The King of Fighters XIV: Info and Gameplay | At EVO Japan 2019!

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The King of Fighters XIV

PlayStation 4™ – US, JAPAN & ASIA

In August 2016, a fighting game has dominated the gaming world. Developed by SNK, The King of Fighters XIV was released exclusively for PlayStation 4. Atlus USA and Deep Silver got the publishing rights for the game in North America and Europe. This is the fourteenth and the latest in The King of Fighters series.  Plus this is one of the main featured tournament games at EVO JAPAN 2019 so play along!

It was announced in 2014 that the SNK’s CEO announced that the company started to design video games under its company. This game was directed by Yasuyuki Oda who worked on Street Fighter IV. Then, in SCEJA Press Conference 2015, it was introduced around the world that this fighting game will dominate.

The King of Fighters XIV takes place a few years after the last tournament which is The King of Fighters XIII. A Russian billionaire Antonov buys the rights of the King of Fighters franchise in order to make a new tournament with a mixture of the veterans and new fighters. However, in the near end of the fighting game, the fighters must confront Verse, a strange and threatening entity.

This fighting game features 50 fighters with 31 returning fighters with full 3D graphics that is evident in the predecessors of the game. Of course, this game is now enhanced version. Which means, the update for The King of Fighters XIV is in a whole new dimension. The 50 characters are now available since launch. Play with your friends up to 12 players via Online Mode. The classic three versus three battle mode is unchanged. So that means, the fans of this fighting game will still enjoy it especially to the hardcore fans.

You can check out the gameplay trailer here so that you can see what kind of gameplay you must anticipate. Watch it below.

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  • 3D Evolution – All 50 fighters, movesets and more are rendered in full 3D graphics that preserves the essence of KOF’s visual style but updates it with a whole new dimension
  • The Best Refinement Since KOF ’98 – Through extensive playtesting and balancing, the controls have been streamlined, and the Combo and Max Mode mechanics have been overhauled to create the most competitive fighter in SNK’s history
  • The Best Roster Yet – There are 50 fighters total, with 31 returning from previous entries into the KOF series, and 19 brand new characters. All 50 characters will be available at the game’s launch
  • Revamped Online Experience – THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV has devoted a lot of development time to improving the game’s netcode for vastly improved online gameplay. KOF XIV uses the PS4’s online architecture to have a whole host of online conveniences, from spectating to saving replay/battle data, and having a single online KOF XIV profile to connect with friends. Up to 12 players can join together via the Online Mode


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