Dynasty Warriors 9 Confirmed For PS4, Xbox One And PC, New Battle System Detailed

By Mike Sousa on August 4, 2017, 1:02PM EDT

A few months, Koei Tecmo announced that Dynasty Warriors 9 would be released in the west, but no details on which platforms the game would be available were provided. The publisher has now confirmed that Omega Force’s latest entry in the long-running action franchise will be released on PS4, Xbox One and PC

Whether players choose to follow the main storyline quests or spend time exploring the vast natural wonders of China – from the lush cedar woods and bamboo forests of Chengdu to the legendary Great Wall - the ongoing war will continue to rage along their journey. Skirmishes, clashes, special side missions, and larger scale conflicts can be engaged at the player’s will as they venture through far –reaching lands, allowing for a sense of freedom of choice for the player previously unfelt in previous Dynasty Warriors titles. These battles range from scouting missions to discover powerful enemy officers, to guerilla actions to subdue messengers and scouts, to outright sabotage on enemy supply troops; success in these combat engagements offer great rewards and have an effect on future battles’ difficulty.

To further expand the choices available to the player, Koei Tecmo is also introducing two new playable characters to the game, each formidable in their own right. Man Chong, from the kingdom of Wei, is a brilliant general, skilled debater, and an excellent tactician. Meanwhile, Zhou Cang from the kingdom of Shu is best known for his incredible stamina and speed. Both characters join an already strong roster of fan favorites and will provide an even more diverse selection for players keen on exploring different storylines in different kingdoms.

You can check the new batch of screenshots below. These showcase the vast Chinese landscapes and wildlife, new character designs, and brand-new characters.

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