The King of Fighters XIV Release Date

The King of Fighters XIV release date for PlayStation 4 is on August 23, 2016 in the Americas, developer SNK Playmore announced. Pre-orders will include the “Classic Kyo” costume for Kyo Kusanagi, which is his costume from The King of Fighters Orochi saga (The King of Fighters ’94 – The King of Fighters ’98).

Watch a new set of The King of Fighters XIV trailers below:

Here’s a list of the game’s features, via its official website:

Brand New! The King of Fighters Evolves to the Next Generation…

The King of Fighters series has enjoyed huge success across the globe since its birth in 1994.

The latest installment and true successor to the main (numbered) series, has finally been revealed! Game visuals have evolved into 3D graphics, however The King of Fighters XIV keeps the classic 2D gameplay and “3-on-3 Team Battle” game system. Furthermore, various new multiplayer online modes such as “Party Battle” are featured!

50 Playable Characters

5o playable characters get ready to and burn to fight!


New Chapter

A Brand New King of Fighters Saga!

The King of Fighters series’ storyline has been continuing over the Orochi, Nests, and Ash story arcs. The King of Fighters‘ rich story has NOT finished, and returns in a brand new exciting arc with The King of Fighters XIV!



The King of Fighters’s traditional game system is back!

Select your favorite 3 fighters from the game’s gorgeous character roster, and fight to victory via The King of Fighters‘s traditional and most praised “3-on-3 Team Battle” game system!

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Ultimate combos!

The combination system has evolved in The King of Fighters XIV, allowing players to strike up to three Super Special Moves in the same combination for astonishing damage!

New MAX Mode

A refined MAX Mode!

The King of Fighters series’ emblematic MAX Mode returns in The King of Fighters XIV with significant improvements! Activating the MAX Mode gives access to EX Special Moves for unlimited combo and damage possibilities!


A new feature that can be enjoyed even by newbies.

The newly introduced “Rush” feature allows even novice players to perform combos by mashing the square button!


Game Mode

A plethora of game modes!

The King of Fighters XIV features a large variety of game modes such as Story Mode, VS Mode, and a Gallery Mode for the best King of Fighters experience ever.


Party Battle

A new fighting game experience.

Duke it out with as many as six people (three players on each team) in VS Online “Party Battle”! Feel the heat of an authentic fighting game tournament experience via PlayStation Network!

Online Training

Learn techniques from the best players!

Low experienced players can learn how to become stronger with master players via the “Online Training” feature! Both players can communicate with each other with the common goal of strenghtening the disciple!


Various communication possibilities!

The King of Fighters XIV will make full of PlayStation 4 ‘s online functions such as the “Online Profile” and “Comment” features in order to foster player communication and communities!