Dynasty Warriors 9 details horses and scrolls; gameplay video and six new action trailers

Xu Chu, Yu Jin, Lu Xun, Huang Zhong, Guan Ping, and Zhong Hui.

Koei Tecmo has updated the official website for Dynasty Warriors 9 with a new gameplay video, action trailers for Xu Chu, Yu Jin, Lu Xun, Huang Zhong, Guan Ping, and Zhong Hui, and information on horses and scrolls.

Get the new details below.

■ System

◆ Open World

Horses

Players can begin the game with a horse with low abilities, but horses with higher abilities can be purchased at the stables found in cities and villages. Once a horse is purchased, it can be selected at any time by going to the stables.

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Horses of various colors are available, including the famous Red Hare.

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Horses can develop by riding them for long distances, attacking enemies while on horseback, etc. Benefit by taking the time to nurture a horse that suits you.

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Scrolls

In order to craft weapons and items, it is necessary to collect scrolls which list the required materials. Scrolls are divided into several parts and once completed, crafting becomes possible. Scrolls are rewarded for completing missions, and may be dropped by defeated enemies.

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New items and weapons can be crafted once the materials listed on the scrolls are acquired.

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Higher ranked weapons can also be crafted by collecting the materials listed on scrolls.

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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 gameplay video and action trailers below. View the above screenshots in higher resolution at the gallery.

Gameplay Video #1: How to Clear Missions is Up to the Player

Xu Chu

Yu Jin

Lu Xun

Huang Zhong

Guan Ping

Zhong Hui

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