SNK CORPORATION

News Release

SNK’s newest fighting game
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV

launches Feb 17th, 2022. Pre-orders start today!

 

SNK CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Chief Executive Officer: Kenji Matsubara) is proud to announce THE KING OF FIGHTERS (KOF XV) will be launching for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Windows 10, Steam, and the Epic Games Store on February 17th, 2022. 

 

 

SHATTER ALL EXPECTATIONS

The new “XV” that transcends everything!

 Past KOF heroes unite! 39 star-studded characters are ready to fight!

 

 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!

 

■Trailer

https://youtu.be/_o7Ip64-Sio

 

 

 

CHARACTERS

A total of 39 characters are participating!

KOF XV features a whopping 39 characters, including classic popular characters, resurrected fan favorites, and those crucial to the unfolding events. There will also be 2 DLC teams (3 characters each) to be released in the future. This is the first time the heroes from each Saga have come together, making this the hottest dream match yet!

 

 

STORY

KOF’s story reaches its climax!

The latest KOF Saga continues from the previous title in Story Mode. Heroes from the Orochi, NESTS, and Ash Sagas have all joined this KOF. This time, the story is coming to an explosive climax!

 

 

SYSTEM

The culmination of the series’ battle system

KOF XV features the classic 3 on 3 team battle system. New to the series is 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. Strap in, as KOF XV features a battle system bursting with speed and excitement unlike any other!

 

 

ONLINE

Easy and versatile online play

KOF XV features rollback netcode. KOF 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.

 

 

CONTENTS

KOF is fully packed with content to enjoy


Gallery features not only character voices and KOF 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 KOF series and more! Players can even customize their fights to have their favorite tracks play in the background! 

 

6 DLC characters (2 Teams) will also join the fray!

Pick up the Team Pass or Deluxe Edition to save.

INFORMATION

Title

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV

Genre

Versus Fighting Game

Release Date

February 17th, 2022 (tentative)

Platform

PlayStation®5/ PlayStation®4/ Xbox Series X|S (Physical Ver. Digital Ver.)

Windows 10/ Steam/ Epic Games Store (Digital Ver.)

Line up/Price

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Standard Edition

Base game/ Physical Ver., Digital Ver./$59.99/€59.99

 

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Deluxe Edition

Base game + KOF XV Team Pass 1 (6 DLC characters)/ Digital Ver./ $84.99/€84.99

 

KOF XV Team Pass 1

KOF XV DLC Characters “Team 1″ +”Team 2” (6 DLC characters)/ $29.99/€29.99

 

KOF XV DLC Characters “Team 1”

3 DLC characters(1 Team)/ $15.99/€15.99

 

KOF XV DLC Characters “Team 2”

3 DLC characters(1 Team)/ $15.99/€15.99

Rating

ESRB: Teen / PEGI: 12

Players

1-2 Local / 2-8 Network

Additional Information

Features crossplay between PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 versions.

Upgrading from the PlayStation®4 version to the PlayStation®5 version is available free of cost.

*You will need a PlayStation®5 console with a disc drive to upgrade the PlayStation®4 version (disc version) to PlayStation®5.

 

 

 

 

 

The deluxe edition features DLC costumes and early access!
Pre-orders begin today for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, and Xbox Series X|S versions!

 

【Early Purchase Bonus】

Special Bonus

KOF XV DLC Costume “GAROU: MotW TERRY”

Platform

All Platforms (Physical Ver./ Digital Ver.)

For the following versions

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Standard Edition/

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Deluxe Edition

 

 

 

 

【Digital Edition:Exclusive Bonus】

Special Bonus

KOF XV DLC Costume “CLASSIC LEONA”

Platform

All Platforms (Digital Ver.)

For the following versions

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Standard Edition/

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Deluxe Edition

 

 

 

 

【Deluxe Edition:Pre-order Bonus】

Special Bonus

Early access for 3 days (playable from February 14, 2022)

Platform

PlayStation®5/ PlayStation®4/ Xbox Series X|S(Digital Ver.)

For the following versions

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Deluxe Edition

 

 

 

 

【PlayStation®4 Digital Edition:Pre-order Bonus】

Special Bonus

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV ORIGINAL THEME

Platform

PlayStation®4(Digital Ver.)

For the following versions 

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Standard Edition/

THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Deluxe Edition

 

 

*Images shown do not represent the final product. The contents and specifications are subject to change without notice

*The pre-order bonus for the physical version is listed on the product code included inside the packaging. There is a limit to the amount of codes available. An internet connection is required to redeem the product code. Access to the PlayStation™ Network and Xbox Live is mandatory for PlayStation®5/PlayStation®4 and Xbox X|S versions respectably. The product code has an expiration date. *The pre-order bonus for the digital version will be included when the game is downloaded by March 9th, 2022. *This DLC may go on sale in the future. *You will need a PlayStation®4 console to download THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV original theme.

 

 

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