SNK Corporation and Bitmap Books have announced new supplemental media related to The King of Fighters franchise, a comprehensive, intricate book titled The King of Fighters: The Ultimate History. Shipping on May 9, 2022, this book provides numerous illustrations by the original team, staff comments, story explanations, never-before divulged series origins, and more. It’s essentially a treasure trove of information that any franchise fan would love to own.
There is also an All-Star edition releasing, including “a heavy-board slipcase to house it, five art prints and a postcard featuring exclusive illustrations by Eisuke Ogura. The slipcase includes a series of touch-panels on its fascia, which when pressed, play in-game sound effects for each fighter.”
The standard edition will cost $45.50, while the All-Star iteration will be $71.50. The book’s dedicated store page houses more information for intrigued parties.
A plethora of official images have been provided for this upcoming book. Standard version images can be viewed via our gallery below:
Images of the All-Star edition of the package are viewable below:
If you missed it, check out our review of The King of Fighters XV.
The King of Fighters XV is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC-via Windows 10, Steam, and the Epic Games Store.
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