Update #2 [Sun 21st Feb, 2021 14:30 GMT]: SNK has now locked in a release date for Cham Cham. This fighter will be arriving in Samurai Shodown on 16th March as part of Season Pass 3. See her in action in the trailer above.
In addition to this, it’s also been revealed the fourth Season Pass 3 spot will go to a character from the Guilty Gear series. The launch date for this will be announced at a later date.
Update #1 [Fri 8th Jan, 2021 05:35 GMT]: After some delays, SNK has now revealed the first two fighters on the way to Samurai Shodown’s Season Pass 3 are Cham Cham (arriving mid-March) and Hibiki Takane from The Last Blade 2.
In addition to this, it gave the world a first look at King of Fighters XV and confirmed it would be arriving this year. No platforms have been announced yet. King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match was also announced for PS4. Get the rundown in SNK’s full broadcast video.
Original article [Thu 7th Jan, 2021 05:45 GMT]: SNK has pulled the plug on its big reveal of King of Fighters 15 and the Samurai Shodown Season Pass 3 at the last minute.
While the reason behind the decision is still unknown, what we do know is that SNK plans to reschedule a new time and date as soon as it can, and is appreciative of fans for understanding. Here’s the official word from the company Twitter account:
While the KOFXV announcement might not necessarily include the Switch, the Samurai Shodown Season Pass 3 is something owners of the hybrid handheld can look forward to.
While we wait for a new time and date, why not check out our review of the latest entry in the Samurai Shodown series, if you don’t already own the game. The classic KOF games are also available on the Switch eShop.
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