The King of Fighters 15 postponed to 2022

By Dom Pepiat
June 2, 2021 09:46 GMT

After a long and fast-paced marketing campaign SNK I’m late The King of Fighters 15 The main reason for the delay was in 2022, citing an increase in Covid-19 in Japan.

SNK announcement Through the update of that site Decided to postpone the latest game in the popular “The King of Fighters” series to next year.

“Many fans are hoping for the release of KOF 15 in 2021, but unfortunately at this point we need to announce that KOF 15 will be released in the first quarter of 2022,” the site said. It is written in the statement.

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“The development timeline we were trying to reach first was influenced by the ever-increasing number of cases of Covid-19 in Japan. Ultimately, we put product quality first. We have made a decision and the release period will change accordingly. “

The game was initially targeted for a 2021 release date, but the developers never promised an actual set date. And at this point, it’s probably the best.

It must hurt after SNK was in the middle of a long campaign announcing new characters (or sets of characters) for the game each week. So far, Chris, Mai, King, Nanaak Ya, Yuri Sakazaki, Kyo, Shunei, Chizuru Kagura, Iori Yagami, Benimaru, Joe, and Meitenkun have appeared.

“Our development team is working hard towards the release of KOF 15, and we appreciate your understanding and cooperation,” concludes the developer.

The King of Fighters 15 was announced in August 2019, but the platform has not yet been announced.

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