SNK started streaming a trailer for its The King of Fighters XV recreation, revealing that the sport will get a free DLC character Omega Rugal (voiced by Tsuguo Mogami) on April 14, alongside a brand new Boss Challenge mode.

SNK launched the sport on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Windows 10, Steam, and the Epic Games Store on February 17.

SNK delayed the sport as a result of new coronavirus illness (COVID-19) pandemic affecting the event schedule. The recreation was initially scheduled to launch in 2021.

The base recreation will characteristic 39 playable fighters, together with all characters from earlier video games.

The recreation’s preliminary roster contains: Shun’Ei, Meitenkun, Benimaru Nikaido, Iori, Joe Higashi, Kyo, Chizuru, Leona Heidern, Mai Shiranui, Andy Bogard, Yuri Sakazaki, Terry Bogard, Yashiro Nanakase, King, Shermie, Chris, Ryo Sakazaki, Robert Garcia, Ralf, Clark, Blue Mary, Luong, Vanessa, Ramon, King of Dinosaurs, Athena Asamiya, Antonov, Ash Crimson, Kukri, Isla, K’, Heidern, Dolores, Whip, Ángel, Krohnen, Maxima, Kula Diamond, and Elisabeth Blanctorche.

The recreation can even get 4 new groups of three DLC characters every. Team Garou debuted as DLC in March, and the workforce included Rock Howard, Gato, and B. Jenet. Team South Town will launch in May, and the workforce contains Geese Howard, Billy Kane, and Ryuji Yamazaki. Team 3 will debut in summer time, and Team 4 will arrive in fall.

The recreation bought an anime quick by animator and director Masami Obari (Fatal Fury).

SNK launched The King of Fighters XIV, the most recent installment within the franchise, for PS4 in August 2016. SNK then launched the sport for PC by way of Steam in June 2017.

The sequence is inspiring a Chinese-animated CG movie titled The King of Fighters: Awaken that can debut concurrently worldwide in 2022.

Source: SNK‘s YouTube channel