Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds Steam Release Date Announced

Idea Factory International have recently announced that Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds, an otome-styled visual novel that was originally released onto the PS Vita earlier this year, will be making it’s way to Steam towards the end of this month.

Specifically the game will be available on the 24th August 2017 as both a standard and digital deluxe edition with the deluxe edition contain a selection of ‘digital’ extras such as desktop wallpapers and artwork.

Deluxe Digital Edition Contents:

  • OST
  • Event Scene Collection
  • PC Wallpaper
  • Mobile Wallpaper
  • Character Art Collection

As previously announced this Steam version will feature upgraded visuals and support for Steam functionalities such as achievements and trading cards. Additionally this PC version will also come complete with English, Japanese, and Traditional Chinese localisation; meaning that users who understand English, Japanese and Traditional Chinese will be able to experience the story of the Shinsengumi and its secrets.

Synopsis: A lone Chizuru Yukimura travels from Edo to Kyoto in hopes of searching for her father who mysteriously vanished. As she ventures through the unfamiliar city in the dark of night, she is suddenly attacked by a gang of samurai. Amidst the chaos, a mysterious figure approaches her, hungry for the taste of blood.
As the threat of danger approaches, she is saved by none other than the Shinsengumi.

After their encounter, Chizuru lives with the men of the Shinsengumi to fulfill their common goal: seeking out her missing father. However, she slowly uncovers the Shinsengumi’s dark secret: The Furies. A group of men calling themselves “Demons” eventually confront the Shinsengumi, standing in opposition to their secret Fury identity.

Upon meeting these Demons, Chizuru is forced to come face to face with the secrets of her past. This story is about a girl who allies with the men of the Shinsengumi, who are struggling to uphold their faith in an era of rapid social change in Japan.

Key Feature:
  • 12 Handsome Bachelors – Fall in love as these 12 bachelors battle for your heart in this historical fantasy!
  • Over 80 Hours of Romance – With over 30 different endings, immerse yourself in the world of Hakuoki through its compelling tale of romance, friendship, and betrayal!
  • Beauty at Your Fingertips – Fluid animation and vibrant art breathes life into this climatic era in Japan’s history! Then, view all of the art in a gorgeous photo gallery.

Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds is currently available for the PS Vita as both a digital and physical release; this Steam version will be available on the 24th August 2017 as a digital download from Steam.

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About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked on ZOMGPlay and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita or Xbox One.

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