YU-GI-OH! DUEL LINKS REACHES 100 MILLION DOWNLOADS
KONAMI celebrates by giving all Duelists special accessories gift
Konami Digital Entertainment, B.V. today announces that its popular mobile and PC game Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links has been downloaded over 100 million times. To thank Duelists and followers of the franchise, KONAMI has worked with Yu-Gi-Oh!’s creator, Kazuki Takahashi to create an exclusive Game Mat and Card Sleeves.
Starting today through November 1, Duelists can login to Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links and receive 1,000 free Gems. Duelists that login for seven consecutive days during the campaign will also receive five UR/SR tickets, including a UR Dream Ticket, which can be traded for powerful Ultra Rare cards such as “Magician Navigation” and “The White Stone of Ancients”.
Based on the official Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links brings the popular game to life on mobile devices and on PC. Duelists can kindle the spirit of Yami Yugi, Jaden Yuki, Yusei Fudo and other beloved characters from the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise in competitive card battle action.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! series is based on the manga Yu-Gi-Oh! (by Kazuki Takahashi), which was serialized in SHUEISHA Inc.’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1996 and is now on the sixth iteration of the “Yu-Gi-Oh!” animated series (currently airing on TV Tokyo-affiliated channels). KONAMI released the first console game in 1998, and the series, including the trading card game, is still enjoyed by countless customers worldwide. KONAMI continues to develop and distribute a wide range of Yu-Gi-Oh! content to deliver the fun and excitement of the series to customers around the globe.
For more information, visit www.konami.com/yugioh/duel_links/en/
Duelists that wish to experience Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links in real-life can try out Speed Dueling, the new way to play the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME. Speed Dueling features an easy-to-learn ruleset based on the gameplay mechanics of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links and allows players to become their favourite characters through the introduction of Skill Cards.
For more information, visit https://www.yugioh-card.com/speedduel
About the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is the #1 trading card game in the world with over 25 billion cards sold. It is a game of strategy, where players create individual Decks of cards collected from Structure Decks and Booster Packs. Two players engage in a duel while using cards that represent powerful Monsters, magical Spells and surprising Traps. Duelists with well-constructed Decks, dominating monsters, solid strategy and good fortune are the victors in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. is the exclusive licensee and rights holder to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in Europe and Oceania.
About Konami Group
Konami Group was founded in 1973, starting as an amusement machine manufacturer for arcades. Over the years, the company has grown to include different business units across various markets. Currently, KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION includes the Digital Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Gaming & Systems, and Amusement Businesses. The company went public on the Osaka Securities Exchange in 1984, the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. For more information, visit: www.konami.com/en
About Konami Digital Entertainment
Konami Digital Entertainment, which is the core company of Konami Group, develops entertaining content for mobile, console and card games. The company is known for global franchises such as Pro Evolution Soccer, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game series. www.konami.com/games/corporate/en
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