Just announced on the Koei Tecmo stream, Dynasty Warriors 9 is in development and on the way. The game will take place in China as usual and because of the mass amount of mountains in the land it will feature places like Hulao Pass and Zhongyuan in detail for larger areas to battle in. In addition Dynasty Warriors 9 will be open world and all 83 characters that appeared in Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires will return for 9.
For those looking at the logo and clearly seeing an eight, that is not a mistake. In Japan, the West’s original Dynasty Warriors isn’t counted in the main series due to being a fighting game. There is currently no platforms announced or a release date. A teaser trailer was also released which you can watch below: