Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends announced for PS3, Vita
posted on 08.20.13 at 11:06 PM EDT by (@salromano)
Update to add new playable characters.

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on November 28, Tecmo Koei revealed in this week’s Famitsu.

On PlayStation 3, the game will cost 5,040 yen at retail and 4,500 yen via digital download. A PlayStation 3 set also including the original Dynasty Warriors 8 will cost 7,560 yen at retail and 6,600 yen via digital download. On PS Vita, the game will cost 7,140 yen at retail and 6,300 yen via digital download.

In addition to new characters Chen Gong and Zhu Ran, the game will offer multiplayer, downloadable content, cross-play, and cross-save support. If Scenarios, an enhanced Commander Mode, new actions, and an online ranking are also present.

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  • bloodiOS

    I wonder if they’re going to announce a next-gen Musou at TGS?

  • Kkdog4Sado

    So stoked for this! I’m loving DW8 right now.

  • https://twitter.com/RyoonZ RyoonZ

    LMAO, it just came out.

    • Alexander Marquis Starkey

      In America.

  • Richard Drakos

    This game just came out a little over a month ago. I’m expecting Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires next month as well Koei.

  • http://gematsu.com/ Sal Romano

    Vita, too!

  • Milla

    Koei pls my wallet can’t handle this…

  • MrKappa

    I don’t think there was anyone who didn’t doubt this was coming. This is why I didn’t buy it the first time.

  • Kobracon

    YES! Other than One Piece Pirate Warriors 2, I NEEDED a DW game on the Vita that ISN’T effing DW NEXT!

    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

      Ummm… Vita?

      • bloodiOS

        Well, this game has a Vita version… right?

        • Pyrofrost

          Warriors Orochi 3 only got a PSP version for portable play.

          • bloodiOS

            At least its Ultimate version also comes out on Vita.

            • Pyrofrost

              Oh, I didn’t realize that. I only knew about the PSP version of Orochi 3

      • Kobracon

        What, I…yes Vita?

        • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

          It makes more sense now that he has edited the article, lol. I commented when it first stated it was only for PS3 :P

          • Kobracon


    • bloodiOS

      Looking forward to Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate?

      • Kobracon

        Oh holy shit I forgot! You just made my day, BlooDIOs! *ahem* sry. Too much JoJo

  • Pyrofrost

    I look forward to playing this; however, I’m sure everyone here can say that they aren’t surprised by this news.

  • sherimae1324

    i love tecmo koei support for the PS Vita ^_^

    • Budgiecat

      Yeah but I don’t like them for not localizing the free DLC for Trinity: Souls of Zill O’ll and also never localizing the PS2 and PSP copies of Zill O’ll RPG. Or Dreamcast’s Seven Magic Mansions. As well as not localizing (to the U.S.) Project Zero II remake (Fatal Frame II for Wii), and no physical U.S. release for Fist of the North Star 2.

  • PrinceHeir

    finally it’s here :D

    so i’m guessing Empires is next year? :)

    so after that, they can finally make a next gen Dynasty Warriors for PS4 with open world battles and all ^^

  • Elvick

    If they localize it physically I’ll buy it for sure. If not, I’ll finally pick up Next and settle for that… oh how I wanted OP: Pirate Warriors 2.

  • LennoG

    My concern here is… what will they do with the Vita version? The XL I have played so far is DW7XL, and it required the 1st disc to unlock story and whatever the other mode called…

    Maybe they will make the PS3 one a partial upgrade like DW7XL, and the Vita one with complete everything like SW3Z?

  • Budgiecat

    Online VS mode please?

    • https://www.youtube.com/user/GamingHeroTetsuya TetsuyaHikari

      VS in a Musou game has never ended well =3=

  • http://twitter.com/RaiuLyn Raiu

    Glad I skipped the main game… I’m getting this instead…

    Hopefully the Vita sales pick up after the announced price drop.. Otherwise, it’s Pirate Warriors again….

    • http://www.psvitadirect.com/ Kurisu Makise

      So I wasn’t tripping, oh wow, that feels so soon to release an expansion. Oh well, hopefully this will make it over.

      • http://twitter.com/RaiuLyn Raiu

        Why would you be tripping? I found the expansions are much more fun than the main ones tbh… Now that you mention it, it does felt a bit too soon for an expansion..

        DW has a higher chance of localization than SW so don’t worry about it too much…

  • MasterSensei

    Koei is taking the Vita and making sweet, sweet love to it.
    Hopefully there will be more Dynasty Warriors games that’s on both PlayStation 3 and Vita in the near future.

    • MasterSensei

      I’ve never been interested in the Xtreme Legends I’d much rather play the Empires or Vanilla versions of the games but if it’s on Vita I’ll bite.