“Die by the Blade, Kwalee’s One-Hit-Kill Sword Fighting game, to launch for PC and consoles in November”

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom – September 22, 2022. Sharpen your blade and prepare to face fearsome opponents, all masters of their deadly craft. Koali is pleased to announce that die by bladebrutal sword fighting game with dynamic one-stroke combat mechanics, you will start November 3, 2022 For PC, PlayStation 4, 5, Xbox One and S/X series. The Nintendo Switch will launch later in 2023.

Developed by Grindstone and Triple Hill Interactive, die by blade It draws inspiration from legendary titles such as Bushido BladeAnd the samurai way and the Evil spirits series. Set in the stunning world of samurai-punk, players must choose from an array of traditional Japanese weapons to determine their own combination of moves, avoid opponents’ lightning-fast strikes, and master the art of the game. One hit kills!


To celebrate the release date announcement, Kwalee has released a new trailer for the game featuring some intriguing characters, deadly bladed weapons, and stunning locations along with brutal 1v1 combat.

Check out the trailer release date announcement over here

Download press file over here

Register your interest in receiving a preview code (when available) over here


Around die by blade

die by blade It is a 1v1 fighter focused on weapons where the difference between victory and death can be as low as a single blade strike. Blast your way through this samurai-punk world with nothing but your trusty weapon at your side in the story-based single-player campaign or crush your friends in local or online multiplayer. Are you looking for more challenge? Test your skills against unknown warriors in online ranked matches and prove that you are the undisputed champion.

in die by bladeThere are no health barriers, so you can’t let your guard down. The one-hit kill system leaves no room for error. If you want to survive, you will need to master the collision mechanic, memorize combos for your chosen weapon, and sharpen your reflexes. The victor of any battle can be determined in a matter of seconds, so be prepared to take multiple quick bouts against your opponents.

Will you have what it takes to become a master samurai? Or will you fall like countless others before you?


  • One hit kills – All it takes is one slice in a tense combat based on a killer blow

  • Choose your playing style – Variety of weapons with different movement combinations

  • Multiplayer Showdowns – Battle online with rated online modes

  • personalization – Design your character’s style the way you see fit

  • brutal encounters – Swear your opponents with pinpoint accuracy

  • Welcome to Samurai Bank – A unique art style that fuses a cyberpunk aesthetic with Japanese-inspired themes

die by blade It will be released for PC, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One & Series S/X on November 3, 2022 with a Nintendo Switch version releasing later in 2023. Fans can make a wishlist die by blade on me steam Currently. Stay up-to-date with the latest news by visiting the official social media channels – Twitter / Facebook / Instagram / discord




For media/PR inquiries for die by blade Please contact:


Mark Allen

Mark Allen PR Ltd on behalf of Grindstone / Kwalee

mark@markallenpr.co.uk +44 (0) 7884 408976

About Kwalee

Kwalee is a multi-award winning publisher and game developer based in Leamington Spa, UK, who publishes a growing catalog of PC and console titles including Eternal Hope & Scathe, along with upcoming titles Die By The Blade, Wildmender and ROBOBEAT.

Founded by game industry icon and Codemasters co-founder David Darling CBE, who leads a fast-growing team of global gaming experts with studios in the UK, India, China and Portugal along with remote team members across the globe, Kwalee is on the hunt for high-quality games to publish on All platforms and developers are encouraged to contact.

Officially named “Best Publisher” (Mobile Games Awards 2022) and “Best Large Studio” (TIGA Awards 2021), Kwalee is also an ambassador for the non-profit organization Women in Games and a regular supporter of the charity SpecialEffect.

About Grindstone

Grindstone is the new age publisher from Slovakia founded by industry veteran Peter Nagy in 2015. Although starting to emerge, the projects produced and supported by Grindstone stand out from the crowd with their unique concept, ideas and production quality. In addition to game production, Grindstone is driving the growth of the regional game development ecosystem, organizing the international game conference Game Days, and aiming to become a global publishing and production company.

About Triple Hill Interactive

Triple Hill Interactive is a fast growing game development studio from Košice, Slovakia. Founded in 2015 by Peter Adamondy, Triple Hill is dedicated to providing innovative, high-quality projects for computers and consoles. Triple Hill has released several mobile games and is currently working on Die by the Blade – an innovative one-stroke sword fighting game inspired by Bushido Blade due for release in 2022.