Die by the Blade is a One-Hit Kill Swordfighting Game Heading to Xbox in 2022

Die by the Blade is a One-Hit Kill Swordfighting Game Heading to Xbox in 2022

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Richard Walker

Reminiscent of 1997 PSone swordfighting game, Bushido Blade, publisher Kwalee has announced Die by the Blade, a fast-paced one-on-one fighter, featuring one-hit-kill combat, various weapon play-styles, and an online mutiplayer mode. Developed by Grindstone and Triple Hill Interactive, the game is due to release in 2022.

Demanding a calculated strategy, Die by the Blade lists Bushido Blade, Way of the Samurai, and even Dark Souls as inspirations, with every move you make mattering. The game will feature a roster of seven customisable characters, each with their own movesets and weapon, including the swift, precise katana; tactile and manoeuvrable wakizashi; and heavy, brutal nodachi.

With 1v1 battles in solo and online modes, including ranked matches, tournaments, and more, Die by the Blade will be coming to Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC in 2022. You can check out some of the game's deadly swordplay in the announcement trailer below.

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