Dynasty Warriors 9 announced, has open-world gameplay

Koei Tecmo celebrates Dynasty Warriors' 15th anniversary by announcing a brand new game that will 'rebirth' the franchise with open-world gameplay.

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Published Sat, Dec 17 2016 6:52 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Koei Tecmo today announced Dynasty Warriors 9, a new chapter to the landmark strategy fighting game.

Dynasty Warriors 9 was announced during Koei Tecmo's "Greatest Games Lineup in History" stream, with the game set to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Dynasty Warriors series. A platform or release date was not revealed, and we're not sure if the game will even cross over to the West.

Koei Tecmo promises that Dynasty Warriors 9 will be a "rebirth" for the series with major changes and overhauls, and will be set in an open-ended world this time around. Official details are slim, but we do know that Zhou Cang will be a new character in Dynasty Warriors 9.

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NEWS SOURCES:gematsu.com, twitter.com

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