After what turned out to be a short delay, SNK dropped The King of Fighter XV reveal relatively abruptly on January 7, 2021. As anticipated, individuals received an opportunity to take a primary have a look at the sport and a few of its characters. But not solely have been KOF XV Mai Shiranui, Kyu Kusanagi, Leona, and Shun’ei appearances confirmed, however we’ll see extra the week of January 10, 2021 and be taking part in the sport in 2021.

The presentation kicked off immediately with some character reveals. We knew from the December 2020 tease that Shun’ei, Kyo, and Benimaru Nikaido could be again, and additionally that Shun’ei could be the protagonist on this installment. But this supplied a primary have a look at the KOF XV Mai, Okay’, and Leona variations too. Each one had animations that appeared to symbolize their entrances and assaults.

After the have a look at the characters, Producer Yasuyuki Oda and Creative Director Eisuke Ogura each appeared to speak concerning the sport. Ogura stated, “We’re focusing on keeping the series’ staple of being fast-paced, while also adding elements to make it more exciting.” Ogura additionally stated that when it got here to the present part of growth, the group is “brushing up features and optimizing the game.” There may also be an animated video launched impressed by the sport, although Ogura and Oda didn’t point out who directed it.

Here’s the total KOF XV reveal.

KOF XV might be launched in 2021.