[TCG] Summer Timeline

Reiteration of important information from Konami, regarding the various products going on sale between now and September, along with news about major events.

Pendulum Evolution:

  • Release Date: June 22nd, 2017
  • 10 New Cards
  • 50 Pendulum related reprinted cards from throughout the current era
  • 2 of the new Ultra Rares will be in every pack
  • The two headliners are “Astrograph Sorcerer” and “Chronograph Sorcerer”.
  • This pack will be legal for the North American, European and Oceanic World Championship Qualifiers
  • It will not be legal for the Central American or South American World Championship Qualifiers

TCG World Championship Qualifiers:

  • June 24 & 25: European Qualifiers
  • June 24 & 25: Central American Qualifiers
  • July 1 & 2: South American Qualifiers
  • July 2: Oceaniac Qualifiers
  • July 8 & 9: North American Qualifiers

Battles of Legend: Light’s Revenge:

  • Release Date: July 7th, 2017
  • 80 Different Cards
  • Headliner is “Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn” (a former YCS Prize Card)
  • Over 30 new cards
  • The rest of the pack is reprints of major monsters of note from the last year.
  • The Pack is legal for the North American World Championship Qualifiers.

July 21st to 23rd:

  • July 21st: Starter Deck – Link Strike goes on sale
  • Some stores will have a two player Mat that shows off the new Extra Monster Zone
  • July 22nd & 23rd: Yu-Gi-Oh! Day in America
  • Link Strike Sealed Deck Tournament, where you can win a rubber game mat featuring the new Extra Monster Zone.

Code of the Duelist:

  • 10 Link Monsters in the Set (thus no new World Premiere or imported Japanese Link Monsters beyond the base 80 cards of the Japanese Release)
  • Fusion, Ritual, Synchro and Xyz Monster included
  • Vendread Houndhorde is the Sneak Preview Card, and it’s referred to as a “Rabid Zombie Dog”

Official Tournament Store Pack 5:

  • Release Date of roughly August 5th, 2017
  • No further details

World Championship 2017:

  • August 12th and 13th
  • There will special events at local Official Tournament Stores the same weekend. (Presumably in honor of the event)

New Tournament Season

  • Starting late August 2017, a new season of Regionals and Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series begin
  • The first major results will be used to consider a Forbidden & Limited List update, which would be released by September 2017 at the earliest.

2017 Mega Tins

  • Release Date of August 25th, 2017
  • Reminder each Tin comes with Pot of Desires and Proxy Dragon

YCS Rimini & YCS Toronto

  • August 26th and 27th
  • These will be the first YCS Events for Europe and North America of the new season

Legendary Duelists

  • Release Date of September 8th, 2017
  • Confirmed to cover: Joey Wheeler, Mai Valentine, Mako Tsunami, Zane and Syrus Truesdale, and Bastion Misawa.






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