SNK CORPORATION and Koch Media are proud to announce that THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV (KOF XV) Digital Deluxe Edition launches today giving players a 3-day head start ahead of the global launch. This edition is exclusively available on PlayStation5, PlayStation4, and Xbox Series X|S. All other editions of the game will launch simultaneously on PlayStation5, PlayStation4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on 17 February 2022.

KOF XV features a whopping 39 characters, including classic popular characters, resurrected fan favorites, and those crucial to the unfolding events. There will also be 2 DLC teams (3 characters each) to be released in the future. This is the first time the heroes from each Saga have come together, making this the hottest dream match yet!

The latest installment in the King of Fighters saga continues from the previous title’s story mode. Heroes from the Orochi, NESTS, and Ash Sagas have all joined KOF XV, and this time, the story is coming to an explosive climax!

KOF XV features the classic 3 on 3 team battle system with improvements to the MAX Mode, MAX Mode (Quick), and RUSH mechanics, and also features a plethora of special moves. Rollback netcode has been adopted to reduce lag in online matches, allowing for smoother online play. KOF XV features a wide variety of online features including RANKED MATCH, CASUAL MATCH, ROOM MATCH, and ONLINE TRAINING.


  • Genre: Versus Fighting Game
  • Release Date: 17 February 2022
  • Platforms: PS4, PS5, XBSX/S, PC
  • Players: 1-2 Local/2-8 Online
  • Extra Content: 6 DLC characters (2 Teams)
  • Upgrades: Upgrading from the PlayStation®4 version to the PlayStation®5 version is available free of cost
  • Crossplay: Features crossplay between PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 versions


  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Omega Edition (Physical Edition): Base Game + Team Pass 1 + Artbook with 119 pages, Special Slipcase, 2 CD Soundtrack, 3 Lithographs + Team Pass 1 (6 DLC characters) + DLC Costume “Garou: MotW TERRY” + DLC Costume Classic Leona: £79.99
  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Standard Edition: Base game (Physical/Digital Ver): £49.99
  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV Deluxe Edition: Base game + KOF XV Team Pass 1 (6 DLC characters) (Digital Ver) £69.99

About SNK

Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK develops, publishes, and distributes interactive entertainment software on a global scale. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to focus on its rich console game and arcade history.

About Koch Media

The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher, and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware, and merchandise. 

The group’s publishing activities, marketing, and distribution extend throughout Europe, America, Australia, and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner. The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy with fully owned publishing units such as Deep Silver, Milestone, Vertigo Games, and Ravenscourt, publishing games for consoles, PC, and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.

Additionally, as a global publishing partner, Koch Media has formed long-term multi-national publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, CI Games, Giants Software, Kalypso, Koei Tecmo, Konami, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, Tripwire, Warner Bros, and many others.

With its parent company in Höfen, Austria, and the Publishing HQ in Munich, Germany, Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.

The Koch Media Group owns ten-game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów  / Poland), Free Radical Design (Nottingham / UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam /The Netherlands), DigixArt (Montpellier, France). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.

Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films, a leading European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy as a cinema, TV, online, and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns Gaya Entertainment, a leading video game merchandise company in Munich, Germany, and the Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, Czech Republic. 

Koch Media is an Embracer Group company

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