After greater than 20 years, a brand new Fatal Fury/Garou game has been greenlit

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SNK Corporation shocked long-time preventing video games followers with a brand new announcement for the Fatal Fury franchise throughout EVO 2022. SNK has greenlit a brand new entry of the Fatal Fury/Garou franchise. SNK shared the information with a brand new picture of Rock Howard in a darkish alleyway with two different individuals, certainly one of which seems like SNK icon Billy Kane.

Getting the greenlight doesn’t assure that the game will launch or if it’s going to get far in manufacturing. Getting the greenlight simply signifies that builders are permitted to start out on the mission, that means the title will most likely not launch till years from now, if in any respect. If the brand new Fatal Fury does get a launch, it might be the primary game within the franchise to launch in over 20 years. The final title within the Fatal Fury franchise to launch was 1999’s Garou: Mark of the Wolves, arguably certainly one of SNK’s finest video games.

A brand new Fatal Fury wasn’t the one new announcement SNK made at EVO, the corporate additionally revealed the upcoming DLC for The King of Fighters XV. The Team 3 DLC, Team Awakened Orochi, is given the official launch date of August 8. The Team 4 DLC was introduced to be Team Samurai and can embrace characters from the Samurai Shodown franchise. Team Samurai consists of Haohmaru, Nakoruru, and Darli Dagger. SNK states that the Team Samurai will launch within the Autumn of 2022. Team Awakened Orochi and Team Samurai make up the Team Pass 2 DLC pack, whereas Team Pass 1 and a pair of make up the primary season DLC for King of Fighters XV.

Fan favourite King of Fighter characters Kim Kaphwan and Shingo Yabuki will probably be a part of the second season DLC for KOF XV and can arrive someday in 2023. KOF XV may also assist crossplay in 2023 as a part of the game’s update roadmap. The newest entry in Samurai Showdown for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC may also obtain rollback netcode in 2023.