Konami Announces Early JUMP FESTA 2022 Plans


Article Published: 2021-11-24

JUMP FESTA 2022 Key Art

10/12 Update: Live Stream Schedule Announced

KONAMI have finally confirmed more details on their Jump Festa 2022 plans, covering both December 18th and 19th dates.

The important dates and times are as follows:

  • December 18th: 10AM JST - Yu-Gi-Oh! SEVENS & Rush Duel Latest Information
  • December 18th: 3PM JST - Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG Times Jump Festa Edition
  • December 19th: 11:30AM JST - Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game Latest Information
  • December 19th: 1PM JST - Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL Exhibition Match
  • December 19th: 2:30PM JST - Yu-Gi-Oh! CROSS DUEL Exhibition Match

For MASTER DUEL news specifically, keep an eye on the Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game Latest Information part of the event. And expect us to do a deep-dive breakdown of all the latest news and hidden information from the Exhibition Match later that day!

25/11 Update: MASTER DUEL Solo Mode Additions

KONAMI have announced that atendee's of the in-person event will be able to playtest MASTER DUEL's solo mode, whilst revealing two brand new themes recieving lore-filled campaigns; Monarch and Digital Bug!

These join the previously-announced World Legacy, Qliphort and Gem-Knight themes, which where announced at Tokyo Games Show back in September.

Master Duel Themes

Yu-Gi-Oh! CROSS DUEL will also be playable at the event, featuring 4-player duels fought between two players and two AI-controlled characters. Atendee's who trial MASTER DUEL and CROSS DUEL will receive a free bag for participating.

Fresh looks at Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL!

KONAMI have announced that they will be attending JUMP FESTA 2022 on December 18th/19th, and have shared a few details about what we should expect to see at the event.

Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL, Yu-Gi-Oh! CROSS DUEL and Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL will be the main focus of these events, with in-person Trials/Demos taking place at the physical event, similar to Tokyo Games Show 2021. This is particularly important for MASTER DUEL and CROSS DUEL, since this will be the first opportunity for members of the public to try out the games.

Online Program Details:

KONAMI have also confirmed that there will be an "Online Program" showcasing news and information on all their Yu-Gi-Oh! properties, including:

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! CROSS DUEL
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game (TCG/OCG)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL DAWN OF THE BATTLE ROYALE!!

Yu-Gi-Oh! Game Logos

What hasn't been announced is WHEN this will be taking place, and HOW. At last year's JUMP FESTA 2021, KONAMI had two seperate online programs. One dedicated to the OCG and DUEL LINKS, the other to RUSH DUEL. With the prior event revealing information on DUEL LINKS' 4th Anniversary Celebration as well as the first tease of MASTER DUEL as a new Digital Title in development.

We should be receiving a full schedule closer to the start of the event - so keep your eye's peeled for more information as and when we have it!

Could this finally be the reveal of MASTER DUEL's official release date?

Source: Konami Jump Festa Website



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