Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Arena Online PC Game Now Live

June 26, 2014 at 9:28 pm | Posted in Konami | 6 Comments
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Title screen of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Arena

Konami announced today that its newest Yu-Gi-Oh! game for the PC, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Arena, is open for play! The game, hosted on Miniclip.com, includes over 6,000 cards and has a single-player mode where duelists can play against AI opponents, as well as an Arena mode where duelists can challenge other people over the Internet in single rounds and matches.

Players start Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Arena with a mishmash of 50 weak cards, from which they craft their first deck. They can enhance their deck by buying booster packs using either Duel Points (the in-game currency earned from defeating opponents) or Miniclip Credits (purchased with real money). Players can also recruit Partners, from whom they can rent special themed decks for a certain number of games. Players are limited by how many duels they can play in a period of time by their Stamina, which is gradually replenished throughout the day and can also be replenished with Miniclip Credits.

Duel Arena is free to play, but players who want to progress more quickly to make their own decks will want to buy Miniclip Credits.

Prior to today’s launch, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Arena opened for public beta in late May and ran until June 19. Improvements to the launch version include new Partners and boosters, additional animated effects, and a smoother, more polished dueling experience.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Arena is the first Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG simulator for the PC to be released since the defunct Yu-Gi-Oh! Online game series. Give it a shot! The game is filled with adorable chibi (super deformed) anime characters and monsters!

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  1. “Sorry, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Arena is no longer available :(“

  2. Hmm, I’ve never seen that error message before. Where are you based? The game might be restricted to certain countries only.

  3. I’m in Brazil. Unfortunately it seems you are right. Upon a more careful reading, the Konami announcement you linked says “Available in North America and Europe from June 26”. It says release in Japan in To Be Announced and doesn’t comment about anywhere else in the world. It’s a pity, really… Seems like official Yu-Gi-Oh! content often gets region-locked.

  4. Argh, that’s disappointing. And a little surprising too, since this is a TCG game. I hope they open this game to all TCG territories soon.

  5. Seems the “Available in (…) Europe” is a bit of a stretch as well. I get the same message, and I live in Norway. :(

  6. Maybe Konami actually meant EU countries, not all of Europe. :(


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