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Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Tops 5 Million Players

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Tops 5 Million Players - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 15 March 2024 / 4,798 Views

Publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Team Ninja announced Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty has surpassed five million players worldwide.

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty released for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC via Steam and Microsoft Store, and Xbox Game Pass on March 3, 2023.

Read details on the game below:

From the depths of darkness, a dragon soars.

A new dark fantasy Three Kingdoms action RPG from Team NINJA, the developers of Nioh.

184 AD, Later Han Dynasty China. The land is overcome by chaos and destruction. The imperial dynasty that prospered for many years is now about to collapse.

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is a dramatic, action-packed story of a nameless militia soldier fighting for survival in a dark fantasy version of the Later Han Dynasty where demons plague the Three Kingdoms. Players fight off deadly creatures and enemy soldiers using swordplay based on the Chinese martial arts, attempting to overcome the odds by awakening the true power from within.

Wo Long refers to a crouching dragon, and also refers to a hero or person of greatness who is not yet known. This is the story of officers, who will later become heroes, during their ‘unknown’ period, and also the story of a protagonist’s rise from being a ‘nobody’.

Demons in the Kingdom

A dark fantasy set during the chaotic Three Kingdoms period, the narrative vividly tells the tale of a militia soldier’s strenuous fight for survival during a Later Han Dynasty infested with demons. It’s madness in the Three Kingdoms like never before!

Awaken the Power Within

Defeat deadly enemies to boost morale and awaken the power from within! Overcome adversity through unique new strategies, including battle styles based on the “Five Phases”.

Live by the Sword

Renowned for ruthless strikes that can change the tide of battle in an instant, sword practitioners of the Chinese martial arts gracefully change pace as they shift between offensive and defensive maneuvers. Overwhelm opponents with a flurry of force in a series of intense and bloody battles while learning the precision and skill necessary to become a true master of the sword.

Various Play Styles with Weapons and Wizardry Spells

  • Weapons - Choose from a wide variety of weapons, from glaives to dual swords, to discover which fits your fighting style.
  • Wizardry Spells - This secret art draws upon the power of the Five Phases, which allow for attacks using such elements as flames and ice. Upon achieving higher Morale Ranks, you can gain the ability to utilize even more powerful Wizardry Spells.
  • Divine Beasts - Divine Beasts like Zhuque and Baihu are brought forth through alliances with other warriors. By calling upon these Divine Beasts, you are able to perform feats of great power.

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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Ayla (on 15 March 2024)

Tried it on Gamepass. Too hard and stressful for me.

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The Fury Ayla (on 15 March 2024)

I expected as much based on their history. I played Nioh back in the day, stressed me out beyond belief. I gave up before even getting to the first boss. Team Ninja seem great at making this form of game mind you, can't fault them there.

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hellobion2 (on 16 March 2024)

That is a lot of players.

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Qwark (on 15 March 2024)

Nice numbers for a new IP and a Souls game not from From software

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method114 (on 15 March 2024)

This game was well received from everyone I know who played it. Surprised it didn't do better since it was on GP.

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KratosLives (on 19 March 2024)

Elden ring is the last souls game I play, until they release a follow up. Would probably play this game if they made it action adventure, gave us a modeout with the souls like difficulty / game like structure. Same with nioh, lies of p etc. I wish theyd put in a mode more accessible for everyone,who don't want to spend a hundred hrs on a game.

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TheLegendaryBigBoss (on 15 March 2024)

Nice, I finished it on gamepass a few weeks ago.

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LivncA_Dis3 (on 15 March 2024)

Congrats team ninja!
I wonder how many are sales number.

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