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  “SAMURAI SHODOWN” has been selected as main tournament title at EVO 2020!
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02/05/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Osaka, Japan, February 5, 2020 – SNK CORPORATION CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) is pleased to announce that “SAMURAI SHODOWN”, SNK’s latest fighting game, has been chosen as a main tournament title at “Evolution Championship Series 2020” (EVO 2020) the world’s biggest fighting game tournament in Las Vegas, NV held during July 31st - Aug. 2nd 2020 (PST).

EVO 2020” event outline

■Event name

Evolution Championship Series 2020 (EVO 2020)

■Event date

July 31 (Fri.) through Aug. 2 (Sun.) 2020

■Event place

Las Vegas, NV

■Event venue

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas

■Official site

http://evo.shoryuken.com/

 

Game Information

The SAMURAI SHODOWN series started back in 1993 and paved the way for extreme weapon-based fighting games. Now the series is back with a reboot where all its stunning characters and stages have been brought to life in stunning 3D. It went on sale June, 2019 for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One consoles, and November for STADIA. We are also preparing to release SAMURAI SHODOWN for the Nintendo SwitchTM on February 25th, 2020.

Furthermore, we are proud to announce SAMURAI SHODOWN’s second season will also begin in February, so please look forward to more new and interesting characters!

SAMURAI SHODOWN’S SEASON 2 DLC ROSTER REVEALED MINA, SOGETSU, AND IROHA JOIN THE FIGHT!

 

Trailer

https://youtu.be/qqdVDG1u3Ww

On sale Feb 25th for the Nintendo Switch! Early buyers get Samurai Shodown! 2 for free!

*Fight anywhere in Handheld Mode! 

■Title

SAMURAI SHODOWN (Japanese title: SAMURAI SPIRITS)

■Genre

Fighting Game

■Platform

- PlayStation®4 (Physical/Digital)

- Xbox One (Physical/Digital)

- Nintendo SwitchTM (Physical/Digital) -February 25th

- STADIA ※Europe and America only

■Player

1~2 Local (2~10 Network)

■Official Site

https://www.snk-corp.co.jp/us/games/samuraishodown/

 

©SNK CORPORATION ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

※PlayStation is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc..

※Microsoft and Xbox One are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation and/or its affiliates.

※Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo.

※Google STADIA are trademarks of Google LLC.

※All in-game footage displayed is work-in-progress. Design and specifications are subject to change.