POSTED:  Thursday, December 3rd, 2020                           (12/4/2020)

The King of Fighters XV First Details, Artwork, New Logo

  

Today, SNK dropped the first details, concept artwork, and a brand new logo for The King of Fighters XV. We also now know the first KOF XV gameplay trailer will be released on January 7th, 2021. Lead artist and creative director Eisuke Ogura also shared concept illustrations for the first 3 characters to be confirmed for KOF XV: Kyo Kusanagi, Benimaru Nikaido, and Shun'ei. SNK mentioned that team composition in KOF XV will "differ greatly" from KOF14 and are calling KOF XV the "most ambitious" KOF title to date. As expected, SNK also repeated their famous line they've been stating since EVO 2019 in regards to KOF XV... "stay tuned for more details". Scroll down to check out all of the new content, along with the official character announce trailer featuring producer Yasuyuki Oda and Eisuka Ogura.




 






SNK confirmed that Shun'ei will be the lead protagonist of KOF XV's storyline.

Below is the official character announcement trailer featuring commentary from producer Yasuyuki Oda and creative director Eisuke Ogura.
 

[UPDATE] The trailer above also teased rough sketches of Leona Heidern and K' possibly confirming them for KOF XV, as well. These sketches appear in the trailer with a black background. Below are reverse "black and white" versions of those sketches.
  

 
 

Additionally, news on SamSho (2019) Season 3 will also be revealed Jan. 7, 2021.

Stay tuned on Fighters Gen for more KOF XV news and future reveals!
 

 Sources:  SNK Japan (Twitter)IGN (YouTube)   

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