SNK Corp. this month said it will release Samurai Shodown for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S this winter.
The title is said to be Optimized for Xbox Series X|S.
Samurai Shodown utilizes Unreal Engine 4 to build 3D characters on a 2D plane.
Returning characters include Haohmaru, Nakoruru, Galford, Jubei Yagyu, Charlotte, Genjuro, Hanzo, Kyoshiro, Shiki, Tam Tam, Ukyo, Yoshitora, and Earthquake.
New characters include Darli Dagger, Wu-ruixang, and Yashamaru Kamura.
Trademark fight systems like the Rage Gauge, Rage Explosion and Sword Clash return, in addition to a new Super Special Move.
The final game includes Dojo Mode in which users fight an AI clone that learns player patterns from prior duels.