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The King of Fighters XV

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The King of Fighters XV
The King of Fighters XV cover
Developers
SNK Corporation
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows February 17, 2022
Reception
Metacritic 85
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 82
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Fighting
Art styles Anime
Series The King of Fighters
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The King of Fighters XV is a singleplayer and multiplayer side view fighting game in the The King of Fighters series.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows

Version differences

The Deluxe Edition contains the base game and Team Pass 1.

Monetization

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Team Pass 1 Includes Team GAROU and Team SOUTH TOWN.
Windows
Team GAROU Three characters, scheduled for March 2022.
Windows
Team SOUTH TOWN Three characters, scheduled for May 2022.
Windows
Costume "GAROU: MotW TERRY" Early purchase bonus, available until March 9, 2022.
Windows
Costume "CLASSIC LEONA" Included with all editions.
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\KOFXV\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
Microsoft Store
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1498570/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\KOFXV\Saved\SaveGames
Microsoft Store
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1498570/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

Video

Graphics options
Graphics options

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
On/off toggle.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On/off toggle.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
No in-game option, enable by modifying GameUserSettings.ini
60 FPS
Pre-rendered cutscenes are locked to 30 FPS. However, these videos are recorded at 60 FPS.
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Ray tracing (RT)
Ray-traced reflections.
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Input

Keyboard settings
Keyboard settings

Audio

Sound options
Sound options

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, BGM, SFX, Character Voice, System Voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Latin American Spanish
Spanish
Thai

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Rollback netcode. Cross-play between Steam and Epic Games Store. Cross-play support will be expanded to PS4, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S in 2023.

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise
Multiplayer Epic Online Services

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 32 GB[1]
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 770
AMD Radeon R9 280
2 GB (Nvidia), 3 GB (AMD) of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1498570/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1498570) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References