The King of Fighters XV Open Beta Now Live

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The fighting game phenomenon THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV (KOF XV) is warming up for tryouts with an Open Beta Test.

The KOF XV Beta will be held on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 and will feature crossplay between both consoles. Participants will be able to face off in both online (casual match, room match) and offline (versus, training, tutorial) modes and won’t need a PlayStation Plus subscription to play.

The Open Beta test will run throughout the following period:

  • PST: November 19th 19:00 – November 22nd 6:59
  • CET: November 20th 4:00 – November 22nd 15:59
  • JST: November 20th 12:00 – November 22nd 23:59

The following roster of characters will be playable throughout Open Beta of THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV:

  • Dolores
  • Shun’ei
  • Kyo Kusanagi
  • Iori Yagami
  • Chizuru Kagura
  • Yashiro Nanakase
  • Shermie
  • Chris

From the product page:

Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to excitement with its appealing characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now KOF XV surpasses all of its predecessors in terms of graphics, systems, and online experience!

‘- A total of 39 characters are participating!
Classic popular characters, revived characters, new characters, and more! The most epic dream match in KOF history is about to begin!

– KOF’s story reaches its climax!
The latest KOF Saga continues from the previous title in Story Mode. This time, the story is coming to an explosive climax!

– The culmination of the series’ battle system
Inheriting the series’ traditional 3-on-3 team battle, KOF XV also features a new system. Enjoy an unprecedented sense of speed and freshness!

– Easy and versatile online play
Rollback netcode has been adopted to reduce lag in online matches. There are also a variety of battle options that allow you to choose how you want to play!

– KOF is fully packed with content to enjoy
Includes a Gallery with movies and voices, and a new DJ STATION with over 300 popular songs from the KOF series and more.

You can download the open beta from the PlayStation store here.

Source: Press Release