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  Samurai Shodown is available now on Steam alongside DLC character Shiro Tokisada Amakusa
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

Osaka, Japan, June 15th, 2021 - SNK CORPORATION is proud to announce the weapon-based fighter Samurai Shodown is now available to download on Steam alongside the release of the title’s new Season Pass 3 DLC character, Shiro Tokisada Amakusa. In celebration of the launch the Steam SNK Publisher Sale starts today.

Samurai Shodown 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 and is now making its way to Steam.

The Steam Edition features both the base game as well as the Season Pass 1 DLC set for £34.79/€39.63. The Deluxe Pack includes both Season Passes 1 and 2, as well as the base game, for £44.79/€51.67 and the Kiwami Pack features all 3 Season Passes, and also includes the base game for £54.47€63.31. Early buyers can expect to see 20% off their purchase if made before June 18th, 2021, at 7pm CEST.

The Season Pass 3 will be getting its newest character on all platforms: Shiro Tokisada Amakusa. He 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.

The DLC set contains four characters in total, with Cham Cham and Hibiki Takane already released. The next character to join will be coming from Guilty Gear.

Amakusa’s trailer:

SNK fans can expect to see massive sales in celebration of the Steam release of Samurai Shodown. Games from mega-hit series like The King of Fighters, Samurai Shodown, and Metal Slug will be discounted by up to 80%. The Steam SNK Publisher Sale starts today at 7pm CEST until June 18th, 7pm CEST.


For further information for UK and Italy please contact:

Keith Andrew - Renaissance PR
[email protected]z

Stefano Petrullo - Renaissance PR
[email protected]


About SNK

Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK develop, publish, and distribute interactive entertainment software on a global scale. Known for such franchises as THE LAST BLADE, THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to focus on their rich console game and arcade history.


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