The beta for Dynasty Warriors: Unleashed was released on January 12, 2017. Participants could pre-register before January 11 to test the game on Android phones.
Koei is holding a survey to determine which three characters from Dynasty Warriors 8 will be made the focus of future merchandise. The poll lasts until January 6, 2017 and only Gamecity members can vote.
The collaboration with the comic Kaioh no Dante continues into its second phase this month. This event is a request from the English navy to capture Dante.
As part of their plan to promote the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series, Koei is seeking two individuals to serve as PR ambassadors for the IP. Those chosen will be given the privilege of traveling to historic sites like Chibi from March 11 to 15 under the supervision of Professor Yoshihiro Watanabe, the executive director of Waseda University's Sangokushi Association. Entries are limited to Japanese residents and have already ended on February 6.
A party featuring the cast of the third Kiniro no Corda Blue♪Sky play will be taking place on February 5, 2017. Guests may choose to come for the matinee (lunch) or soiree (dinner).
To commemorate the release of Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit, players will be able to spend half the price for online points used in Sangokushi 12 Taisenban until March 1.
To celebrate thirty-five years of the Kou Shibusawa brand, DDT Pro-Wrestling will include a Nobunaga no Yabou Oretachi no Sengoku themed match during their twenty year anniversary tournament. The match will take place on March 20.
A new Neo Angelique game that doubles as an Otomate collaboration is the last upcoming Neoromance project announced on stage last year and this year receive new coverage this year. More information is scheduled to be announced to the public at the Neo Angelique Party March 26, 2017.
Shintaro Kobayashi, senior director of Koei-Tecmo, has announced his retirement for June this year. Other senior managers have announced their retirement at the same time. Changes for the subsidiaries will occur on April 1.
Another announcement made on March 13 was the establishment of midas.
Projections for company performance has declined 7.3% due to non-profit operations and loss exceeding earlier expectations. The reasons were cited due to project delays and a decrease in sales for products in early March 2017.
The PS Vita port of Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit will hit Japan and Taiwan's stores on May 25. This port will include touchscreen features for gameplay, a camera function for original characters, and cross-saving with the PS3 and PS4 ports.
Koei-Tecmo has filed a trademark for Seiken Musou. Currently, it's unknown if this is a new original Warriors IP or a potential collaboration title with Square Enix's Seiken Densetsu series or Warner Brother's King Arthur.
Pachinko maker EXCITE has announced their pachislot Nobunaga no Yabou Souzou -Z- for their 2017 lineup. It will be in pachinko parlors by April 2017.