SNK started streaming on Wednesday a trailer for its The King of Fighters XV game to focus on the character Ash Crimson (voiced by Sо̄nosuke Nagashiro).
SNK will release the sport on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Windows 10, Steam, and the Epic Games Store on February 17, 2022.
SNK delayed the sport because of the new coronavirus illness (COVID-19) pandemic affecting the event schedule. The sport was initially scheduled to launch in 2021.
The sport will characteristic 39 playable fighters, together with all characters from earlier video games.
The sport’s preliminary roster contains: Shun’Ei, Meitenkun, Benimaru Nikaido, Iori, Joe Higashi, Kyo, Chizuru, Ok’, Leona Heidern, Mai Shiranui, Andy Bogard, Yuri Sakazaki, Terry Bogard, Yashiro Nanakase, King, Shermie, Chris, Ralf, Clark, Blue Mary, Luong, Vanessa, Ramon, King of Dinosaurs, Athena Asamiya, and Antonov.
SNK launched The King of Fighters XIV, the most recent installment within the franchise, for PlayStation 4 in August 2016. SNK then released the sport for PC through Steam in June 2017.
The collection is inspiring a Chinese-animated CG film titled The King of Fighters: Awaken that may debut concurrently worldwide in 2022.