Koei Tecmo has announced the release date for Dynasty Warriors 9.
The latest in their historically-based musou action series will launch on February 13th across PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in North America and Europe.
The game will get some pre-order bonuses in both its retail and digital versions. The bonus content has seven costumes for fan-favorite characters, including: Beijing opera-style costume for Zhao Yun and six costumes inspired by traditional Chinese undergarment styles – one each for Guan Yinping, Diaochan, Sun Shangxiang, Lu Lingqi, Wang Yi, and Wang Yuanji.
Here’s a bunch of new screenshots and artwork, including a look at the bonus costumes:
Here’s a rundown on the game, via Koei Tecmo:
DYNASTY WARRIORS 9, is a brand-new installment in developer Omega Force’s acclaimed series of action titles. Unifying the classic, time-tested “one versus thousands” action iconic to the Warriors series with a variety of new features, characters and content in an expansive open world environment, DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 aims to deliver the most immersive and ambitious experience to date.
The game introduces exhilarating new combat mechanics with the State Combo System. This new system allows players to perform 3 different attack styles – Trigger Attacks, Flow Attacks and Finish Attacks – each dealing progressively more damage and aiming to create a thrilling and fluid experience unlike any previous entry in the franchise.
Closely following real historical events and figures, DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 will have players experiencing the story of the Three Kingdoms by completing key and secondary events over ten riveting chapters – beginning with the Yellow Turban Rebellion and through the ultimate unification of China.