Konami Unveils September Yu-Gi-Oh! Releases


Source: Konami
Summary:

Konami announced that they will release two major Yu-Gi-Oh! products in September 2016. The company will release the following:


  • 9/2/2016: 2016 Mega Tin: Yugi & Slifer ($19.99)
  • 9/2/2016: 2016 Mega Tin: Kaiba & Obelisk ($19.99)
  • 9/16/2016: Duelist Pack: Rivals of the Pharaoh ($1.99/Pack)

The Yugi & Slifer Mega Tin will include a “Secret Rare” Slifer the Sky Dragon card, as well as an “Ultra Rare” Dark Magician card.

The Kaiba & Obelisk will ship with a “Secret Rare” Obelisk the Tormentor card and an “Ultra Rare” Blue-Eyes White Dragon.

The Rivals of the Pharaoh set will include 46 cards, 11 of which are new. The breakdown of rarities is as follows:


  • 24 Commons
  • 10 Rares
  • 6 Super Rares
  • 6 Ultra Rares


Konami announced that they will release two major Yu-Gi-Oh! products in September 2016. The company will release the following:


  • 9/2/2016: 2016 Mega Tin: Yugi & Slifer ($19.99)
  • 9/2/2016: 2016 Mega Tin: Kaiba & Obelisk ($19.99)
  • 9/16/2016: Duelist Pack: Rivals of the Pharaoh ($1.99/Pack)

The Yugi & Slifer Mega Tin will include a “Secret Rare” Slifer the Sky Dragon card, as well as an “Ultra Rare” Dark Magician card.

The Kaiba & Obelisk will ship with a “Secret Rare” Obelisk the Tormentor card and an “Ultra Rare” Blue-Eyes White Dragon.

The Rivals of the Pharaoh set will include 46 cards, 11 of which are new. The breakdown of rarities is as follows:


  • 24 Commons
  • 10 Rares
  • 6 Super Rares
  • 6 Ultra Rares

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THE Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME GOES OLD SCHOOL FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL SEASON WITH TWO NEW PRODUCTS 

2016 MEGA TINS AND DUELIST PACK: RIVALS OF THE PHARAOH

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El Segundo, Calif. (September 7, 2016) – September’s going to be a blast from the past as new Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) releases from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) take Dueling back to its roots this fall. In the2016 Mega-Tins and Duelist Pack: Rivals of the Pharaoh, heroic Duelists return to face their greatest rivals, and forgotten forces emerge from the original Yu-Gi-Oh! TV Series.

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Players will want to hurry to stores to get their hands on September’s leadoff product, the enormous 2016 Mega-Tins, which released on September 2.  The 2016 Mega-Tins celebrate the original heroes of Dueling, Yugi and Kaiba … and they aren’t coming alone. The Yugi & Slifer Tin comes with a Secret Rare Slifer the Sky Dragon and an Ultra Rare Dark Magician, while the Kaiba & Obelisk Tin features a Secret Rare Obelisk the Tormentor and an Ultra Rare Blue-Eyes White Dragon.  And that’s just the beginning! Every 2016 Mega-Tin has three 16-card Mega-Packs highlighting the best from Crossed Souls,Clash of Rebellions, Dimension of Chaos, and Breakers of Shadow. And beyond the legendary Egyptian God Cards and signature Ultra Rares, each heroic Tin has four more foil promos – including a new Pendulum Monster, Aether, the Evil Empowering Dragon and a never-before-seen boss monster for D/D/D’s, D/D/D Gust King Alexander.

Duelists will want to get both cool designs before they sell-out. Each Tin, sold separately, will be available at retailers nationwide for $19.99 MSRP.

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Duelist Pack: Rivals of the Pharaoh hits stores September 16, as the craftiest villains of the original Yu-Gi-Oh! TV series return with new tricks. Bakura’s long-awaited Dark Sanctuary makes the leap to reality – a powerful Field Spell that weaves dark victories with Destiny Board, and turns an opponent’s attacks against them.  Kaiba’s Lullaby of Obedience lets Duelists play any monster from an opponent’s Deck, and Duelists will finally command Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon’ssignature attack with the Spell Card Neutron Blast. Pegasus and Marik make a cameo, while Yugi battles back with new cards for his Silent Magician and Silent Swordsman monsters.

Duelist Pack: Rivals of the Pharaoh contains 11 brand-new cards, and 46 cards in all: 24 Commons, 10 Rares, 6 Super Rares, and 6 Ultra Rares. Each Duelist Pack: Rivals of the Pharaoh will be $1.99 MSRP per five-card pack at hobby retailers nationwide and mass retailers will offer a two-pack blister for $3.99.

Duelists can watch a new episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Sunday on Nicktoons – check local listings for times. In addition,all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL episodes every Tuesday as well as all of classic Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s can be seen on www.yugioh.com in the United States. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Fridayand Saturday on Teletoon! For more information on KONAMI or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, please visitwww.yugioh-card.com or call 310-220-8630 to speak directly with a Yu-Gi-Oh! customer support team member.

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, Inc. is the exclusive licensee and rights holder to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in North America and Latin America.

About KONAMI

KONAMI is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties and traditional trading card games. KONAMI’s software titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers.  KONAMI is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide.  The latest information about KONAMI can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiaries, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. in Windsor, the United Kingdom. Details of the products published by KONAMI can be found at www.konami.com.

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