Are you ready to test your mettle against players around the globe? Samurai Shodown V Special launches tomorrow on PS4 and PS Vita! The game will be priced at $14.99 and is both cross buy and cross play.
We have prepared a special launch trailer for the game which gives a breakdown on some of the game systems, along with some of the new features and options added for this release. Let’s jump right in!
The PS4 and PS Vita versions of this NeoGeo masterpiece add online multiplayer to the game for the first time, along with a Gallery full of unlockable art and illustrations. We also added a setting to allow players to set their favorite music track as the Menu BGM. This release will of course feature Trophies and Leaderboards, too.
We’re finally worthy. Heralded as the magnum opus of the fan favorite Samurai Shodown series, the home version (AES) of Samurai Shodown V Special was a victim of circumstance and experienced a rocky original launch. The arcade version of the game was a clear evolution of the series, building upon what was already one of the most violent fighting game series in the industry. The most notable addition was the inclusion of brutal Overkill moves which gave players the ability to end a match with a visceral fatal strike unique to each character. Samurai Shodown IV had already featured generic fatality-like moves, and Samurai Shodown V Special was meant to take that even further with character specific moves.
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