It was a joyous day for many Xbox 360 gamers when the announcement
that the fan-favourite series Dynasty Warriors
' next installment, Dynasty Warriors 8
, was heading to the console this summer.
Since the news of the title's release, we have only seen a nice and heavy set of screenshots
that detailed new playable characters. Today, we will find out more information regarding three new characters, a view of some historic landscapes, and see some "event" screens.
The Jin Kingdom will be receiving three new warriors, which are:Zang Chun Chua:
A cultured, well-educated and wise woman and mother to two fierce warriors, Sima Shi and Sima Zhao, Zhang Chunhua is known for always facing life with a smile as well as for her fierce personality.Wen Yeng:
Wen Yang is a tall, young warrior, very calm and exceedingly brave, who takes up arms to assist his father. He charges into battle head on and refuses to get side-tracked, a trait that can be both helpful (as he ignores tricks and traps) and dangerous.Jia Chong
The final addition to Jin is the cold, calculative strategist, Jia Chong; a fearless man of great political skill, dedicated to abolish the old order and establish a man of ability to the emperor’s throne.
Furthermore, gamers in the UK will be able to have access to some nifty pre-order bonuses. If you pre-order from GAME.co.uk, you will receive a limited edition smartphone case that was originally only made available in Japan. There will be four designs that you can choose from, and each case is a specific colour and has a graphic of a corresponding character from that dynasty.
Here is another tid-bit of information surrounding pre-orders:
Other retailers will offer a DLC pack, featuring Zhou Yu, Lu Xun, Cao Cao, Zhang Fei and Guan Yu’s outfits from Dynasty Warriors 1. Those who pre-order through CentreSoft will also receive an exciting exclusive DLC pack that brings for the first-time outfits for Zhao Yun and Sun Shangxiang from Romance of the Three Kingdoms 12 into the Dynasty Warriors universe.
You can embark on the new historical journey of the Three Kingdoms on July 12th, when Dynasty Warriors 8
is set to release.