The King of Fighters XV world premiere trailer reveal and Samurai Shodown Season Pass 3 character announcement will take place on January 6, 2021 at 6pm PST through the official SNK YouTube channel. If you’re outside of the United States, you will be able to watch the KOF XV reveal trailer on January 7, 2021 at 3am CET/11am JST.
A teaser trailer for KOF XV was previously released in early December 2020. This short video included illustrations of characters such as Kyo, Benimaru, and Shun’ei. This segment primarily featured artwork of the mentioned characters and a look at the new KOF XV logo.
In addition, more information about the Samurai Shodown Season Pass 3 characters will be shared during the KOF XV reveal. The new round of DLC characters was announced in July 2020, with an update on its status in early December 2020. SNK Producer Yasuyuki Oda confirmed that the characters will be announced during the upcoming broadcast. An August 2020 update added Gongsun Li, from Honor of Kings, to the roster as a free DLC fighter.
The King of Fighters XV was originally announced in August 2019 and is in development. Samurai Shodown is available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Google Stadia, with an Xbox Series X version currently in development.