Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. and China's NetEase are thrilled to announce that mobile game "Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links" (Chinese title: "游戏王：决斗链接") will soon be coming to China.
"Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links" (Chinese title: "游戏王：决斗链接") is a competitive card game released in Japan in 2016. The game was released in other countries in 2017, and in 2019, it surpassed 100 million downloads. In China, pre-registration for the game opened in 2018 as preparations for a full release got underway.
Working in partnership with NetEase, there will be a beta for the game, followed by a full release in early 2021.
Konami Digital Entertainment looks forward to bringing more products and services to gamers in China.
|Title||游戏王：决斗链接 (overseas title: "Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links")|
|Genre||Competitive card game|
|Price||Free to play (in-app purchases available)|
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Founded in 1997 in Guangzhou, NetEase offers a free email service in addition to other Internet services such as portal sites and blogs. In 2000 it entered PC game development, and currently operates over 20 titles. The company moved into the mobile games market in 2014, striking a partnership with Konami Digital Entertainment in May of that year. It currently distributes the Winning Eleven series (Chinese title: "実況足球") and other titles in China.
About the Yu-Gi-Oh! series
Created by Kazuki Takahashi, "Yu-Gi-Oh!" is a popular manga that has been serialized in Shueisha Inc.’s "Weekly Shonen Jump" magazine since 1996. Starting with the original "Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters," numerous anime adaptations have also been broadcast on TV Tokyo, including the latest series, "Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens," which began in May 2020 to launch an exciting new era for the franchise. Since 1998, Konami Digital Entertainment has released a long line of console titles based on the series. It has also distributed a trading card game since 1999. In 2016, it released "Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links" for mobile and PC platforms. The game continues to be a hit with players around the world.