ATLUS today announced that THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII is now available for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 at retailers across North America.
“THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII represents tremendous effort on the part of ATLUS and developer SNK PLAYMORE to deliver the finest, deepest KOF game ever,” stated Tim Pivnicny, Vice Present of Marketing and Sales at ATLUS. “Building upon what was already a fantastic arcade fighter, ATLUS and SNK PLAYMORE have worked together and also with respected members of the KOF community to meticulously refine and balance the game. Moreover, a great deal of time was spent testing the game’s revamped netcode, ensuring players encounter the smoothest, most stable THE KING OF FIGHTERS online experience ever. From all the attention paid to further improving the game to the terrific pre-order bonus and competitive $49.99 MSRP, we truly view this project as a love letter to fans of the series. We are so thrilled to finally be able to put this highly anticipated new entry for such an esteemed series on store shelves and into the hands of its amazing community.”
ATLUS also today again confirmed that the first DLC character, Iori with the Power of Flames, would be available on 12/7 via Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Store for 400 MS points and $4.99, respectively. The purchase includes not only the character, but his stage and background music as well.
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII is out now in North America for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems.