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Feb 17, 2022

The King of Fighters XV has released onto PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S

From Press Release:

Larkspur, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2022) – SNK Corporation and Koch Media are excited to announce that the fighting game phenomenon THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV (KOF XV) releases today on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV features 39 characters in total, including classic popular characters and resurrected fan favorites. In addition to the classic three-on-three team battle system, the game introduces the SHATTER STRIKE, a new mechanic that enables players to counter enemy attacks. Additionally, players can experience an improved MAX Mode, as well as MAX Mode (Quick). The RUSH function allows for combos to be carried out all by rapidly pressing attack buttons. All these features, including revamped and vibrant special moves, will ensure fights in this game feel more explosive than ever.

Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to excitement with its impressive characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV has challenged all of its predecessors with jaw-dropping graphics, systems, and an improved online experience.

The latest installment 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 KOF XV, and this time, the story is coming to an explosive climax.

Rollback netcode has been adopted to reduce lag in online matches, allowing for smoother online play. THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV features a wide variety of online features including RANKED MATCH, CASUAL MATCH, ROOM MATCH, and ONLINE TRAINING. There’s also the new DRAFT VS mode, which pits you against an opponent as you try to nab your favorite character before they can. KOF XV features crossplay on Sony consoles, allowing PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 owners to join explosive online matches against each other.

The in-game gallery features not only character voices and KOF XV cinematics, but also a special animated short directed by world-renowned artist Masami Obari. Additionally, the new DJ STATION features over 300 popular songs from the entire KOF series. Players can even customize their fights to have their favorite tracks play in the background.

Website: https://www.snk-corp.co.jp/us/games/kof-xv

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