Samurai Shodown Game Launches for PC in Spring
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Epic Games revealed on Monday that SNK's Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits) game will launch for PC via the Epic Games Store in spring. The game was previously slated to launch for PC last winter.
The game launched for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Japan and the West in June 2019. The Nintendo Switch version launched in Japan on December 12 and in the West on February 25. The arcade version of the game debuted on October 24, and the game then launched for Stadia on November 19.
SNK developed the game using Unreal Engine 4. The game has Japanese audio with subtitles in English, Japanese, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, Korean, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Pan-American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese.
The game is set between the events of the original game and Samurai Shodown V. The game features three new playable fighters: Darli Dagger, Wu-Ruixiang, and Yashamaru Kurama. The returning fighters from previous games in the series include Haōmaru, Nakoruru, Earthquake, Galford, Hanzo Hattori, Tam Tam, Kyoshiro Senryo, Jubei Yagyu, Ukyo Tachibana, Charlotte, Genjuro Kibagami, Shiki, and Yoshitora Tokugawa.