Konami announced that Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel reached over 10 million downloads worldwide. In celebration, the company is giving each player 1,000 gems. Konami will distribute the free 1,000 gems after the maintenance period from February 7, 2022, with the offer lasting until March 31, 2022. [Thanks, Gamer!]
Initially slated for Winter 2021, Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel released on January 19, 2022. Konami released the game for mobile devices shortly after. A week after release, Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel topped 4 million downloads worldwide. Furthermore, the game continues to hold an active player base. The average number of players on Steam has hovered over 100,000 for the past month, with a peak of over 260,000 players. In addition to PC via Steam, the game is also available on mobile devices and consoles.
Master Duel allows players to collect over 10,000 cards from the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game. Players can choose to craft their cards using earnable Craft Points or purchase them using in-game currency. The game supports eight languages, including English, French, Italian, and Spanish. It also supports cross-platform play, meaning players can duel with other duelists on different systems.
Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel is immediately available for PC via Steam, iOS and Android devices, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. The free 1,000 gems will be available to all players upon login, between February 7 to March 31, 2022.