Samurai Shodown receives rollback netcode in Spring 2023

    Embracing rollback netcode.

    During EVO 2022, SNK announced Samurai Shodown receives rollback netcode through a brand-new update in Spring 2023.

    SNK teamed up with Code Mystics to update Samurai Shodown with rollback netcode. Samurai Shodown’s rollback netcode is based on the existing The King of Fighters XV solution using GGPO.

    The PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC versions of Samurai Shodown will receive the update. Rollback netcode support for the Nintendo Switch version was not announced.

    Lastly, here’s an overview of Samurai Shodown via the Steam page:

    A brand new SAMURAI SHODOWN game takes aim for the world stage!
    SAMURAI SHODOWN has enjoyed worldwide success as a blade-wielding fighting game series since its first release in 1993. Ten years have passed since the last series installment, and it is now time for SAMURAI SHODOWN to return in a brand-new game featuring high-end visuals and gameplay! Faithfully reproducing the game mechanics and atmosphere that contributed to the success of the series, SAMURAI SHODOWN includes a revolutionary feature that learns players’ game actions and patterns in order to create CPU-controlled “ghost” characters. With its story set one year before the very first installment, warriors and combatants from various backgrounds and with their own goals are about to battle to fulfill their destinies!

    ■Carrying on the Legacy

    The new game aims to bring the same tense and exhilarating battles that the series is known for. Intense and epic battles are back!

    ■Evolving the Presentation

    Using the power of UNREAL® ENGINE 4, the series is able to achieve a level of detail never before seen for a totally new visual experience!

    ■A Revolutionary new AI system

    Using revolutionary Deep Learning AI, the game will learn from player tactics and create Ghost characters which players around the globe can share and fight against.
    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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