Update: Confirmed for the West
Update: Konami has confirmed that Yu-Gi-Oh! Early Days Collection is coming to the West. Here's a rundown of what to expect from the developer:
Duel back in time with the Yu-Gi-Oh! Early Days Collection
Revealed at the âYu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: The Legend of Duelist QUARTER CENTURYâ special event in Tokyo, Japan, Yu-Gi-Oh! Early Days Collection is a new digital title in development, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game.
Coming to the Nintendo Switchâ¢ and SteamÂ®, Yu-Gi-Oh! Early Days Collection brings together the earliest Yu-Gi-Oh! games ever released. The collection will include titles that weren't previously released in the West.
One title has already been confirmed: 2000âs Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 4: Battle of Great Duelists for the Game Boy Color â a title that was previously released only in Japan. More details will be announced in the future, so please stay tuned.
Original article: Konami has started the month of February by announcing Yu-Gi-Oh! will be getting a classic game collection in Japan. The official title according to machine translation is called Yu-Gi-Oh! Early Days Collection and it will be released on the Switch and Steam at some point in 2024.
Fans can look forward to multiple games and the first two revealed include the Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance titles: Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 4: Battle of the Great Duelist (2000) and Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 6: Expert 2 (2001).
Both of these games were previously Japan-only releases. There's also no mention right now of this collection receiving a local release, but if we hear any updates we'll let you know.
You can check the announcement 1:00:00 mark in the video below celebrating the 25th anniversary of the card game:
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