SNK recently announced that the latest installment in its The King of Fighters fighting game series, The King of Fighters XV, will receive new DLC characters on May 17. The characters include Geese Howard, Billy Kane, and Ryuji Yamazaki which form Team South Town. The DLC will also include costumes for all three characters. SNK also announced a complete rebalancing of every existing character in the game, “to strengthen characters and their overall performance.” Lastly, SNK announced that the game will have tracks added from The King of Fighters Neowave to its in-game “DJ Station” in an upcoming free update. More tracks will also be added in the future.
The game’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.
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.
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