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Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution Headed West on August 20

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution Headed West on August 20 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 21 May 2019 / 680 Views

Publisher Konami announced Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution will launch for the Nintendo Switch on August 20 in North America and Europe for $39.99 / €39.99.

View the latest trailer below:


Here is an overview of the game:

Exclusive for Nintendo Switch, Duelists will experience more than 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise history reliving stories from the original animated series through Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V and challenge the newest generation of Duelists from the virtual world of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS.

Starting today, Duelists can pre-order retail and digital versions of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution. Exclusive to the physical retail version, Duelists will unpack three brand-new Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Games cards. You will find the Link Monster, Progleo, along with the Cyberse Monster Micro Coder, and the Spell Card Cynet Codec! Duelists can also visit the Nintendo eShop to pre-order their digital version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution and be ready to duel on August 20.

With more than 9,000 cards, the most in any Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game video game, Duelists will build and customize competitive decks to challenge other players with local wireless and online play through Nintendo Switch Online.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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9 Comments

V-r0cK (on 22 May 2019)

Definitely buying the physical as it comes with 3 free cards like they use to do!!! woohooo!!! Also price seems a bit high upfront, but this is "suppose" to have all the DLC. In perspective, this game on PSN is $20 + 17 DLC at $5 each = $105 to have the same value as this Switch version. Also did I mention it also be coming in physical (first time in a long time) rather than digital only? Such a good deal!


StriderKiwi (on 21 May 2019)

But, can I play as Kaiba?


Zenos (on 22 May 2019)

You can in the story mode and you can use him as your avatar for other duels.


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StriderKiwi (on 22 May 2019)

Day 1 purchase it is.


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KLAMarine (on 21 May 2019)

I imagine this game has evolved beyond my knowledge of it.


Zenos (on 21 May 2019)

I wouldn't mind a Yu-Gi-Oh game for the Switch, but that price is insane.


V-r0cK (on 22 May 2019)

If you look at my post on here the price doesn't seem as bad in comparison.


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Zenos (on 22 May 2019)

It is pretty bad. Some of the DLC in question are story bits Konami decided to exclude to sell separately and the other are card packs, that should've been in the game from the get go. Considering that this is a rerelease of a 4-year-old game, the price is absolutely unreasonable.


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dx11332sega (on 21 May 2019)

Great addition