Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022

KOF XV Season 2, Shingo Coming January 2023


On Wednesday night before Thanksgiving here in the U.S., SNK announced The King of Fighters XV will kick off Season 2 with new characters starting in January 2023. SNK's short teaser trailer and promotional image announcing this news confirms Shingo Yabuki will join the game in January 2023. Following the return on Shingo, in Spring 2023, Kim Kaphwan will join the game's roster. Additionally, SNK noted that the upcoming Season 2 update will contain "character refinements" for every current playable character in KOF XV.

SNK's trailer also confirms The King of Fighters XV's Crossplay open beta test will begin in Spring 2023. More details on that coming soon. The trailer also reaffirms additional DLC characters beyond Shingo and Kim will join the game in 2023. Have a closer look at Shingo's official render, below.

Additionally, SNK's announcement confirmed Samurai Shodown will have its own open beta test for Rollback Netcode on Steam, also taking place January 2023. SNK will be implementing Rollback for Samurai Shodown on the following platforms Steam, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Epic Games Store.

in October, Team Samurai joined The King of Fighters XV as the final Season 1 Team DLC. Following the arrival of Shingo Yabuki and Kim Kaphwan, at least 5 additional characters will join the KOF XV roster, although SNK hasn't yet specified when the additional DLC characters will be released in 2023.
~TFG Webmaster, Frank Joseph | @Fighters_Gen


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