Deep Silver to publish The King of Fighters XIV across Europe
After it was revealed that NIS America would no longer be publishing Atlus games in Europe, no one knew who would replace them. It now seems like Deep Silver will now be doing the publishing as they announced they would be publishing KOF XIV across Europe.
It is unknown if publishing of The King of Fighters XIV across Europe is a one of deal with developers SNK Playmore and Atlus or the beginning of a partnership similar to the one between NIS America and Atlus. In the announcement press release, Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media, did say the following regarding the announcement.
“We are looking forward to adding THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV to Deep Silver’s portfolio. Publishing the next instalment of such an iconic fighting series in Europe, the first time on PS4, supplements our roster of Deep Silver games nicely.”
For those wondering about The King of Fighters XIV, Deep Silver provided the following information.
KOF XIV completely refines and expands the series’ fighting mechanics to push its gameplay to the next level. The traditional 3-on-3 BATTLE SYSTEM returns with 19 additional playable characters, meaning 50 in total to choose from. Take the fight online with friends in 6 player PARTY BATTLES over the vastly improved netcode. When in the ring; execute new EX special moves in the enhanced ‘MAX Mode’ and chain your Super Special Moves together using the ‘CLIMAX CANCEL’, all to unleash devastating combos.
KOF XIV is the most accessible title in the franchise, with the newly included ‘RUSH’ feature adding simplified combo inputs for novice fighters. The story continues as a new saga unfolds in KOF XIV’s single-player story mode. Pre-orders will be available soon for the retail version, offering the Day-One Steelbook edition including the ‘CLASSIC KYO Kusanagi’ DLC costume.
For more information on The King of Fighters XIV, visit http://www.snkplaymore.co.jp/us/games/kof-xiv/.