The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match Arrives Digitally on PlayStation 4

Following on from its announcement at the start of the year SNK Playmore have today released The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match digitally onto the PlayStation 4 (via the PlayStation Store) with a physical edition planned for release later in Spring 2021.

Priced at £12.99/€14.99 The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match is announced as a “tuned up sequel” to The King of Fighters 2002 and features a a larger roster of 66 playable characters, a graphical overhaul, and redesigned abilities, in addition to improved online multiplayer due to the inclusion of Rollback Netcode.

Key Features:

 ROLLBACK NETCODE

KOF 2002 UM features updated rollback netcode that greatly reduces online lag during matches. Players are able to tweak settings in order to improve their online experiences.

 QOL ONLINE VERSUS FEATURES

KOF 2002 UM includes online features that allow players to study their matches and learn from their mistakes. These include the ability to rewatch one’s 10 most recent online matches, options that enable win/loss counters, and cooldowns to prevent rematching after a quick bout.

 2 UNIQUE ONLINE MODES

Choose between “Rank Match,” where battle results are shared and ranked online, and “Player Match,” where fans can set their own versus battle settings. Fight to become the true King of Players on the international stage! The world is yours!

KOF 2002 IS FULLY TUNED UP!

 IMPRESSIVE ROSTER OF 66 PLAYABLE CHARACTERS!

In addition to the original cast of KOF 2002, a host of returning characters from previous installments of “THE NESTS CHRONICLES,” hidden characters, and an exclusive character called “NAMELESS” join the tournament for the largest character roster in KOF history.

 REARRANGED GRAPHICS AND BGM

Every demo screen, cutscene, and winning screen has been completely overhauled. Furthermore, the game’s soundtrack has been remastered for even more intense matches.

 NUMEROUS NEW AND OLD MOVES ADDED

Along with the new moves and special moves specially created for this title, plenty of old moves return in KOF 2002 UM. Moreover, the game’s mechanics and characters’ abilities have been redesigned.

 LARGE UPGRADE OF MAX MODE AND MAX2

All the Desperation Moves in KOF 2002 UM can now be cancelled anytime via the “MAX Mode” system. The “MAX 2” ultimate moves are even more flashy and easier to use.

The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match is now available digitally for the PlayStation 4 through the PlayStation Store with a physical released planned later in Spring 2021.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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