Today SNK announced that a returning character is coming as a free DLC for The King of FIghters XV, Omega Rugal.
The free update will come on April 14 and won’t just include the Omega form of Rugal Bernstein, but it’ll also introduce the Boss Challenge mode.
Defeating Rugal in this mode will grant you an Omega Armor costume, new music, and a new stage.
You can check out a trailer and new screenshots below.
If you want to see more of The King of Fighters XV, you can check out the first trailer, the first gallery of screenshots, and the trailers that revealed Shun’ei, Meitenkun, Benimaru Nikaido, Iori Yagami, Yashiro Nanakase, Joe Higashi, Kyo Kusanagi, Chizuru Kagura, Andy Bogard, Yuri Sakazaki, Terry Bogard, King, Mai Shiranui, Shermie, Chris, the duo Ryo Sakazaki and Robert Garcia, Leona Heidern, Ralf Jones and Clark Still, Blue Mary, Luong, Vanessa, Ramón, King of Dinosaurs, Athena Asamiya, Antonov, Ash Crimson, Kukri, Isla, K’, Heidern, Dolores, Whip, Angel, Krohnen, Maxima, Kula Diamond, Elisabeth Blanctorche, and another trailer introducing the first DLC characters.
Here’s how SNK describes the game officially:
SHATTER ALL EXPECTATIONS!
Transcend beyond your limits with KOF XV!
Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to new heights of excitement with its appealing characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now KOF XV surpasses all of its predecessors in terms of graphics, systems, and online experience!
- A total of 39 playable fighters at launch!
Classic popular characters, heroes and villains revived from the dead, new challengers, and more! The most epic dream match in KOF history is about to begin!
- KOF’s story reaches its climax!
The latest KOF Saga continues from the previous title in Story Mode. This time, the story is coming to an explosive climax!
- The culmination of the series’ battle system
Inheriting the series’ traditional 3-on-3 team battle, KOF XV also features the exciting new “SHATTER STRIKE” mechanic. Enjoy an unprecedented sense of speed and hype fighting game action!
- Easy and versatile online play
KOF XV features rollback netcode. There are also a variety of battle options that allow you to choose how you want to play!
- KOF XV is fully packed with content to enjoy
Includes a Gallery with movies and voice samples, and a new DJ STATION with over 300 popular songs from the KOF series and more.
The game is currently available for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.