Yu-Gi-Oh! CCG: Light’s Revenge, Link Starter, Mega Tins – New from Konami are three planned releases for the Yu-Gi-Oh! collectible card game. Scheduled release dates are in July and August 2017. Included in this release schedule are Light’s Revenge Special Booster Set, Link Strike Starter Deck and Mega Tins. See individual details and descriptions below.
Light’s Revenge Special Booster Set
Pre-orders due: 4/20/2017
Release date: 8/4/17
Configuration: 12 displays / 24 packs / 5 cards
- Each 5 card pack contains:
- 4 Ultra Rares
- 1 Secret Rare
The greatest Duels in history don’t just happen on TV – they also happen everywhere you go to Duel. The Battles of Legend -Light’s Revenge- special booster set brings cards from climactic Duels seen in multiple Yu-Gi-Oh! animated TV series to print for the very first time and combines them with championship-winning cards from real life!
Previously only available to those who finished at the top of the leaderboards in high-level competitions, Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn makes her first public appearance since 2016, just in time for the return of Lightsworn in Code of the Duelist!
The Lancers’ incursion into the Fusion Dimension was nearly stopped short by…Gladiator Beasts! The GX-era tournament powerhouse became a powerhouse as well in the Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V animated TV series. New “Gladiator Beast” cards give this well-loved Deck a spark of modern day energy.
Synchro and Xyz Monsters that have carried tons of Duelists to the top of the bracket rise again!
Yusei’s Duel to save the future nearly went wrong due to Z-one’s imposing and indestructible Timelords! Master these monsters from an alternative future and you can rewind pieces of your opponent’s Deck while draining away their Life Points.
Link Strike! – Starter Deck
Pre-orders due: 5/11/2017
Release date: 7/21/17
Configuration: 12 displays / 10 Decks / 43 cards
- 38 Common Cards
- 3 Super Rares
- 2 Ultra Rares
- Beginner’s Guide
- Updated playmat with new Extra Monster Zones
Catch the next wave of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME monsters with Starter Deck: Link Strike! Link Monsters let you bring a brand-new level of domination to your Duels by mastering not just how you play your cards, but where you play them too!
Link Monsters start the Duel in your Extra Deck, and you Link Summon them to your field by sending face-up monsters you control to the Graveyard; each Link Monster will tell you exactly what kind of monsters you need and how many to use. Link Monsters don’t have a Level or Rank, or even a DEF stat. They can never be face-down or in Defense Position; they’re always face-up and in Attack Position, so you always know where their arrows point! Arrows on the Link Monster are the most important feature because they point out the Monster Zones on the field they are linked to. Depending on their effects, a Link Monster could gain ATK for every monster in a zone it points to, or protect any monster in a zone it points to from being destroyed. The possibilities for Link Monster effects are endless, but effects aren’t the only great thing about Link Monsters!
Link Monsters also make it possible to control many different monsters Summoned from your Extra Deck, at the same time! Any adjacent Monster Zones a Link Monster’s arrows point to become available to Summon new monsters from your Extra Deck. Getting as many arrows pointing at your own zones as you can, while avoiding arrows pointing to your opponent’s zones, is a new and important element of strategy you’ll want to master with Starter Deck: Link Strike.
Starter Deck: Link Strike comes with 3 new, all-foil Link Monsters to add to your Extra Deck, plus a full Main Deck and a new Game Mat showing the new Extra Monster Zones. This set also introduces a brand-new Type of monster to join Dragons, Warriors, Spellcasters, and all the rest. Inspired by networking machinery, this new Type of monster takes today’s digital technology and turns it into Dueling technology!
In addition, Starter Deck: Link Strike is packed with powerful cards that any Duelist will want to add to their collection as soon as possible. Cards like Effect Veiler, Dark Hole, Mystical Space Typhoon, Book of Moon, Pot of Duality, Mirror Force, and more have seen play for the entirety of their existence, and both new and returning Duelists can find them all here, all in one place!
Yu-Gi-Oh! Mega Tins
Pre-orders due: 4/27/2017
Release date: 8/18/17
Configuration: 12 tins / 6 of 2 designs
- (3) 16 card Mega Packs per tin
- 2 Designs per case, 6 tins per design
The 2017 Mega-Tins serve up our annual holiday season treat of some of the year’s most popular cards! Each Tin includes 3 x 16-card Mega-Packs containing the top cards from 2016 and 2017’s booster sets Shining Victories, The Dark Illusion, Invasion: Vengeance, and Raging Tempest. As always, each Mega-Pack will contain 1 card of each foil rarity (so 1 Secret Rare, 1 Ultra Rare, and 1 Super Rare in each pack) and all cards included will be in their original booster set rarity.
Each 2017 Mega-Tin will also include additional variant cards (non-randomized), all encased in an awesome metal storage case with brand-new art. Duelists can choose one of two tins, showcasing either the dual nature of Yami Yugi and Yugi Muto, or the singular awesomeness that is Seto Kaiba! Each 2017 Mega-Tin is sold separately.
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