SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Release Date

10 January 2019
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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection is coming to PlayStation 4 on March 19 in North America, publisher NIS America announced.

Check Out the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Trailer:

Here is an overview of the PlayStation 4 version, via NIS America:

About SNK 40th Anniversary Collection

2018 marked the 40th anniversary of legendary studio SNK! To celebrate this extraordinary milestone, a variety of classic arcade games from SNK’s golden age are coming back together in one anthology on PlayStation 4 as SNK 40th Anniversary Collection, with a treasure trove of features!

This anthology brings together 31 titles from 24 games originating from before the Neo Geo, re-introducing these classics for the modern era.

Key Features

The Arcade Comes Home! – Save those quarters! Play both arcade and console versions and continuously challenge for another personal best! Choose from over twenty titles and experience an intense blast from the past!
Modern Meets Retro! – The convenience and improvements of modern gaming are all in the collection! Rewind and save at any time while you’re playing, enjoy updated graphics at 4K resolution, and experience redesigned control schemes for a modern feel!
Enter the SNK Museum – An extensive history of SNK and its games await in the Museum Mode. Explore the legacy of one of Japan’s leading developers with high definition artwork and never before seen promotional assets!


The collection of classic SNK arcade games first launched for Switch in November 2018. It included 13 games at launch, and added 11 further titles via free updates. Here is the full list:

Launch Games

Alpha Mission (arcade and home versions)
Athena (arcade and home versions)
Crystalis
Ikari Warriors (arcade and home versions)
Ikari III: The Rescue (arcade and home versions)
Guerrilla War (arcade and home versions)
P.O.W. (arcade and home versions)
Prehistoric Isle in 1930
Psycho Soldier
Street Smart
T.N.K. III (arcade and home versions)
Vanguard
Victory Road (arcade and home versions)

Added via Free Updates

Chopper I
Fantasy
Munch Mobile
Sasuke vs. Commander
Time Soldiers
Bermuda Triangle
Paddle Mania
Ozma Wars
Beast Busters
SAR: Search and Rescue
World Wars

On Switch, each game is rendered in 1080p and has redesigned control schemes. On PlayStation 4, the collection will support graphics rendered at 4K resolution.

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