Osaka, Japan, June 11, 2020 – SNK CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) has announced that its critically acclaimed, award-winning fighting sensation SAMURAI SHODOWN is available now for PC via the Epic Games Store at an MSRP of $49.99. PC gamers will now be able to cut into the competition right from their computer chairs along with the DLC content included in the season passes.
“SAMURAI SHODOWN has a long legacy of being a multi-platform fighting game, that no matter what system you own, you can become a fan of the franchise. This is core to the series, so it was very important for us that the latest entry come to the PC, and we are ecstatic that we have finally achieved this milestone,” says SAMURAI SHODOWN director Nobuyuki Kuroki.
For nearly 30 years, SAMURAI SHODOWN has been a cornerstone of the fighting game market, and in 2019, made its glorious return to modern- consoles. The game features 13 original fighters, such as HAOHMARU, a fan favorite and a swordsman with no loyalties. In addition to three brand-new characters added to the SAMURAI SHODOWN universe, players can also play as fan-favorite SHIZUMARU HISAME, famous for being the protagonist in SAMURAI SHODOWN III. Players take on these characters with the mission of reforming Japan as the land remains beset by fire, ruin, and famine, all while a sinister cloud darkens the air. The DLC available for the game includes two sets of four characters, one of which has yet to be revealed!
- DIVERSE CHARACTERS: Take control of 16+ warriors from all over the world!
- UNIQUE COMBAT: Classic SAMURAI SHODOWN concepts like the Rage Gauge, Lightning Blade, and Super Special Moves make their return!
- NEXT LEVEL GRAPHICS: The PC version of SAMURAI SHODOWN will enhance the gorgeous design of the game like never before!
- NEW MODES: Utilizing deep learning AI technology, players can face off against a ghost character that adapts to their play style for the ultimate challenge!
Founded in 1978 as Shin Nihon Kikaku, SNK is a world-renowned publisher and developer of numerous video games including smash-hit franchises such as Metal Slug and The King of Fighters. They are also the creator of the beloved line of NEOGEO consoles. In recent years, they have revitalized their classic franchises with titles such as THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV and continued with the reboot of SAMURAI SHODOWN.