SNK has confirmed that its reboot of Samurai Shodown will launch worldwide on June 27, 2019 for the PlayStation four and Xbox One, and someday later this yr for the Nintendo Change and PC.
Accompanying the announcement was a brand new trailer that reveals off the sport’s characters.
The reboot’s three authentic characters embody the beforehand introduced Darli Dagger, Wu-Ruixiang, and Yashamaru Kurama.
Darli Dagger is a shipwright who wields a large noticed. She was washed ashore an island as a baby and was taught survival strategies by pirates.
Wu-Ruixiang serves the Qing dynasty and is a descendant of an historic feng shui clan. She is described as a sensible however clumsy character who can summon divine beasts in addition to a dragon.
Final however not least, Yashamaru Kurama is a fallen samurai. Following the unjust execution of his father, he developed hatred for the Shogunate, and fights towards those that exploit the weak. Yashamaru wields a memento nagamaki sword.
The aforementioned characters deliver Samurai Shodown‘s roster to 16 fighters. Returning characters embody Charlotte, Earthquake, Galford, Genjuro, Hanzo, Haohmaru, Jubei, Kyoshiro, Nakoruru, Shiki, Tam Tam, Ukyo, and Yoshitora.
SNK additionally introduced a Season Go for the sport, which is able to add 4 further characters in August, October, December, and February 2020.
Gematsu reviews that alongside the common bodily and digital releases, Samurai Shodown will get a digital Deluxe Pack that features the Season Go. Those that buy the usual model early will obtain a “Retro 3D: Haohmaru” costume, and early consumers of the Deluxe Pack with Season Go will likely be rewarded with the “Retro 3D: Nakoruru” costume.
A further bonus of a 10 p.c low cost awaits those that buy the sport through the PlayStation Retailer or the Microsoft Retailer earlier than July 16.
Samurai Shodown can be set to obtain a NeoGeo Assortment for consoles and PC this fall. A launch date will likely be introduced sooner or later.
[Source: SNK via Gematsu]