Physical Retail Version Includes Three New Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Cards: Progleo, Micro Coder and Cynet Codec
EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. – May 21, 2019 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announces that Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution will launch on August 20 at SRP $39.99. Exclusive for Nintendo Switch™, Duelists will experience more than 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise history reliving stories from the original animated series through Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V and challenge the newest generation of Duelists from the virtual world of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS.
Starting today, Duelists can pre-order retail and digital versions of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution. Exclusive to the physical retail version, Duelists will unpack three brand-new Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) cards. You will find the Link Monster, Progleo, along with the Cyberse Monster Micro Coder and the Spell Card Cynet Codec! Duelists can also visit the Nintendo eShop to pre-order their digital version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution and be ready to Duel on August 20.
With more than 9,000 cards, the most in any Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG video game, Duelists will build and customize competitive decks to challenge other players with local and online play through Nintendo Switch Online.
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 Pro Evolution Soccer, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game series. www.konami.com/games/corporate/en/