Koei Tecmo has introduced the Japanese and Asian launch date for Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires at its Tokyo Game Show 2021 stream. The game will probably be accessible in Japanese and Chinese languages on December 23, 2021.

(*9*) Akihiro Suzuki offered new gameplay footage that includes initially created characters. One of them is an elder model of Zhao Yun, made with unique components from the game’s early buy incentives. The footage additionally included cutscenes that may function any characters, together with player-created ones.

Suzuki additionally confirmed a sneak peek of Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires‘ character creation mode. The footage showed the new RGB coloring feature that players can apply to each costume part separately. It also confirmed the return of the officer replacement system. Using this system, players can replace existing officers — both unique and generic — with their own created characters. The producer had previously revealed more returning features, such as marriage and child inheritance.

Near the end of the segment, Akihiro Suzuki expressed his interest in releasing a demo version of the game. However, he has not confirmed the demo’s launch date, so he’ll announce it at a later time.

Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires will probably be accessible for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in Japan and East Asia on December 23, 2021. Koei Tecmo will announce particulars for the western English launch later.