King of Fighters XIV Game Introduces 'Team China' In Video

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"KOF Station" program's 2nd episode features voice actors introducing new character for August 23 game

SNK Playmore began streaming a new trailer for its King of Fighters XIV PlayStation 4 fighting game on Thursday. The video highlights the fighters that make up Team China: Shun'ei, Tung Fu Rue, and Meitenkun, while previewing the team's music theme "Inheritance."

SNK Playmore is also streaming the second episode of its "KOF Station" program, which features voice actors Mitsuhiro Ichiki and Tomoaki Maeno introducing the game's newly revealed characters.

The company previously streamed videos for: Team South Town, Team Official Invitation, Team Villains, Team Art of Fighting, Team Kim, Team Japan, Team Fatal Fury, Team Yagami, Team South America, and Team Mexico.

SNK Playmore and Atlus USA are partnering to release the game on August 23. The game will ship in Japan on August 25. Those who pre-order the game will receive a limited-edition steel book packaging. Those who pre-order the game will also get the "Classic Kyo" DLC costume.

The game received a playable demo on Tuesday that contains seven characters: Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami, Mai Shiranui, Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs, Shun'ei, and Nelson. The demo has local versus mode available, and comes with a dynamic PS4 theme.

The game also has a "Burn to Fight" premium edition for US$79.99 that includes a steel book case, a 144-page art book, a three-disc soundtrack, and a collector's box.

The game will feature more than 50 playable fighters, including new characters to the franchise. The full character roster includes: Nakoruru, Shun'ei, Luong, Nelson, Sylvie Paula Paula, Ryo Sakazaki, Vice, Kim Kaphwan, Athena Asamiya, Chin Gentsai, Choi, Tung, Geese, Goro Daimon, Mature, Joe Higashi, Hein, Yuri, Gang-Il, Xanadu, Mian, Zarina, Ramon, Meitenkun, Kensou, Love, Alice, Mai Shiranui, Bandeiras Hattori, Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami, Leona Heidern, Chang Koehan, Andy Bogard, Billy Kane, Kula, King, Angel, Ralf, K', Benimaru Nikaido, Robert Garcia, King of Dinosaurs, Maxima, Clark Still, Terry Bogard, Mui Mui, and Kukri.

There will be 16 different teams consisting of three characters each.

Sony stated that while the game visuals will feature 3D graphics, the game keeps the classic 2D gameplay. The game will also feature new multiplayer online modes such as the Party Battle mode. This mode will feature up to six people in an online battle (three players per team).

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