Fan-favourite tactical action series makes PC debut in the west

Tecmo Koei Europe announced today that critically acclaimed tactical action title Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition will be released for PC through Steam across the western territories for the first time in franchise history on 13 May 2014.

“We are very happy to finally be able to bring this fantastic game to PC” said Yasutomo Watanabe, General Manager of Tecmo Koei Europe. “We feel that this is a very fitting platform for tactical action titles and believe that it will satisfy our fans as well as allow them to enjoy hours of gameplay with enhanced graphics and higher frame rates.”

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition is a combination of two games:

The first is Dynasty Warriors 8 – a historical tactical action game that follows the stories of the kingdoms of Wei, Wu, Shu and Jin through the actions of historical military and political figures of the time as they fight to gain control over the Three Kingdoms of China. It features more than 40 completely new stages: verdant plains, desolate wastelands, sharp ravines, huge castles, and other breath-taking sites, giving stronger emphasis in the stage of these epic battles and inspired by ancient landscapes.

While the second is Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends – a stand-alone expansion which includes new episodes that add to the story of the three kingdoms the game revolves around, focusing on the exploits of the mightiest of warriors, Lu Bu. Additionally,  DW8XL introduces five new characters, giving players the option to choose between 82 warriors in total. DW8XL features multiple hypothetical scenarios that alter the plotlines of various episodes throughout the ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’ story, an expanded Ambition Mode and the popular Challenge Mode. The Free Mode has also been significantly enhanced, featuring among other things, the Xtreme Legends ‘Ultimate’ difficulty level

PC minimum requirements:

  • Operating system Windows Vista / 7/8 / 8.1
  • main body CPU: (i7 860 or more recommended Core)
  • Core2Duo 2.4GHz or more
  • Memory : 512MB of RAM or more ( 1GB or more recommended)
  • Recommended Display : 1280X720 pixels or True Color display (can display 16:9)
  • Hard drive space: 18GB
  • Video card : VRAM256MB or more ( 512MB or more recommended)
  • 3D acceleration corresponding to pixel shader 3.0 and above
  • DirectX9.0c
  • Game Pad compatible

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