Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires Launches December 23 in Japan

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires Launches December 23

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires launches December 23 in Japan, publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Omega Force have announced at Tokyo Games Show 2021.

When Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires Launches December 23, it will be available across Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. A price point is set at 7,480 yen.

Here’s some new gameplay, from Tokyo Game Show 2021, both from the 35:00 to 48:00 mark:

English Gameplay


Japanese Gameplay


Here’s a rundown on the various editions and first-run bonuses for the game:

Standard Version

Note: Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One and Steam versions are sold only as download versions.

20th Anniversary Version

  • Game software
  • 20th anniversary selection art book of all 94 characters
  • 94 character cards set (with stand)
  • Original soundtrack CD (2 discs)

Gamecity Version (Switch, PS4, PS5)

  • Game software
  • Male editor “Guo Jia Set”
  • Officer gathering cloth poster
  • Acrylic figures

Digital Deluxe Version (for all platforms)

  • Game software
  • Season Pass
    • Edit Pass Set (14 bonus items)
    • Bonus castles (quantity 5)
    • Season Pass Bonus: Additional special cavalry (quantity 4)
  • Bonus Gems (x6)
  • Bonus ancient officer editor characters (quantity 10)
  • Bonus campaign scenario (quantity 3)

First-Run Bonuses

First-run copies include an edit parts set that allows you to select “Zhao Yun” armor in edit mode.

The game was previously delayed to an unannounced date – read more about that here in our previous report. The western versions have yet to be dated but will likely be close to today’s December release, in Japan.

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