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Konami Announces the Return of yhe Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship for 2023

Special trailer released for the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game 25th anniversary project

LOS ANGELES – February 2, 2023 – Konami Digital Entertainment Inc., (KONAMI) is delighted to announce its plans to hold the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2023, the prestigious international tournament to determine the world's Top Duelists in three categories.

Following the global events of recent years, it will mark the first time the tournament is due to be held since 2019. KONAMI currently plans to hold the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2023 this August in Japan.

KONAMI is planning the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2023 to feature three separate tournaments for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS, and for the first time since the game's launch, Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL!

Information regarding the qualifying rounds for Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship will be announced through the official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG and digital games' websites and social media channels and through in-game notifications.

For more information, please visit: https://www.Konami.com/yugioh/worldchampionship/2023/en/

Alongside today's announcement, KONAMI is excited to share a special promotional trailer for the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game's 25th anniversary project. Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/pzfwDJzj188

The Yu-Gi-Oh! card game will celebrate its 25th anniversary on February 4, 2024. Today, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG and digital titles including Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS and Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL are loved by millions of fans all across the globe. To mark 25 years of Dueling, KONAMI will launch its 25th anniversary project in 2023, including the release of commemorative products and a variety of other promotions worldwide.

KONAMI will reveal more about the 25th anniversary project soon. Please stay tuned for further details.

Today, the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG is available across the globe, with products distributed in more than 80 countries and 9 languages, to be enjoyed by fans of all ages.

For all the latest information regarding Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG products and events, please visit the following:

  • Webpage: www.yugioh-card.com
  • Facebook: www.Facebook.com/OfficialYuGiOhTCG
  • Instagram: www.instagram.com/officialyugiohtcg/
  • Twitter: www.twitter.com/YuGiOh_TCG
  • YouTube: www.YouTube.com/yugiohtcg
  • Twitch: www.twitch.tv/officialyugiohtcg

Based on the official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS brings the popular game to life on mobile devices and on PC. Duelists can kindle the spirit of Yami Yugi, Jaden Yuki, Yusei Fudo, and other beloved characters from the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise in competitive card battle action.

Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS is available for free at the App Store® for iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®, Google Play™ for Android™ devices, and for PC via Steam.

For more information on Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS, please visit the following

  • Webpage: www.Konami.com/yugioh/duel_links/
  • Facebook: www.Facebook.com/OfficialDuelLinks/
  • Instagram: www.instagram.com/duellinksofficial/
  • Twitter: www.twitter.com/YGO_DL_Official

Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL features beautifully rendered Duels in 4K resolution*, more than 10,000 cards to collect**, an extensive single-player Solo Mode, online Duels, events and more.

Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL is free-to-play with in-game purchases on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Steam, Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android, and it's available now.

For more information on Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL, please visit the following:

  • Webpage: https://www.Konami.com/yugioh/masterduel
  • Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/OfficialYuGiOhMASTERDUEL
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/YGOMasterDuel

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