On behalf of SNK, Pix’n Love will release a physical edition of The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate Match Final Edition for PS4. Pre-orders for the standard, collector’s, and deluxe editions open on June 27 at 11 am ET through the Pix’n Live Online Store.
Read up on more details below, via Pix’n Love:
Released on the NEOGEO system in the late 1990s, THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98 (KOF ’98) is the fifth game in SNK’s famous series. Fruit of all the expertise acquired by the Japanese company, this installment received a dithyrambic reception and remains, even today, an absolute reference of the 2D fighting game. Incredibly technical, endowed with an exceptional direction and a particularly subtle gameplay, the legendary masterpiece returns today in an ultimate version on PS4!
Entitled THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98 ULTIMATE MATCH FINAL EDITION (KOF ’98 UMFE), the masterpiece of the Japanese arcade giant offers an optimal experience on PS4: rollback netcode for online play, 64 fighters, new “ULTIMATE MODE”, overall readjustment of the balance, the original NEOGEO version of KOF ’98 is included, many game modes…
Almost 25 years after its initial release, the prodigy is back in a supreme version that promises clashes of rare intensity. Round 1. Ready. Go!
Opening of preorders: 06/27/22 from 4 p.m. BST / 11 a.m. ET. Exclusively on pixnlove.com (international) and editionspixnlove.com (France)
Release: September 2022
Physical publisher: Pix’n Love Games
Three versions available: Standard “First Edition”, Collector’s (2500 copies) and Deluxe (200 copies). The latter comes with a reproduction of an illustration by Japanese artist Hiroaki printed on an aluminum plate.
The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate Match Final Edition is available now for PS4 and PC via Steam digitally.