Die by the Blade Slices Onto PC and Consoles in 2022

Publisher Kwalee has announced that Die by the Blade, a cyberpunk-themed samurai fighting game, launches for PC and consoles in 2022.

Developed by Grindstone and Triple Hill Interactive, Die by Blade takes inspiration from Bushido Blade, Way of the Samurai and Dark Souls. Previously been funded via a Kickstarter campaign last October, Kwalee has now secured publishing rights.

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Die by the Blade Slices Onto PC and Consoles in 2022

Promising a "unique fusion of fast-paced, sword fighting action," Die by the Blade takes a different approach to traditional fighting games. Focusing instead on one-hit kills, that promises "diverse weapon playstyles" alongside online multiplayer.

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Outlining what to expect via a PlayStation Blog entry, Triple Hill Interactive's Chief Designer, Peter Adamondy, called development a "rollercoaster ride over the past year" and wanted to provide an update.

They've also released this new trailer, which you can watch below:

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While we don't have a more specific release window than 2022, Die by the Blade is coming to Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. We'll keep you informed as we learn more.