Koei Tecmo has updated the official website for Dynasty Warriors 9 with a list of new content.
The full list of updates includes:
- Information and character models of returning officers Li Dan, Lu Su, Haung Zhong, Zhurong, and Meng Huo
- Action trailers for Man Chong, Zhou Yu, Daqiao, Guan Yu, and Xiahou Ba
- Casual outfits for Wei’s Zhang He, Cai Wenji, and Cao Ren, Wu’s Ding Feng, Sun Quan, and Lu Meng, and Shu’s Ma Dai, Guan Suo, and Xingcai
- Information about encounters with powerful enemies
Get the details on the returning officers and enemy encounters below.
Li Dan (voiced by Kousuke Toriumi)
A warrior who joined Cao Cao’s army from its birth, Li Dian had an easygoing personality and a clever mind. He was skilled in predicting the locations of enemy ambushes and traps, yet, due to his laid-back personality, he sometimes caused confusion among his peers.
Lu Su (voiced by Taiten Kusunoki)
The second Chief Commander of Wu, Zhou Yu’s successor, and Lu Meng’s mentor. He sought to divide China into two territories even during a time when the restoration of the Han Dynasty was the ultimate goal for many.
Huang Zhong (voiced by Yusuhiko Kawazu)
With an aim that never missed, Huang Zhong’s skills as an archer brought him a position as one Shu’s Five Tiger Generals. As he became older, he grew more active on the battlefield. Although he had a unique carefree spirit brought about by his age, he also had a rigidness from his years of experience as a warrior.
Zhurong (voiced by Chizu Yonemoto)
The wife of Meng Huo, Zhurong was a determined fighter who had the tendency to mother all those around her. Much like her namesake, a name she received after declaring herself as the descendant of the legendary god of fire, Zhurong, she was straightforward and aggressive but was also strongly supportive of her husband both in battle and in his duties as King.
Meng Huo (voiced by Yoshiyuki Kouno)
With his huge stature and exceptional strength, Meng Huo was both Nanzhong’s king and its greatest warrior. Generally acting on emotion rather than thought, his fierce looks hid an underlying love and fear of his wife.
◆ Open World
Encountering Powerful Enemies
While moving across the land, players may encounter bandits so powerful that they appear immune to the players’ attacks.
Defeating powerful enemies can result in earning more valuable items.
A black wolf appears. When confronted by powerful wild beasts, escaping may be the wisest option.
A rare blue-tinted tiger. Its mystical look is a sight to behold, but do not get too mesmerized by it – you may lose your life if you don’t pay attention to your surroundings.
A bear with white fur. A single hit from its mighty paws will inevitably result in major damage.
Dynasty Warriors 9 is due out for PlayStation 4 on February 8 in Japan, and for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on February 13 in North America and Europe.
Watch the action trailers below. View the character models, casual outfits, and new screenshots at the gallery.