Koch Mediaglobal leader in partner publishing and SNK CORPORATION announced the release date of THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV today during Opening Night Live at gamescom 2021. The fighting game will be available on February 17, 2022 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Xbox Series X|S.
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV features a whopping 39 playable characters, including popular classic fighters, returned fan favorites, and characters with story significance. The heroes of each saga come together here for the first time, making this an unmissable moment in the King of Fighters storyline. The story from the previous game’s Story Mode continues here. Heroes of the Orochi, NESTS and Ash sagas are all in THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV and are every part of the explosive climax.
The classic three-on-three combat system is back in THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV along with a number of new features including SHATTER STRIKE, which allow players to counter attacks from their opponent. With an improved MAX Mode and MAX Mode (Quick), players can quickly perform combos through quick button combinations. These features, combined with updated and colorful special moves, ensure that the explosive gameplay is exciting for veterans and newcomers alike.
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV supports 1-2 players locally and 2-8 players online. Players can choose from several online modes including RANKED MATCH, CASUAL MATCH, ROOM MATCH and ONLINE TRAINING. In the new DRAFT VS mode you try to catch your favorite character faster than your opponent before they do. Rollback Netcode is used for the smoothest possible online experience.
In the gallery are not only the voices of characters and in-game cutscenes of THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV as well as a special short animated video directed by world renowned animator Masami Obari.
In addition, the new DJ Station features over 300 popular songs from across THE KING OF FIGHTERS series, and much more. Players can even choose which of their favorite tracks are played in the background during battle.
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV will be available on February 17, 2022 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Xbox Series X|S.
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