Dynasty Warriors 9 is an action game set against the backdrop of the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history. Choose from over 80 characters and battle using unique weapons and attacks. This game combines hack-and-slash action with stealth and exploration.
A wide open world to conquer
If you've played previous Dynasty Warriors games, you'll be familiar with some elements of Dynasty Warriors 9, such as the hack-and-slash combat and the dramatic storytelling based on Chinese historical novels. Where this game differs from its predecessors is in its world design. The world of Dynasty Warriors 9 is open and explorable, with special detail given to areas such as towns, castles, and battlefields. Even the countryside, far from the game's main plotline, teems with enemies such as bandits and wild animals. You can use stealth to sneak past enemy troops and infiltrate strongholds using your grappling hook.
A twist on a classic formula
If you're a fan of the Dynasty Warriors series, you'll find the gameplay you love in Dynasty Warriors 9, with the addition of some open-world exploration. The roaming can sometimes feel aimless, but it's largely optional.