Konami Announces New Information for Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels
Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME on XBox Live and PlayStation®Network!
El Segundo, CA (April 16, 2014) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI), the manufacturer of the world's number one selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), today revealed new information about Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels, the latest game based on the hugely popular TCG series. Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels will be available worldwide on the XBox Live online entertainment network for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft from April 23. The game will also be available on PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system starting in Europe and Australia on April 23 and available for North and Latin America on April 29. Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels marks the return of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise to the video game platform, which spans television and the trading card game.
In Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels, players enter a Virtual Dueling System, an advanced program in which they battle against simulated Duelists in the animated series, from classic Yu-Gi-Oh! to Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal. Players can even unlock avatars from the animated series and take them online to battle other players in versus matches.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels game features and functionality include:
· Duel with the latest cards from the official Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, including Xyz Monsters.
· Customize your Decks with more than 6,000 cards, the most in any Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME video game.
· Compete against 80 popular characters across all four animated series: classic Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, and Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal.
· Battle through Single Player or compete in four-player tag duels with text and voice chat ability.
· Compatible with previously purchased downloadable content from Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Decade Duels Plus!
· Online play includes three modes:
o Rank Match – Compete against Yu-Gi-Oh! fans of the same rank and ability
o Quick Match – Jump right into the action and compete against any Yu-Gi-Oh! fan.
o Custom Match – Battle your friends and completely customize the rules of play.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels is available for download now via the Games Store on XBox Live for $9.99 in the US & Canada only. Exciting and fun to play 55-card Decks and 24-card Packs will also be available as add-on content for $2.99 and $1.99 each, respectively. Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels is rated “E10+” (Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Suggestive Themes) by the ESRB.
Duelists can tune in every Saturday morning for the all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal animated series and classic Yu-Gi-Oh! episodes on Vortexx on The CW in the United States. In addition, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal airs twice on Sundays on Nicktoons. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal every Friday and Saturday on YTV!
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.comm. 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. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by KONAMI can be found at www.konami.com.