Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends is a standalone expansion to Koei's Dynasty Warriors 7. As with other Xtreme Legends titles, the game adds new playable characters and scenarios to the content of the core game, or it can be played on its own. It was released in North America on November 15, 2011.
Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends is the first Xtreme Legends of the Dynasty Warriors series to introduce new characters. A total of three new characters were added, all being of the Wei faction.
Main Weapon: Orb and Scepter
Cao Cao's adviser who died young shortly after the Battle of Guandu. Deemed a genius tactician; Cao Cao lamented that the Battle of Chibi would've been won if Guo Jia had still been alive. Guo Jia was the winner of a new Dynasty Warriors character poll held in Famitsu magazine.
Main Weapon: Twin Halberds
Warrior of the Wei army, famous for his accomplishments, and subsequent death, at Fan Castle against the armies of Guan Yu. Pang De is returning to the series from Dynasty Warriors 5, after being one of the omitted characters from Dynasty Warriors 6.
Main Weapon: Twin Sai
One of the few women of the Three Kingdoms era to have actually participated in battle. She fought against Ma Chao after his defeat at Tong Gate. Her story line in Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends, she joins Cao Cao with intentions of exacting revenge on Ma Chao for the death of her family.
In addition to new characters, Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends also includes a Legend Mode, which in itself is split into two different scenario types:
Hero stages consist of the same seamless transition from cutscenes to gameplay just like the story mode in Dynasty Warriors 7. However, instead of focus on the kingdom as a whole, it will focus more on specific characters with more emphasis on the three new characters.
Legend stages are stages that have been brought back from previous Dynasty Warriors titles, updated and remade to fit in with the rest of the game.
- Orb and Scepter
- Twin Sai
- Scimitar (decloned moveset for Xiahou Dun)
- Dragon Spear (decloned moveset for Zhao Yun)
- Crescent Blade (decloned moveset for Guan Yu)
- Serpent Pike (decloned moveset for Zhang Fei)
More powerful weapons can now be obtained through the completion of specific objectives and requirements must be met in order to obtain the desired weapon.
PC System Requirements
- CPU: Intel Core2Duo 2.4GHz or equivalent
- Operating system: Windows XP SP3/Vista/7
- Memory: 1 GB
- Hard drive: 13 GB to free space
- Display with 1280 & 215; 720, High Color
- Video Card: 256 MB of memory
- Sound card with DirectX 9.0c.