The King of Fighters XV Reveals Samurai Shodown DLC Team; Shingo Yabuki & Kim Kaphwan Confirmed for 2023

During EVO 2022, SNK revealed the fourth team of DLC characters making their way to The King of Fighters XV; Team Samurai. These three characters from Samurai Shodown are set to be available in-game this Fall.

Additionally, Shingo Yabuki and Kim Kaphwan have been confirmed to be part of the game’s next season in 2023.

You can view the announcement trailer for these DLC characters below:

If you missed it, check out our review of The King of Fighters XV.

The King of Fighters XV features vibrant 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 title features a main campaign that revolves around Shun’ei and how he acquired his mysterious powers at a young age. Other character stories are also featured.

SNK has hyped up this game’s 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, even post-release with all of the DLC.

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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