SNK and Netmarble announced a special collaboration between The King of Fighters Allstar and SEGA’s Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown. The upcoming collaboration event will bring beloved characters from the Virtua Fighter series into the mobile game.
The King of Fighters Meets Virtua Fighter
The upcoming Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown collaboration event begins on April 25 with a brand-new The King of Fighters Allstar update. Akira Yuki, Pai Chan, Jacky Bryant, and Sarah Bryant will be available as playable fighters. Additionally, Akira and Sarah will be available with “Original Style” variants to reflect their appearance from the original Virtua Fighter title. Players may immediately obtain Original Style Akira for free once the event begins on April 25. As another bonus, players will receive a Special Collab Coupon that same day.
Special login bonuses will be available in The King of Fighters Allstar once the new update arrives. The King of Fighters Allstar players may challenge Dream Match and an exclusive dungeon featuring characters from Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown. Moreover, players may “experience the story of Virtua Fighter” to obtain various rewards.
Check out the announcement trailer below:
Collaboration Announcement Trailer
Here’s an overview of the Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown via Netmarble:
What is Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown?
First released in 1993, Virtua Fighter was the first 3D-based fighting game in the world.
Wildly popular and even recognized by the Smithsonian Institution, Virtua Fighter was a landmark achievement in the fighting game genre.
With the series’ fifth installment Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, the game’s system was given a massive overhaul to feature 19 characters, the largest roster in the series’ history. In addition, the game is meticulously balanced, featuring the ultimate single-player mode Knockout Trial Special, as well as special costumes which players can use to customize their characters.
Lastly, The King of Fighters Allstar is available now for Android, iOS, and PC via Windows.