yu-gi-oh-crimson-crisisFollowing up on its claim to sole distibution rights despite a loss in court (scooped by Purple Pawn back on January 3rd), Konami Digital Entertainment will be launching the eagerly awaited Crimson Crisis booster set with sneak peak events at participating hobby retailers February 28th and March 1st. A general nationwide product release will follow March 3rd. Crimson Crisis will include new cards from the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s TV series and feature Assault Mode Monsters and Synchro Monsters (which can convert to Assault Mode). Also part of the 100 card booster set will be new themes, such as Dark “Blackwing” monsters.

Participants in the sneak peek events will receive five packs of Crimson Crisis boosters and a Colossal Fighter/Assault Mode promotional card.