King of Fighters XV Gets Lengthy Official Trailer with February Release Date; Story Mode, Battle Techniques, and More

During today’s gamescom pre-show presentation live stream, a new official trailer for the upcoming King of Fighters XV was released. This trailer is roughly 5 minutes long and showcases the 39 fighters and various gameplay modes players can expect from the full release.

3-on-3 team battles are briefly demonstrated with special moves like Rush, Max Mode, and more. Story mode, the gallery, online matchmaking, training, and other modes are shown off too.

Lastly, the title was finally revealed to be receiving a release date of February 17, 2022.

You can view the newest official trailer for King of Fighters XV below:

The King of Fighters XV features some colorful graphics that allow the team to be a bit more playful with the roster and telegraph movesets easier, which is needed for such a technical fighting game as this. In addition, the game will feature a main campaign that revolves around Shun’ei and how he acquired his mysterious powers at a young age. The game will also have a story for other characters on the roster.

SNK has been amping up the hype for the game’s eventual release with several character reveals and trailers showcasing their varied movesets, aesthetics, and music. It is clear that the team is dedicating all their workforce to making this fighter as qualitative as possible, so hopefully, this delay proves to be fruitful.

The King of Fighters XV is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Windows 10, Steam, and the Epic Games Store

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