SAMURAI SHODOWN steps into the ring on Steam on June 14th accompanied by DLC character Amakusa
SNK CORPORATION is proud to announce the Steam release of the weapon-based fighter SAMURAI SHODOWN on June 14th, 2021. Additionally, the third character in the Season Pass 3 DLC set, SHIRO TOKISADA AMAKUSA, will also release on the same day. SNK has also announced another team for the upcoming THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV, with TEAM ART OF FIGHTING, consisting of Ryo Sakazaki, Robert Garcia and King, returning to the main series after 21 years.
SAMURAI SHODOWN, which has been enjoyed by players across the globe on PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S. Xbox One, Nintendo SwitchTM, Stadia and the Epic Games Store, is now making its way to Steam on June 14th. On the same day, the third character from Season Pass 3 also joins the fray both on PC and consoles.
SHIRO TOKISADA AMAKUSA appeared in the very first SAMURAI SHODOWN game as the final boss back in 1993. Their menacing legacy has made an impact on the series as they’ve also appeared in SAMURAI SHODOWN III (1995), SAMURAI SHODOWN IV: AMAKUSA’S REVENGE (1996) and SAMURAI SHODOWN V SPECIAL (2004). Now, the boss that defined the series has returned to SAMURAI SHODOWN.
Season Pass 3 characters CHAM CHAM and HIBIKI TAKANE are already available, with the fourth character, a fighter from GUILTY GEAR, appearing later this year.
SNK has also introduced another team for the upcoming THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV, with its own story and endings. TEAM ART OF FIGHTING reunites Ryo Sakazaki, Robert Garcia and King, who have not been on the same team since KOF 2000, 21 years ago.