SNK have recently announced that Team AWAKENED OROCHI, which consists of Orochi Shermie, Orochi Yashiro, and Orochi Chris, will join THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV as Character DLC next month.

A specific release date has not been mentioned for this latest piece of DLC, but 13 DLC characters are now available for THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV, bringing the roster to a massive 52 playable fighters. In addition to TEAM GAROU (3 characters), OMEGA RUGAL, and TEAM SOUTH TOWN (3 characters) call of which are currently available individually or as part of Team Pass 1 DLC Bundle, this latest team (AWAKENED OROCHI) will be available in August 2022 and is part of Team Pass 2 DLC bundle.

In addition to SNK have also confirmed that THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98 ULTIMATE MATCH FINAL EDITION is now available digitally for the PlayStation 4 with rollback netcode for online play. Based on KOF ’98, this new “ULTIMATE MATCH” features a unique new “Ultimate Mode” system and game balance adjustments. Various game modes such as “Challenge Mode” and “Practice Mode” have also been added. In addition, this title adopts rollback netcode for its online matches. Online lobbies can accommodate up to nine players and features a spectator mode. Online functions have also been greatly overhauled, including a replay function for battles and settings for matchmaking conditions. Aim for the top by winning the ultimate battle between 64 popular characters from KOF’s history.

Both THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV (PS4, PS5, Xbox) and HE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98 ULTIMATE MATCH FINAL EDITION (PS4) are now available for the respective platforms.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for 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 Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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