King of Fighters XV will get a crossover staff from Samurai Shodown in October

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King of Fighters XV is a return to kind for the storied SNK sequence. Nice combating game mechanics, animation, and stage design make it a really pleasant game for aggressive gamers. They’ll have some new characters to select from quickly too: a trio of warriors from Samurai Shodown joins the King of Fighters XV roster subsequent month.

That roster is split into groups, and Workforce Samurai consists of Haohmaru, Nakoruru, and Darli Dagger from Samurai Shodown. Haohmaru and Nakoruru have been part of the Samurai Shodown lineup for a few years, whereas Darli made her debut within the 2019 game. King of Fighters contenders don’t normally wield weapons, however Workforce Samurai positively does: Haohmaru has his katana, Nakoruru carries a kodachi, and Darli Dagger fights with quite a lot of weapons like a spear and a serrated greatsword. You’ll be able to see them in motion within the Workforce Samurai trailer under, then give them a go once they launch on Tuesday, October 4.

King of Fighters XV has acquired a number of doses of DLC since its launch in February. One month after launch, the trio of Rock Howard, Gato, and B. Jenet got here to the game as Workforce Garou. Omega Rugal was additionally added that month as a free DLC fighter. In Could, these 4 have been adopted by Workforce South City, consisting of Geese Howard, Billy Kane, and Ryuji Yamazaki.

Workforce Samurai is the primary staff to cross over into King of Fighters XV from one other combating sequence, however SNK isn’t afraid to combine issues up like that throughout totally different IPs. Deadly Fury’s Terry Bogard and Mai Shiranui can be found as Fall Guys costumes, for instance.

Anticipate extra updates to King of Fighters XV sooner or later. Most prominently, SNK is working so as to add full crossplay help to the game. When that occurs, it’ll have the uncommon honor of letting gamers compete throughout PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.