Reiteration of important information from Konami, regarding the various products going on sale between now and September, along with news about major events.
- 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
- Release Date of September 8th, 2017
- Confirmed to cover: Joey Wheeler, Mai Valentine, Mako Tsunami, Zane and Syrus Truesdale, and Bastion Misawa.