Continuing the efforts to try to bring rollback netcode to new and old fighting games, SNK Global announced that a new open beta test for the upcoming The King of Fighters XIII: Global Match will be held between June 5-11, 2023. The open beta will be available for the PS4, and it will also be compatible with the PS5. A PlayStation Plus membership is not required to access the test.
All 36 characters will be available to play during the rollback netcode open beta test for KOF XIII: Global Match. During the test only the online mode will be available, where players will also be able to spectate in matches. Additionally, players will be able to use the practice mode, but only while waiting for other opponents to join the match. Options mode and customize mode to change character color schemes will also be available
To access the rollback netcode open beta test, all you need to do is download the KOF XIII: Global Match Open Beta Test app from the PlayStation Store.
In other SNK news, the company recently revealed that the planned rollback netcode update for Samurai Shodown has been pushed back to Summer 2023.
The King of Fighters XIII: Global Match is planned to appear on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, and it will include rollback netcode. The original The King of Fighters XIII appeared on the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.