Dynasty Warriors 9: Five More Characters Revealed Alongside New Gameplay Videos

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Even more characters have been revealed by Koei Tecmo for the upcoming Dynasty Warriors 9 title. The latest installment is the first of the franchise to feature an open-world gameplay experience, and many familiar faces have been revealed so far leading up to its release in February of next year. The list of characters detailed so far is massive, to say the least, and it doesn't look like it's slowing down anytime soon.

Here are the latest characters to be revealed:

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  • Guan Xing, Yue Jin, Lianshi, Fa Zheng, and Zhong Hui

The team behind the beloved series have revealed a few more key pieces of art, including even more trailers to show actual in-game gameplay. Essentially, it's a great time to be a Dynasty Warriors fan.

Dynasty Warriors 9 will be launching in Japan on February 8th for the PlayStation 4, with a western release slated for February 13th. With the western release also removes the exclusivity as the title will open up for Xbox One and PC as well!

More about the game:

"For the first time in the series, the expansive land of China is shown on a single map with the introduction of an open world format for diverse progression through the game. The 'one vs thousands' exhilarating action of the Warriors series and the beloved characters from the Romance of the Three Kingdoms tale are carried over, but the freedom through an open world stage provides a brand new Warriors experience.

The map is displayed with beautiful graphics and features many different regions of China such as snow plains, jungles and deserts which reflect the passage of time and changing climate. Key cities and checkpoints, such as Luoyang and Hulao Gate, and landmarks such as the Yellow River and Mt. Song, are replicated, allowing for deeper immersion into the game world."