At EVO 2022, SNK announced the new “Team Samurai” DLC characters for The King of Fighters XV. The characters include Haohmaru, Nakoruru, and Darli Dagger from Samurai Shodown.The characters will be added to the game this Fall. Additionally, Shingo Yabuki and Kim Kaphwan have been confirmed to be part of the game’s next season in 2023. SNK also announced that Season 2 of the game will begin sometime in 2023 and will include Shingo Yabuki and Kim Kaphwan, along with cross-play support. The King of Fighters XV first launched on February 17, 2022. The game is available now for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and Microsoft Store.
The King of Fighters XV ’s details via SNK can be seen below:
SHATTER ALL EXPECTATIONS
The new “XV” that transcends everything!
Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to excitement with its appealing characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now KOF XV surpasses all of its predecessors in terms of graphics, systems, and online experience!
A total of 39 characters are participating!
Classic popular characters, revived characters, new characters, and more! The most epic dream match in KOF history is about to begin!
KOF’s story reaches its climax!
The latest KOF Saga continues from the previous title in Story Mode. This time, the story is coming to an explosive climax!
The culmination of the series’ battle system
Inheriting the series’ traditional 3-on-3 team battle, KOF XV also features a new system. Enjoy an unprecedented sense of speed and freshness!
Easy and versatile online play
Rollback netcode has been adopted to reduce lag in online matches. There are also a variety of battle options that allow you to choose how you want to play!
KOF is fully packed with content to enjoy
Includes a Gallery with movies and voices, and a new DJ STATION with over 300 popular songs from the KOF series and more.