Koch Media has announced that SNK Corporation’s The King of Fighters XV will release on the 17th of February 2022 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC and Xbox Series. A new trailer for the game was also released. The King of Fighters XV will have a rollback netcode solution for the game but no other details were revealed.
Details via SNK:
The King of Fighters XV features 39 characters including classic popular characters, resurrected fan favorites, and those crucial to the unfolding events. This is the first time the heroes from each saga have come together making this an unmissable moment in the King of Fighters storyline. 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 The King of Fighters XV, and this time, the story is coming to an explosive climax.
The King of Fighters XV features the classic three-versus-three team battle system, as well as a number of new features, such as Shatter Strike, a new mechanic that enables players to counter enemy attacks. Additionally, players will experience an improved MAX Mode, as well as MAX Mode (Quick), with a rush function that will allow for combos to be carried out by rapidly pressing attack buttons. All these features, including some revamped and vibrant special moves, will ensure some explosive fights and exciting gameplay for new and veteran players alike.
The King of Fighters XV will support one-to-two players local as well as two-to-eight players online play. The game features a wide variety of online modes, including Ranked Match, Casual Match, Room Match, and Online Training. There’s also a new Draft VS mode, which pits you against an opponent as you try to nab your favorite character before they can. Rollback netcode has been adopted for the best online experience.
The gallery features will include not only character voices and The King of Fighters XV in-game 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 The King of Fighters series. Players will even be able to customize their fights to have their favorite tracks playing in the background.