Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel: the XYZ Festival kicks off with free gems and a new structure deck

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel: the XYZ Festival kicks off with free gems and a new structure deck

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel

Yu-Gi-Oh! XYZ Festival has started today! Master Duel, the first limited-time event, introducing new content and inviting free bonuses for all players who take part.

The XYZ Festival has started this morning, February 17th, and will end at 05:59 Italians on Thursday 24 February.

Yu-Gi-Oh's first limited-time event! Master Duel introduces the new Gate "Enforcers of Justice" for singleplayer mode with challenges, Duel missions and rewards based on the "Lighsworn" deck. Also available in the Store is the new structure deck "Rage of Cipher" which contains, among other things, the new Galaxy-Eyes Dragon Cipher card, which is now available for purchase.

To celebrate the festival Players who log in during the event will receive 500 bonus Gems, plus another 300 Gems if you log in by April 25th as a bonus to celebrate Konami's 100,000 global followers on the game's social media accounts.

During the XYZ Festival, players will be able to duel using special restrictions. Among these, for example, there is the obligation to include only XYZ monsters in the Extra Deck. Players will compete for Medals and earn rewards based on the number of medals obtained. Whether you win, lose or draw the duel, you will earn medals, as long as you finish the fight.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel is a free-to-play card game that includes over 10,000 cards to unlock and collect, supports 4K resolution (on compatible mobile devices), cross-save and crossplay, and offers players the ability to face off online and play in a single-player mode focused on the history of the cards and their genesis. If you want to know more, we recommend that you read our review of Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel.

Have you noticed any errors?

Log into Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel's very first event to earn some special rewards

The Xyz Festival runs from February 17th to the 24th

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel may have landed on Android later than other platforms, but seeing that the game has been available on the Play Store for the last two weeks, it would appear that it's time to kick off the very first post-launch event. The limited-time Xyz Festival brings with it special Duel instructions, a new solo mode, as well as a new Structure Deck. The event will run from February 17th until the 24th, and those who sign in during this event will be rewarded with extra Gems and a festival bonus.

As you can see in the tweet above, it's official. The Xyz Festival begins today in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel. This is a limited event where players will be able to compete for Medals by dueling with special restrictions that only allow Xyz monsters in Extra Decks. Of course, these Medals can be exchanged for rewards. Whether you win or lose your Duels, you'll earn Medals, so all you have to do is play to unlock some goodies during the Xyz Festival.


Beyond the festival, brand-new story content comes with the fresh Enforcers of Justice solo mode, which will also offers Duel missions as well as rewards themed around the “Lightsworn” Deck Type. There's also a new Structure Deck called Rage of Cipher that features new cards, including Galaxy-Eyes Cipher Dragon.

Of course, if you're eager to jump in to check out what's new in the first event for Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel, you might want to wait a bit. There are reports that players were losing Gems, which appears to be an issue with the game's servers. Konami is aware of the problem and is working on it, so the in-game shop is currently under maintenance, which means nobody can purchase card packs or Gems until the issue is fixed.

So yes, there's a new Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel event kicking off right now that brings with it new content to explore, though the current server issue put a damper on playing immediately if you're looking to spend some cash. Still, if you have no plans to purchase anything, then there's no harm in booting the game up to see what's new. So if you'd like to take a look as Konami takes care of its server issue, you can navigate to the Play Store listing through the widget below to install or update the game.

The Realme 9 Pro series is official, complete with its special color-changing 'Chameleon design'

All it needs is a bit of sunlight

Read Next

About The AuthorMatthew Sholtz (1814 Articles Published)

Matthew is a furious nitpicker and something of a (albeit amusing) curmudgeon. A person who holds an oddly deep interest in Android and advancing the state of gaming on the platform. Some may say a ridiculous task, but it is one he is willing to take on from the comfort of his armchair.

More From Matthew Sholtz