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THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV release date announced during Opening Night Live

Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition will release on February 17th, 2022 for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, and Xbox Series X|S 

THEALE/OSAKA,August 25th, 2021–Today during the Opening Night Live of gamescom 2021, Koch Media, a leading global publishing partner and SNK CORPORATIONannounced that the fighting gameTHE KING OF FIGHTERS XVwill be launching on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Steam, and the Epic Games Store on February 17th, 2022.

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV features 39 characters, including classic popular characters, resurrected fan favourites, and those crucial to the unfolding events. This is the first time the heroes from each Saga have come together, making this an unmissable moment in the King of Fighters storyline.The latest instalment in the King of Fighters saga continues from the previous title’s Story Mode. Heroes from the Orochi, NESTS, and Ash Sagas have all joined THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV, and this time, the story is coming to an explosive climax.

THE KING OF FIGHTERSXV features the classic 3-on-3 team battle system, as well as a number of new features, such as SHATTER STRIKE, a new mechanic that enables players to counter enemy attacks. Additionally, players will experience an improved MAX Mode, as well as MAX Mode (Quick),with a rush function that will allow for combos to be carried out by rapidly pressing attack buttons.All these features, including some revamped and vibrant special moves, will ensure some explosive fights and exciting gameplay for new and veteran players alike. 

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XVwill support 1-2 players local as well as 2-8 players online play. The game features a wide variety of online modes, including RANKED MATCH, CASUAL MATCH, ROOM MATCH, and ONLINE TRAINING. There’s also a new DRAFT VS mode, which pits you against an opponent as you try to nab your favorite character before they can.Rollback netcode has been adopted for the best online experience. 

The gallery features will include not only character voices and THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV in-game cinematics, but also a special animated short, directed by world-renowned animator Masami Obari. 

Additionally, the new DJ Station features over 300 popular songs from the entire THE KING OF FIGHTERS series and more. Players will even be able to customize their fights to have their favorite tracks playing in the background.  

Pre-orders begin today on the following editions on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, and Xbox Series X|S: 

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Standard Edition    Contains the base game (Physical/Digital Version):£49.99. 

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Day One Edition  Contains the base gamethe DLC Costume for Terry “GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES”, only available in Physical: £49.99. 

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Deluxe Edition (Digital)

Contains 3 days Early Access to the base game, plus the KOF XV Team Pass 1 (Includes Team 1 & 2 DLC that includes 3 characters each, 6 characters in total), the exclusive Leona “CLASSIC LEONA” DLC Costume, and for those who pre-purchase the game the DLC Costume for Terry “GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES”(Digital Ver):£69.99. 

Digital content available:

KOF XV Team Pass 1

KOF XV DLC Characters "Team 1" +"Team 2" (6 DLC characters)/£24.99. 

KOF XV DLC Characters "Team 1"3DLC characters(1 Team)/£12.99

KOF XV DLC Characters "Team 2"3 DLC characters(1 Team)/£12.99 

About SNK

Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK develop, publish, and distribute interactive entertainment software on a global scale. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to focus on their rich console game and arcade history. 


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