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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Rush Duel brings a new way to play

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Rush Duel is one of Konami’s big announcements from the recent Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship, freshening up the mobile game’s format.

Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Links Rush Duel: Yugi and a character from SEVENS standing together raising their cards to the sky on a blue background

Konami has announced Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Rush Duel, a new way for you to duel that ties in with Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens, the latest animated series from the franchise. The game’s producer announced the major update at the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links World Championship this past weekend.

Rush Duel aims to provide a simpler, streamlined playstyle in Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links that gives everyone a fresh start, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a rookie. Producer Akitsu Terashima told the world on Sunday that this game mode will launch alongside a new game world based on the animated series, Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens.

Rush Duel offers a fast-paced alternative to the traditional Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, allowing you to fill your hand back up to full each turn and summon powerful monsters back-to-back to fill up your field. “We hope both will be enjoyed by everyone all over the world,” Terashima said. “Please look forward to the next big update in Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links.”

When is the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Rush Duel release date?

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Rush Duel releases on September 28, 2023 alongside the world inspired by Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens. We can’t wait to experience the joy of picking up the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG for the first time all over again in this new mode.

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That’s everything we’ve got on the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Rush Duel game mode. If you’re new to the game, check out our Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links decks guide. We’ve also got a list of the best Yu-Gi-Oh games on Switch and mobile.