Today, Konami launched its newest title, Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution, which is now available exclusively for the Nintendo Switch™.
Available now in retail stores and through the Nintendo eShop at SRP $39.99, Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution draws from more than 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! history and taps into the most memorable storylines from the shows. Exclusive to the physical retail version, Duelists will unpack three brand-new Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) cards – Link Monster, Progleo, along with the Cyberse Monster Micro Coder and the Spell Card Cynet Codec.
Look forward to our upcoming review of the game coming soon, but in the mean time, here is the official release press release with all the details.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution Out Now
It’s Time to Duel in this Nintendo Switch Exclusive for $39.99
EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. – August 20, 2019 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced its newest title, Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution, is now available exclusively for Nintendo Switch™. The most comprehensive Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) in franchise history is available now in stores and through the Nintendo eShop at SRP $39.99.
Exclusive to the physical retail version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution, Duelists will unpack three brand-new Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG cards: the Link Monster, Progleo, along with the Cyberse Monster Micro Coder and the Spell Card Cynet Codec.
Based on the official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution allows Duelists to construct their own Decks from a selection of more than 9,000 cards, the most in any Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG video game. Creating a tailored experience for Duelists of all experience levels and those who are familiar with the six animated Yu-Gi-Oh! series, the game provides the opportunity to relive more than 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! history, in addition to tapping into some of the most memorable storylines from the shows.
Duelists can visit the Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution web page for full retail information: https://www.konami.com/yugioh/lotd_le/us/en/.
Additional key features in Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution include:
- Challenge other players with local-play or Nintendo Online
- The addition of Link Monster cards not only change the way seasoned Duelists play their cards, but where they play them
- Take on the roles of the animated series villains with Reverse Duels
- Compete in Battle Pack Sealed Pack and Draft play
- Includes all previously released Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist content
The Yu-Gi-Oh! series is based on the manga Yu-Gi-Oh! (by Kazuki Takahashi), which was serialized in SHUEISHA Inc.’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1996 and is now on the sixth iteration of the “Yu-Gi-Oh!” animated series (currently airing on TV Tokyo-affiliated channels). KONAMI released the first console game in 1998, and the series, including the trading card game, is still enjoyed by countless customers worldwide. KONAMI continues to develop and distribute a wide range of Yu-Gi-Oh! content to deliver the fun and excitement of the series to customers around the globe.
About Konami Group
Konami Group was established in 1973, starting as an amusement machine manufacturer for arcades. Over the years, the company has grown to include different business units across various markets. Currently, KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION includes the Digital Entertainment, Amusement, Gaming & Systems, and Sports Businesses. The company went public on the Osaka Securities Exchange in 1984, the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. For more information, visit: www.konami.com/en.
About Konami Digital Entertainment
Konami Digital Entertainment, which is the core company of Konami Group, develops entertaining content for mobile, console and card games. The company is known for global franchises such as PES, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game series. www.konami.com/games/corporate/en/
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