SNK has published a new KOF XV character trailer for Andy Bogard. The company returned to the usual Wednesday night reveal pattern after a slight deviation from Chizuru Kagura‘s reveal at the 2nd Japan Fighting Game Developer Roundtable stream held on Sunday, February 21, 2021.
Like Joe Higashi, Andy originated as one of the three playable characters in the first Fatal Fury title in 1991. Though the two of them were grouped with Andy’s brother Terry Bogard as Team Fatal Fury in the prequel KOF XIV, we have yet to see solid proof of Terry retaining the group in this game.
Andy’s primary fighting style is Koppouken, which emphasizes crushing bones and other vulnerable parts of his opponent’s body. He also learned Shiranui-Ryu Ninjutsu from Mai Shiranui’s father, Hanzo.
In the new KOF XV trailer, you can see Andy testing his moves against his long-time pal Joe. It also includes a very brief interaction scene with Mai, one of Andy’s admirers.
The King of Fighters XV will be available in 2021. SNK has yet to announce its platforms at the time of this writing. The game’s producer Yasuyuki Oda noted that the development team is currently working on implementing a rollback netcode for KOF XV.