SNK CORPORATION CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) is pleased to announce that “SAMURAI SHODOWN”, SNK’s latest fighting game, has been chosen as a main tournament title at “Evolution Championship Series 2020” (EVO 2020) the world’s biggest fighting game tournament in Las Vegas, NV held during July 31st – Aug. 2nd 2020 (PST).
The SAMURAI SHODOWN series started back in 1993 and paved the way for extreme weapon-based fighting games. Now the series is back with a reboot where all its stunning characters and stages have been brought to life in stunning 3D. It went on sale June, 2019 for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One consoles, and November for STADIA. We are also preparing to release SAMURAI SHODOWN for the Nintendo SwitchTM on February 25th, 2020.
Furthermore, we are proud to announce SAMURAI SHODOWN’s second season will also begin in February, so please look forward to more new and interesting characters!