Dynasty Warriors Online Z

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Dynasty Warriors Online Z
Dynasty Warriors Online Z cover
Developers
Omega Force
Publishers
Japan (2006) Eleven-Up
Japan Koei Tecmo
North America and Europe Aeria Games
China Tciplay Interactive Entertainment
Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau Cayenne Entertainment Technology
South Korea Netmarble
Release dates
Windows November 1, 2006
Taxonomy
Monetization Subscription, Free-to-play
Microtransactions Currency, Free-to-grind, Loot box, Time-limited
Modes Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Hack and slash, MMORPG
Art styles Realistic
Themes China
Series Dynasty Warriors, Warriors
Dynasty Warriors Online Z on Wikipedia
Subseries of Warriors
Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper 2005
Dynasty Warriors 5 Special 2006
Dynasty Warriors Online Z 2006
Dynasty Warriors 6 2008
Dynasty Warriors 7 with Xtreme Legends 2012
Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends 2014
Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires 2015
Dynasty Warriors 9 2018
Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition 2018
Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires 2021

Dynasty Warriors Online Z[Note 1] is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person hack and slash and MMORPG game developed by Omega Force and published by Eleven-Up, Koei Tecmo, Aeria Games, Tciplay Interactive Entertainment, Cayenne Entertainment Technology and Netmarble. It is a part of the Dynasty Warriors franchise within the larger Warriors series.

It was first released as Shin Sangokumusou BB[Note 2] in Japan on November 1, 2006.[citation needed] The game was later renamed to Dynasty Warriors Online[Note 3] in Japan due to the game no longer restricted to certain ISP subscribers in Japan. The game was further renamed again to the current name.

South Korean server was the first to be shut down on July 29, 2010, followed by North America and Europe server on January 10, 2014.[1] Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau server also announced the server to be shut down on May 23, 2016 and China server on December 29, 2020.[2] The last playable server that is the Japan server had shut down on February 24, 2022 following of the announcement which was made on December 15, 2021.[3]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website (unavailable)
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Official Japan server
Windows
Publisher website (unavailable)
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Official North America and Europe server
Windows
Publisher website (unavailable)
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Official China server
Windows
Publisher website (unavailable)
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Official Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau server
Windows
Publisher website (unavailable)
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Official South Korea server
Windows

Monetization[edit]

Type Notes
Free-to-play Game is free-to-play after the game was updated as Dynasty Warriors Online

Microtransactions[edit]

Type Notes
Currency Game may allow to purchase in-game currency Musou Coin

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\KOEI\<Localized Dynasty Warriors Online Z>\*.*
Game progress is saved on dedicated server, hence there is no save data available locally.

Video[edit]

Graphics settings
Graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Available after Dynasty Warriors Online Z rename update
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Max resolution 1920 x 1080
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Max 4x
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Ray tracing

Input[edit]

Input bindings
Input bindings

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM, SE and Voice for in-battle and street view
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Japanese
Korean

Network[edit]

External network settings
External network settings

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
24 Co-op, Versus
Max 8 players (each team 4 players) for Clash Battle, max 16 players (each team 8 players) for Siege Battle, max 24 players (each team 12 players) for Melee Battle

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 2.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Windows Media Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows[4]
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Pentium 4 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 800 x 600 with 16-bit color resolution
Nvidia GeForce FX 5200
ATI Radeon X300 SE
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 2.0 support
Sound (audio device) 16-bit Stereo, 44 KHz WAVE compatible
Other 1,000 Kbps connection compatible

Notes

  1. Commonly known as Shin Sangokumusou Online Z (Japanese: 真・三國無双Online Z) in Asia
  2. Known in Japanese as 真・三國無双BB
  3. Commonly known as Shin Sangokumusou Online (Japanese: 真・三國無双Online) in Asia

References

  1. Dynasty Warrior Online Service status - last accessed on 2022-02-07
  2. 《真·三国无双Online Z》停止运营公告 - last accessed on 2022-02-07
  3. サービス終了に関するお知らせ - last accessed on 2022-02-07
  4. 真・三國無双BB 動作環境 - last accessed on December 23, 2021