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  WORLDS COLLIDE AS SAMURAI SHODOWN COMES TO THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR IN ALL-NEW COLLABORATION
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02/24/2020
 


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

 

Battle, Collect, and Train Iconic Warriors from SNK’s Famed Fighting Game Franchise from February 25 – March 16, KST

 

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – FEB. 25, 2020 – Netmarble Corp. is teaming up with SNK once again on THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR with an all-new collaboration featuring fighters from SNK’s iconic Samurai Shodown fighting game franchise. Netmarble is also hosting a special livestream on Feb. 25 at 4:00 p.m. PT that will star professional fighting game player Justin Wong and highlight additions to the game. Fans can tune into the livestream here: https://www.twitch.tv/playkofallstar

 

Until March 16, KST after update is complete, players can log into the game, collect these fighters, and complete the limited-time Samurai Shodown-themed event before the collaboration ends.

 

Haohmaru and Nakoruru will be available for players to collect from Feb. 25 – March 16, while rival fighters Genjuro and Charlotte will unlock March 3 - 16. And on March 10, THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV variant of Nakoruru will also be available to collect. In addition, players can collect two additional Samurai Shodown legacy warriors, Tachibana Ukyo and Amakusa, by completing limited-time events.

 

Updates and in-game events include:

 

  • Samurai Shodown Events
    • Super Mission – Players can collect Tachibana Ukyo and earn special cards, souls, and various growth items for the Fighter
    • Score Dungeon – By completing the Dungeon, players will earn coins to exchange for Amakusa alongside affinity items and other growth items
    • Time Attack – Players can play with Samurai Shodown fighters with the limited-time Time Attack mode
    • Access Event – Samurai Shodown-themed Battle Card tickets, Gold, Souls, and Growth Items are available as daily log-in rewards
  • Other Updates
    • Players can collect ’98 Mai Shiranui via a special Roulette Event
    • An additional chapter of the Epic Quest launches on March 4

 

THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR boasts fast-paced fighting action as players battle through waves of enemies, giant bosses and rival fighter teams. The excitement is paired with cutting edge graphics, bold colors, and lightning-fast animations. In addition, this game features all of KOF’s classic fighters from ’94 to XIV, with over 130 fighters available to collect, along with more to come with seasonal events, collaborations with popular IP such as TEKKEN 7, and additional content updates for players to enjoy.

 

THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR is available to download on Google Play and the App Store in over 175 countries and comes with support for English, Taiwanese, Indonesian, Thai, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, Russian, and German languages.

 

For more information, please visit THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR’s website. Also, please follow THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Discord, Reddit, and forum on Netmarble.com.

 

About Netmarble Corporation

Netmarble Corporation strives to entertain audiences of all ages around the world by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is one of the fastest-growing mobile game companies and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide. With more than 6,000 employees, Netmarble has been producing and servicing some of the most successful mobile games including Lineage 2: Revolution, Blade & Soul Revolution, MARVEL Future Fight, BTS WORLD, Everybody’s Marble, and Seven Knights. As a parent company to Kabam, a top mobile game developer in massively multiplayer free-to-play games, the largest shareholder to Jam City, a leading casual social game developer and a major shareholder of BigHit Entertainment, a music production and artist management company, Netmarble has a strategic partnership with CJ ENM Corporation, Asia’s largest entertainment company, Tencent Holdings, Asia’s largest internet company, and NCsoft, a prominent MMORPG company. More information can be found at http://company.netmarble.com

 

©SNK CORPORATION ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ©Netmarble Corp. & Netmarble Neo Inc. 2018 All Right Reserved.

North America

Netmarble US PR

Chastity Irizarry

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Rogers & Cowan PMK

Steven Kunz

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Korea (Seoul)

HQ PR Team

Jinho Lee

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