The presentation of Trek to Yomi During last summer’s E3, he showed off a stylized samurai game inspired by classic Japanese cinema and legendary filmmakers like Akira Kurosawa. Following the recent reveal of the voice cast for Trek to Yomi, and following in the footsteps of blockbuster samurai games like Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Ghost of Tsushima, Devolver Digital and developer Flying Wild Hog have been bringing the fans new information and gameplay.
Now, a recent trailer has officially confirmed the game’s release date. Although the revelation of Trek to Yomi last summer seems to be riding the wave of the most popular samurai games in recent years, Devolver Digital had only given a vague release date for the highly anticipated title.
A trailer in December confirmed that Trek to Yomi would be a Day One title for Xbox Game Pass at launch and last month’s State of Play stream narrowed the release window down to spring this year. Now, Devolver Digital’s new extended trailer not only gives fans an in-depth look at the opening minutes of Trek to Yomibut also confirms its launch within a month.
The gameplay trailer shows the first fifteen minutes of Trek to Yomi, showcasing many scenes introduced in previous trailers, as well as giving brief gameplay insights. The trailer shows young swordsman Hiroki fighting his way through waves of samurai as he fights his way to his devastated village, and both the title of the video and a teaser at the end officially confirm that Trek to Yomi It will go on sale in a month, on May 5.
While most of the trailer is shown with almost no user interface, in keeping with the classic aesthetic of the Japanese Trek to Yomi movies, there are occasional pop-ups throughout the early stages that allow you to see the game’s combo systems.
While most enemies are eliminated by hitting them hard, the game includes combo moves like the “Stunning Combination” for added visual effect, as well as eye-catching black and white blood splattered finishing moves.
Trek to Yomi arrives May 5 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.