SNK announcement samurai fight fighters Haohmaru, Nakoruru and Darli Dagger will join KOF XV in the next DLC. The three characters will join the title within Team Samurai. The new DLC will arrive on October 4, 2022. Additionally, SNK released an intro trailer for the characters. [Thanks, ryokutya!]
Team Samurai consists of new and old characters from the franchise. Haohmaru, a ronin inspired by legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi, first appeared in the original samurai fight released in 1993. Nakoruru, a character with designs inspired by Ainu culture, also appeared in the original game as well as the previous one King of Fighters XIV. The prequel 2019 samurai fight introduces Darli Dagger, a shipbuilder who wields a giant saw.
Team SAMURAI joins KOF XV on October 4!
HAOHMARU, NAKORURU and DARLI DAGGER from the hit fighter SAMURAI SHODOWN Heavy Slash make their way into KOF XV!
— SNK GLOBAL (@SNKPofficial) September 27, 2022
Additionally, the new trailer features interactions between new and existing characters. Haohmaru, for example, references a previous encounter with Mai Shiranui, though she insists they never met. When Darli Dagger meets Jenet, the leader of the Lillien Knights pirate group, she asks if she can see his ship.
You can view the interactions in the KOF XV Team Samurai DLC trailer below:
samurai fightalso known as Samurai Spirits in Japan, was an arcade fighting game released in 1993. Characters from the series have appeared in other KOF titles, such as those mentioned above KOF XIVas good as The King of Fighters: All Star and the cross title Capcom vs. SNK 2.
The previous DLC team was Team Awakened Orochi, which added new versions of Chris, Shermie, and Yashiro. Before that, SNK also revealed Team Garou and Team South Town. Team Samurai is the fourth and final confirmed DLC team of 2022.
The Samurai Shodown DLC for KOF XV will be available from October 4, 2022. King of Fighters XV is available to play on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.