Sunday, July 5, 2015
KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCHES FIRST Yu-Gi-Oh! TITLE FOR PLAYSTATION® 4 SYSTEM AND XBOX ONE
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist Available This Summer
El Segundo, Calif. (June 4, 2015) – Attention Duelists! Ready for a challenge? Enter the Duelist Simulator to take your place among the finest game players ever with Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist! For the first time, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) brings the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system on the PlayStation®Network and the Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, for a next-generation experience that’s not to be missed! Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist will arrive early summer to take fans on a nostalgic journey to the memorable world of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TV animated series.
Players from around the world have been invited to take part in an elite Dueling program that simulates the best Duels from every era of Yu-Gi-Oh!. Gamers can replay actual events in the Yu-Gi-Oh! timeline, from the original Yu-Gi-Oh! series up to Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, featuring the same storylines, characters, and Decks in a brand-new Story Campaign. Duelists will also battle against characters from the newest generation of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TV series, Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V, with even more Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V Duels to be included later as add-on content.
Newcomers to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME can hone their skills courtesy of the game’s comprehensive tutorial, while experienced players can dive into the rich Story Campaign and Duel with more than 90 characters in hundreds of matches, and even compete in new Battle Pack Sealed Deck and Draft play with other Duelists online.
Game features include:
·The very first Yu-Gi-Oh! video game available for the PlayStation® 4 system and Xbox One for a never-before-seen next-generation Yu-Gi-Oh! experience!
·Relive past Dueling glory with a Story Campaign that recounts the events from the Yu-Gi-Oh! TV series! Battle your opponent, and then take on the role of that character and Duel against the protagonist in a “Reverse Duel.”
·Duel with the latest cards from the official Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, including Pendulum Summon Monsters!
·For the first time, compete in Battle Pack Sealed and Draft play against the A.I. or with players online. Battle Pack formats supported include Battle Pack: Epic Dawn, Battle Pack 2: War of the Giants, and War of the Giants: Round 2.
·Customize your Decks with more than 6,600 cards, the most in any Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME video game.
·Compete against characters from the newest generation of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TV series, Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V!
·Add-on content available at launch, with additional Decks, Avatars, playable characters and Duels!
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist will be available early summer on the PS4™ system on the PlayStation®Network and available for purchase digitally on Xbox One for $19.99. Add-on content is also available for purchase digitally for $4.99 each. Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist is rated E10+ (Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Suggestive Themes) by the ESRB. For more information on Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist please visit www.yugioh-card.com/en/products/legacy_of_the_duelist.html.
Duelists can watch all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL episodes every Tuesday as well as all of classic Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s on www.yugioh.com in the United States. In addition, Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL airs twice on Sundays on Nicktoons. Check local TV listings for upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V episodes. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL every Friday and Saturday on Teletoon! For more information on KONAMI or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, please visit www.yugioh-card.com or call 310-220-8630 to speak directly with a Yu-Gi-Oh! customer support team member.
About The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is the #1 trading card game in the world with over 25 billion cards sold. It is a game of strategy, where players create individual Decks of cards collected from Structure Decks and Booster Packs. Two players engage in a Duel while using cards that represent powerful monsters, magical Spells and surprising Traps. Duelists with well-constructed Decks, dominating monsters, solid strategy and good fortune are the victors in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is the exclusive licensee and rights holder to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in North America and Latin America.
KONAMI is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties and traditional trading card games. KONAMI's software titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. KONAMI is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. The latest information about KONAMI can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiaries, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. in Windsor, the United Kingdom. Details of the products published by KONAMI can be found at www.konami.com.
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