'Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires' Edit Mode Details: Customize Not Only Your Character, But Create Your Own Personalized Army

By Steve Buja , Updated Feb 05, 2015 11:37 AM EST

Tecmo Koei unveiled some new details regarding Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires' edit mode and custom scenario features for the latest entry in the long running series.

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The game is set to launch on February 24 here in the States on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. The Edit mode will allow players to create and customize their own characters for use in the Empire mode. Editing will be similar to how it operated in Dynasty Warriors 7, but in addition to character customization, will also allow you to "edit allied soldiers, warhorses, banners and more, forming a unique player created unit." Your Dynasty Warriors Posse, if you will.

Players are encouraged to use the Edit Mode to customization their own maps and ultimately create their own Three Kingdoms scenarios. Will you follow the path that history has laid out for the many characters involved in the centuries spanning saga, or will you break free of destiny and rewrite it?

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"Custom Scenario mode adds the ability to control what will happen across the vast Chinese landscape. In addition to setting the locations and rulers of each kingdom, officers can be changed within those kingdoms. Players can also create their own title and introduction for the scenario, adjusting every last detail to form a brand new Three Kingdoms world."

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires will also feature a robust on-line play component where players can download customized officers, troops, horses, etc.. Cooperative online play is also featured, but a free trial version known as the "Free Alliances Version" will be made available for download alongside the launch of the regular game, enabling even more players to enjoy the online battle portion of the game.

Check for Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires later this month.

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