The King of Fighters Allstar Launches Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Collaboration

    Worlds collide in The King of Fighters Allstar.

    Netmarble and SNK announced The King of Fighters Allstar collaboration event with SEGA’s Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown is now live. The latest update brings new playable fighters from the Virtua Fighter series alongside new content. 

    Akira Yuki, Pai Chan, Jacky Bryant, and Sarah Bryant are available as playable fighters in The King of Fighters Allstar. As previously discussed, Akira and Sarah will be available with “Original Style” variants to reflect their appearance from 1993’s original Virtua Fighter title for arcades. Original Akira is available for free via login bonuses, and Original Style Sarah is available through in-game summons.

    The King of Fighters Allstar players may also earn special log-in bonuses and participate in new collaboration content. Special collaboration Boss Showdown and Dream Match activities will be available featuring Virtua Fighter characters. Further, players enjoy the Jacky’s Speed Racing mini-game to earn additional rewards. 

    Here’s an overview of the new collaboration content, courtesy of Netmarble:

    The King of Fighters Allstar x Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown

    EX Akira (Yellow Element/Attack Type) will have a Leader skill that increases damage dealt by Attack and Strike Skills, and a Special Skill that applies additional damage equal to a multiple of Attack power upon landing his Strike Skill, and grants the target a buff that make them immune to the Petrify effect, and ignore the enemy’s guard.
    EX Pai (Purple Element/Defense Type) will have a Leader skill that increases basic Attack, Strike Skill Damage, and Attack Speed by a percentage. Pai’s Special Skill grants buffs to the team for a period after landing a skill against those who currently have the Abnormal Status.

    • Collaboration Boss Showdown: A High-level boss attack mode that features Virtua Fighter’s  Akira as a boss. As players complete more stages, additional rewards will be unlocked.
    • Collaboration Dream Match: Fight in real time 3 vs 3 matches. Players will be able to use various Virtua Fighter characters, even if they don’t have them unlocked, providing a great way to see the collaboration in action.
    • Jacky’s Speed Racing: Players can enjoy arcade-style racing games and earn various rewards.
    Jacky Bryant Character Trailer

    Sarah Bryant Character Trailer

    Lastly, The King of Fighters Allstar is available now for Android, iOS, and PC via Windows.

    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: [email protected]

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