Dynasty Warriors 7 ‘Empires’ expansion set for February 2013 release

While we have been keeping you up-to-date with Dynasty Warriors 8 news, there is still more to come for its predecessor! Tecmo Koei has announced that the expansion to Dynasty Warriors 7, entitled ‘Empires‘, will be released February 22nd, 2013 exclusively for the PlayStation 3.

The expansion will put the emphasis on the player, and how you will influence the way that history unfolds. So if you plan on strategically seizing power and invading your neighbors, your character will become a ‘Strategist’ and this position will influence how your game will play out. Other play styles include the ‘Ruler’ and ‘Free Officer’.

Included with the expansion is a newly revamped Edit mode, allowing you to personalize your characters and share them online. Also included is a new playable character, Xu Shu, an advisor of the warlord Liu Bei, which brings the total number of playable characters to 66! Empires also offers a wide variety of tactical strategies, termed Strategems, which can utilize the terrain as a combat element (like floods and rockslides) or enhance an individual’s abilities.

Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires will be available for digital download on the PlayStation Network, with pricing TBA.