Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess Reveals Demo, Available Today, and Collaboration with Okami

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Capcom announced a demo of Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess during its Next livestream, and a surprise: the game will be available today.

Capcom said the demo will let you play through part of the main story, and there’s no limit to how long you can play or how many times you can play. It’ll be available on all of the platforms Kunitsu-Gami releases on: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, PS5, PS4, and Steam.

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And that’s not all: Capcom also revealed a collaboration with its beloved 2006 hit Okami. The collaboration will include Okami-themed costumes for the main character Kunitsu-Gami, Soh, and Maiden Yoshiro, as well as special weapons and music.

Capcom added that if enough people cooperate and complete the bonus unlock campaign between today and 7:59 PM PDT on July 17, 2024, the Okami collaboration items will be available as part of a free update for anyone who purchases a copy of Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess when it releases on July 19. Details of the bonus unlock campaign can be seen below.

We first learned about Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess about a year ago at Xbox Games Showcase 2023, and we got a look at gameplay during the Xbox Partner Preview back in March. Interestingly, as we noted at the time, it appears to be a real-time strategy game, combining third-person action with tower defense-style tactics mechanics.

According to Capcom, “The game takes place on a mountain covered in corruption. During the day, cleanse villages and prepare for the sunset. At night, protect the Maiden from Seethe’s hordes. Repeat the day and night cycle until you cleanse the mountain of corruption and restore peace to the land.”

For more, check out our roundup of July’s biggest game releases, including Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess.

Alex Stedman is a senior news editor at IGN, overseeing entertainment coverage. When she’s not writing or editing, you can find her reading fantasy novels or playing Dungeons & Dragons.

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