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Samurai Shodown V Perfect Is in Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection

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The Samurai Shodown V Special: Final Edition is finally going to get its moment in the sun. The Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection release dates and content have been revealed, and it includes quite a surprise. The updated version of Samurai Shodown V Special, which was location tested but never released, will be there as Samurai Shodown V Perfect. The compilation will come to the PC via Epic Games Store on June 11, 2020, PC via Steam on June 18, 2020, and the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on July 28, 2020.

Digital Eclipse will be handling the collection for SNK. The company has been working on preparing Samurai Shodown, Samurai Shodown II, Samurai Shodown III, Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa’s Revenge, Samurai Shodown V, Samurai Shodown V Special, and Samurai Shodown V Perfect. There will be online versus battle modes for the English versions of each title in the collection, with online arcade, ranked, and casual. There will also be a Museum with 2,000 files looking at the series’ history, characters, interviews, music, pro match videos, and behind the scenes details.

Here’s the full Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection trailer. Samurai Shodown V Perfect gets its moment starting at the one minute mark.

Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection was first announced back in March 2019. It initially had a Fall 2019 release window, which slipped to Winter 2019 and beyond. It will come to PCs via Epic Game Store on June 11, 2020, followed by a Steam debut a week later on June 18, 2020. Then on July 28, 2020, it will come to the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Its official website is now open.

Jenni Lada
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