Eight days ago, SNK revealed Yuri Sakazaki and fans were eager to meet the character of The King of Fighters XV that the Osaka developer would reveal earlier today. This because many hoped to complete a new team, «Art of Fighting Team» or the «Women Fighters Team», to KOF XV. However, Shin Nihon Kikaku surprised us all. Of course, not without first giving us a small preview on their social networks.
This tweet, which the official SNK account shared on Tuesday, made the community of KOF XV around the world will try to guess the identity of the new fighter. Among the names that sounded the most were Shingo Yabuki, Ryo Sakazaki and Yashiro Nanakase. The latter being the new character that SNK revealed in the trailer for The King of Fighters XV of today.
How will Yashiro Nanakase fight in The King of Fighters XV
Yashiro Nanakase’s movements, at first glance, are similar to those the character has had since his debut in The King of Fighters 97. However, some of the properties appear to be adjusted to the new combat system. It is so with the departure of The King of Fighters XV, Yashiro Nanakase fans have thrown up some pretty interesting theories about the properties that this character’s movements will have in KOF XV.
Rocklandkyo, one of the best players in KOF in Colombia, he has also speculated on the fighting system of KOF XV. From his experience and from the material seen in Yashiro Nanakase’s presentation trailer in The King of Fighters XV, he has come to the following conclusion.
It is interesting to see how with each advance of KOF XV, Fans of the franchise are beginning to speculate what the combat system will be like in this new installment of SNK’s best-known fighting game.
Will we see Orochi Yashiro in KOF XV?
Orochi Yashiro, o Kawaita Daichi no Yashiro as this character is known by his title of “heavenly king”, is an alternate form of Yashiro Nanakase. This form is achieved by him, along with Shermie and Chris, by activating “the riot of the blood” at the end of the canonical story of The King of Fighters 97. So considering the end of the «Yagami Team» in KOF XIV it is certain that we will see again this team that was not within the main story of a KOF for 24 years.
The King of Fighters XV It will arrive in 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC via Steam.
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Source: SNK’s official YouTube channel