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OMEGA RUGAL JOINS THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV AS A FREE DLC CHARACTER

NEW GAME MODE “BOSS CHALLENGE” ADDED FOR AN ADDITIONAL PUNCH
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Theale, UK – 14 April, 2022 - SNK Corporation is announcing the availability of OMEGA RUGAL, a free DLC character for the fighting game phenomenon THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV.
 
The manifestation of SNK Boss Syndrome himself, OMEGA RUGAL is joining KOF XV. He appeared as an overwhelmingly strong boss character in THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’95 and has made his way into the current instalment of the much praised fighting game.

Watch the trailer here.

OMEGA RUGAL
This dark arms merchant of death once ruled the world’s black market, and was never shy about digging his fangs into any fighter that dared challenge him. Through the power of Orochi, he was given life once again, until a group of fierce fighters brought his reign to an end. Now, due to Verse’s influence, he’s returned to the mortal realm to extract vengeance. (CV: Tsuguo Mogami)

BOSS CHALLENGE
Alongside the launch of OMEGA RUGAL comes a new game mode called BOSS CHALLENGE. Players can take down the fearsome OMEGA RUGAL CPU and gain access to fun content like his special armour, a new stage and new music.

13 DLC characters coming in 2022
Adding the currently available Team GAROU (3 characters), the release of OMEGA RUGAL, and the upcoming 3 teams (consisting of 3 characters each) launching this year - that makes for 13 DLC characters in total. Added to the launch roster of 39 characters, KOF XV will boast a massive 52 characters!

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About SNK
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK develop, publish, and distribute interactive entertainment software on a global scale. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to focus on their rich console game and arcade history.
About Koch Media
The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.  
 
The group’s publishing, marketing and distribution activities extend throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner.
 
The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt; publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels. 
 
Additionally - as a global publishing partner - Koch Media has formed long-term multinational publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including; Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, Focus Multimedia, Giants Software, Koei Tecmo, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, THQ Nordic, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others.
 
With its parent company in Höfen / Austria - and the HQ in Munich / Germany - Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.
 
The Koch Media Group owns 10 game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France) , Digixart (Montpellier / France), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów  / Poland), Free Radical Design (Nottingham / UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam / the Netherlands). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.
 
Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films; a leading European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns leading video game merchandise companies Gaya Entertainment (Munich / Germany) and DPI Merchandising (Denver, Roseburg / USA) and a Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc / Czech Republic.
  
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