The North American Sneak Peeks for this set took place from August 9–10, 2008.
Packs of the TCG set were also printed in the The Duelist Genesis: Special Edition.
The Duelist Genesis contains cards used by Yusei Fudo, Jack Atlas, Trudge and Sayer, with the TCG version also containing cards used by Yugi Muto, Yami Yugi, Yako Tenma, Reggie MacKenzie, Bandit Keith, Alexis Rhodes and Joey Wheeler. It introduces Synchro Summon mechanics, along with Tuner monsters, the Psychic Type and the "Piece Golem" series.
In the Japanese version there are 5 cards per pack and 30 packs per box.
The OCG set includes 80 cards. This is comprised of:
In the TCG there are 9 cards per pack and 24 packs per box. The set contains 100 cards or 111 in the Master Set. This is comprised of: