The King of Fighters XV has been delayed

The release of The King of Fighters XV has been pushed out of 2021, SNK Corporation has announced.

In a message to fans from producer Yasuyuki Oda, it was revealed that the game’s release window has been moved out of 2021 to the first quarter of 2022. Oda explained that the delay is due to the development timeline being affected by the rising cases of COVID-19 in Japan. Read the full statement below:

There are many fans who are anticipating the release of KOF XV in 2021, however at this point in time, we unfortunately have to announce that KOF XV will now be launching within the 1st quarter of 2022. 

The development timeline we set out to reach in the beginning has been affected by the ever-still rising cases of COVID-19 within Japan. We have made the ultimate decision in the end that the product’s quality must come first, and so with that decision comes an altered release window.

We sincerely ask for your kind patience and understanding as our development teams continue to work hard on KOF XV as we draw closer to its release.

The King of Fighters XV is now scheduled to release in Q1 2022.

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