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Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires

Fresh footage of Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires has emerged from ChinaJoy 2021, which is being shown off at the expo this week. Get a look at the gameplay below.

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires arrives for Switch later in 2021.

A fresh batch of Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires details have emerged from this week’s issue of Famitsu. The latest tidbits confirm an explorable open field, character creator inspired by Nioh 2, and more.

Here’s the full roundup, courtesy of Siliconera:

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires has reemerged with a brand new gameplay trailer. You can check out today’s video below.

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires will launch later this year. In Japan, Koei Tecmo will release a 20th Anniversary Box containing the game, art book, 94 character cards, and two-disc soundtrack. Additional information about the game can be found here.

When we last heard about Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires, the game was on track for an early 2021 release. However, that will no longer be happening.

In a statement today, Koei Tecmo said “the team is still working hard on delivering the best game possible”. A new launch window will be shared in the future.

The full message reads:

At TGS 2020 Online, Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires was revealed during a live stream. Koei Tecmo has now translated that introduction – which includes gameplay details – from producer Akihiro Suzuki. Watch it below.

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires launches on Switch in early 2021.

Koei Tecmo announced Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires for Switch at Tokyo Game Show Online 2020 this past weekend. The company has now followed up with more news, providing the official announcement and first screenshots.

Here’s the full roundup:

At Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online, Koei Tecmo announced Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires. It will launch on Switch and other platforms in early 2021.

Here’s an overview of the game: