There are known issues that occurred after the maintenance and update to the newer app version.
Temple of the Kings can't be activated to special summon a monster, despite properly meeting its condition.
When switching characters, the currently selected deck is switched to a different one.
Messages in the Global Chat are displayed by oldest going from the top.
Konami is working on fixing these issues, so be sure to check the in-game announcement to see the updates regarding these issues.
Character Skill changes
Certain character skills will be rebalanced, and the affected ones are: Harpies' Hunting Ground, Parasite Infestation, Fairy's Smile, and Three-Star Demotion. Check the Skill changes for more details and discussions about it.
Additional information and details have been announced regarding the Forbidden/Limited feature. Shown on the in-game announcement, the first card to be "Limited" will be Restructer Revolution, and that it will start on Aug 3.
Yami Bakura unlock event "Fear the Deck of Terror! The Destiny Board of Doom" has returned! For a limited time only, you can duel Yami Bakura at the gate to earn points and get golds, gems, orbs, and exclusive card rewards! You can also get EX gems this time, which can be used to purchase certain cards from the card trader.
Version 1.7.0 is now available for download. It is mandatory for everyone to download and update after the maintenance. The in-game news announcement shows that the new version includes updates for some language options, preparations for improvements to the shop, and ranked duel revamp preparations. One of the card shop improvement has been mentioned before in the announcement, which is the ability to upgrade a card to glossy/prismatic versions. Visit the July plans for more details. The issue regarding the unhappy girl has also been fixed. It previously affected cards like Guardian Statue, or Guardian Sphinx (which were used by Yugi Muto) when it was face down. Now it will remove the effect when it goes face down.
During this campaign duration, each duel will give increased exp rewards. Use this opportunity to level up your characters to get their level rewards. Fighting the Vagabond with the "1 hand" challenge will give you the most exp, ask your friends or add other players to send you Vagabond challenges over at the Vagabond page!
For a limited time, a new Legendary Duelist will be coming next week! It is not yet revealed who the character is, but we are given the hint "Want some new cards? You're gonna have to beat me!", written on the in-game announcement. For more discussions about who it might be, check the upcoming events page!
Fill the event meter by dueling to get rewards! There are cumulative rewards as well as a daily rewards, so be sure to check them everyday. To see more details about the event, check the event page. Note: There is an event timer which resets at 18:00 (GMT+0) daily.
After the Final Qualifiers ends on Jun 12, regular ranked duels will resume, but there is also going to be a pvp event. Ranked duels will give players points to fill a meter, which will give more gems and new cards. More information about this event will be posted soon, when the event goes live.
World Championship Location Changed
Previously announced that the World Championship was going to be taking place in London, the latest announcement states that Konami decided to change the location to Japan. Further details on the new location will be posted soon.
World Championship Qualifiers has begun!
June 01 - 12
The qualifiers for the world championship starts from June 1 - 12, and it follows the same format as regular ranked duels. Players who reach the title King of Games will earn the the opportunity to join the Final Qualifiers, which begins on Jun 9 (08:00 AM GMT+0) to Jun 12. Players who participate in the event will get exclusive event rewards, as well as an SR if you reach at least platinum rank, and a UR card if you reach KoG.
There is a huge bug in the game right now. After the patch on june 22nd I tried farming mokuba but everytime the duel begins, tsunami's deck and character is appearing. I'm trying to use tae's unhappy deck but it changes when I get into the duel.
TOTAL BS ON CONNECTION ERRORS AND CARDS NOT WORKING....I CAN UNDERSTAND ONCE OR TWICE ON THE ERRORS BUT I HAVE LOST QUITE A FEW MORE THAN FIVE TIMES DUE TO CONNECTION ERRORS....ON A INTERNET CONNECTION THAT HAD EXCELLENT STRENGTH.....TOTAL BS...ANYONE ELSE HAVING ISSUES WITH THE SHOOTING STAR BOW NOT WORKING