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Feel the rush with a new way to play Yu-Gi-Oh! in this bestselling title
Feel the rush with a new way to play Yu-Gi-Oh! in this bestselling title

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Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. (KONAMI) reveals that Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! comes to the Americas, Europe and Oceania on 7 December, exclusively on Nintendo Switch™. To commemorate the news, KONAMI has released a trailer featuring new gameplay action.

Already a bestseller in Japan’s retail sales charts, Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! offers an exciting, brand-new way to play Yu-Gi-Oh! Summon powerful monsters repeatedly to your heart’s content, filling the field up with your cards. On your next turn, replace your hand back to full, no matter how many cards you played. The momentum can swing at any moment in this electric new Yu-Gi-Oh! title; one minute you’re in total control, the next your opponent suddenly has the advantage.

In Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale, Duelists can:

  • Discover an original story featuring a host of fun new characters
  • Explore a full single-player campaign in which you can hone your Dueling skills
  • Build up your Deck from a massive, wide-ranging selection of cards
  • Duel wherever you are with local multiplayer functionality for up to two players
  • Take on your friends and challengers across the globe in online two-player Duels
  • And much, much more

Based on the Duel style of Yuga Ohdo, from the Yu-Gi-Oh! SEVENS animation popularized in Japan, Rush Duel is an alternate ruleset from the standard Master Duel used in the traditional Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME that’s just as entertaining and is a great entry point for any new Duelist.

Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale launches for Nintendo Switch™ on 7 December, available via the Nintendo eShop. Feel the rush and become a Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL champion!

Today, the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is available across the globe, with products distributed in more than 80 countries and 9 languages, to be enjoyed by fans of all ages.

For all the latest information regarding Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME products and events, and all the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! digital card game titles, please visit the following:




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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 established 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, Amusement, Gaming & Systems, and Sports 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:

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 eFootball™, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game series.

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