Gamescom 2021 Day 2: King of Fighters Is Back and It Brings Some Fan-Favorite Characters Back From the Dead

Published 08/26/2021, 2:34 PM EDT


Gamescom 2021 is finally here, and it isn’t alone. Over the last two days, gamers got to see a whole range of updates, reveals, and announcements get made, and by the looks of things, that’s not stopping anytime soon. There was a new announcement in regard to a new King of Fighters game that will be launching soon. And fans loved it. The trailer also announced that lots of fan-favorite characters are returning to the game.

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The trailer for the game shows some of the characters that will be in the game when the game finally comes out, and among them are characters brought back from the past.

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Needless to say, the trailer for the game looks great. And it also shows the wide range of characters who will be in the game. That said, some people still don’t know how many characters the game will have. Luckily, help is available.

Gamescom 2021: how many fighters will there be in King of Fighters?

King of Fighters XV will have just below 40 fighters with 39 fighters. That’s a lot of characters and fans can’t wait to meet them.

The cast of characters includes returning characters, some fan-favorites, and other characters who are regarded as series-defining characters. Each character is important in their own way and is expected to feel as such.

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First impressions from the trailer

Fans loved what they saw at Gamescom 2021. The game looks very smooth and the characters vibrant. The fighting looks simple yet engaging. The variety of moves players got to see in the trailer, they also liked. And overall, the trailer seems to have a great job getting players excited for the release of the game.

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As for the release date, that’s still quite a long time away. King of Fighters XV releases in February 2022. Everyone is super excited about this game, and they just have to contain their excitement for a couple of more months before they can finally play the game.

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Soumyadyuti Ghosh

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An eSports writer at EssentiallySports, Soumyadyuti Ghosh is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business Management. Before becoming an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, he worked as a freelance content writer, editor, and proofreader and primarily worked on projects revolving around insurance, travel, and gadgets. An unquenchable thirst to learn about all things eSports, a rather unhealthy obsession with playing video games, and an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the gaming industry make him a video game aficionado.

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