In the last couple of decades there have been no shortage of games of Yu-Gi-Oh!, but the vast majority of them revolved around the manga of Kazuki Takahashi rather than the rules of the Trading Card Game (TCG). Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel is the new title of the saga that reaches all platforms, leaves out characters like Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba and company to try to compete with tat with Magic The Gathering: Arena, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, focusing on the game itself and in making it attractive to potential viewers.
Unveiled at the event Digital NextKonami has not announced a release date for this title that was already announced, albeit only in name, last year. S has ensured that be available on almost any device: PC (Steam), PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, iPhone, iPad “and many other platforms”, according to statements by Kenichi Kataoka, Senior Producer at Konami Digital Entertainment.
Kataoka suggests that Master Duel is aimed at players who have experience with the genre, because for newbies with TCG recommends Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links. He says that while that game, in addition to Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution are “positioned as character games that allow players to enjoy the world of manga and the anime of the saga “, this Master Duel “differs as a game that allows players fully enjoy the official trading card game“.
The producer says they are creating the game by keeping a balance between the spectacularity of the presentation and the rhythm of the clashes. “We trust that viewers can also enjoy watching it,” adds Kataoka, who has announced that there will be competitive and amateur tournaments for players of different levels and that the title will have its space in the world championship dedicated to the card game.
Another game has also been announced of which only a brief teaser in the form of a logo, Yu-Gi-Oh! Cross Duel. It will be out sometime for iOS and Android and will allow battles between four players. It has also been announced Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL for Nintendo Switch; based on the series Yu-Gi-Oh! SEVENS, arrive in autumn to Europe and America.
There has also been a new Yu-Gi-Oh! mobile game announcement called Cross Duel which allows 4-player card battles