By Tyler Trosper / June 22nd, 2017
Koei Tecmo released details about Dynasty Warriors 9’s new gameplay features. New Combat mechanics have been introduced, allowing players to perform the new State Combo System. The combo system allows for three attack styles: Trigger Attacks, Flow Attacks, and Finish Attacks. All three styles flow into each to provide a fluid battle system.
With Dynasty Warriors 9 being an open world game, new gameplay features have been introduced to take advantage of this massive world. Players are able to climb buildings and mountains, shoot explosive barrels, and use grappling hooks to move up walls.
Koei Tecmo released a batch of screenshots showing these new gameplay features in action:
To see the beautiful world in action, Koei Tecmo also released a new trailer:
For further details, check out Koei Tecmo’s press release.
KOEI TECMO AMERICA DETAILS NEW COMBAT FEATURES FOR
DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 ALONGSIDE NEW TRAILER
Overcome Opponents in Fluid and Empowering New Ways with the State Combo System and Explore a Beautiful Open World with New Interactive Elements
Burlingame, Calif. – June 22, 2017 – KOEI TECMO America today revealed exciting new combat mechanics and exploration features slated to debut with the upcoming installment in developer Omega Force’s long-running action franchise, DYNASTY WARRIORS 9. An impressive new trailer released alongside today’s announcement provides a closer look at the beautifully rendered environments and dynamic combat systems that players can look forward to.
DYNASTY WARRIORS 9introduces exhilarating new combat mechanics to the series’ signature “one versus thousands” style gameplay with the State Combo System. This new system allows players to perform 3 different attack styles – Trigger Attacks, Flow Attacks and Finish Attacks – each dealing progressively more damage. Trigger Attacks allow players to create the start of an explosive combo, leading to Flow Attacks, which adapt to the enemy’s current state. Successful combos allow for a Finish Attack to be performed, delivering a final blow that eradicates any foes caught in its path. These new enhancements aim to create a thrilling and fluid experience unlike any previous entry in the franchise.
Augmenting the series’ first true open world is another immersive innovation introduced in DYNASTY WARRIORS 9: the Interactive Action system. Players will be able to fully utilize their surroundings for the first time in the Warriors franchise with the ability to climb buildings and mountains, wield grappling hooks to traverse walls, and make use of objects like oil barrels in battle. These new actions offer a breadth of new possibilities for players to take advantage of while travelling around third-century China, or when caught in the heat of battle!
Unifying the classic, time-tested action iconic to the Warriors series with a variety of new features, characters and content in an expansive open world environment, DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 aims to deliver the most immersive and ambitious DYNASTY WARRIORS experience to date. Platforms, release timing, and more information on the game’s new features, characters, and narrative will be unveiled in the coming months.
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