Rush Duel, full name Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Saikyou Battle Royale!! is a Nintendo Switch title based off the Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens TV anime. First details, screenshots and the official website have been revealed for the game set for a 12 August 2021 launch in Japan. Details as translated by Gematsu are as follows:
Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Saikyou Battle Royale!! is a card battle game based on the Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens TV anime. It plays using “Rush Duel,” the game rule invented by anime protagonist Yuga Ohdo, allowing players to enjoy duels just like the anime on Switch.
Exciting Card Battles in the World of Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens
Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Saikyou Battle Royale!! features newly recorded voice-overs from the cast of the anime. Run around the world of Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens and duel against the characters that appear in the anime. Win duels, collect cards, and become the strongest duelist! There is also a tutorial that teaches you the rules as you progress through the story.
Powerful Monster Summon Movies
Powerful monsters rampage across the screen!
Large Selection of Cards + More to Come in Future Updates
A total of 350 cards are included. New cards will be added via sequential updates post-release. (Includes cards up to the “Deck Modification Pack: Destined Power Destruction!!” Some special cards may not be included.)
Local and Online Multiplayer
Duel against friends locally in “Local Battles,” or polish your skills against rivals nationwide in “Internet Battles.” Duel against anyone, anytime, anywhere.
■ Early Pre-Order Bonus: Amiibo Cards
Users who pre-order Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Saikyou Battle Royale!! early will receive a randomly selected Amiibo card featuring one of the following seven characters: Yuga, Luke, Gakuto, Romin, Roa, Nail, and secret character.
By scanning the Amiibo card, you will receive a duelist avatar and three custom parts (protector, deck case, and duel field) corresponding to that character. Additionally, by dueling using the avatar and three custom parts, you can hear exclusive lines from the character on the card.
■ First-Print Bonus: Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel Exclusive Promotional Cards
First-print copies of Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel: Saikyou Battle Royale!! will include the following three Secret Rare promotional cards: “Saikyo Battle Flag Ace Breaker,” “Dark Magician Girl,” and “Pot of Greed.”
It’s possible that Rush Duel will be made available to international Yu-Gi-Oh! fans, so stay tuned for that.