9/3/19
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Following in the footsteps of other fighting game devs, SNK recently announced an official competition for both Samurai Shodown and King of Fighters XIV. The SNK World Championship is scheduled for March 2020, and the entire shebang will feature a prize pool of over 10 million yen, or around $95,000.

8/4/19
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Samurai Shodown’s Haohmaru will be joining the cast of Soulcalibur VI as its third guest character next season. A release date wasn’t announced, but fans can look forward to the return of classic Soulcalibur character Cassandra tomorrow, August 5, in the meantime.

8/4/19
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SNK revealed a timeline for the first season of paid Samurai Shodown content at Evo 2019. Rimururu is coming in August, Basara in October, Kazuki Kazama in November, and Wan-Fu in December. As an added bonus, Shizumaru Hisame will be available for free in September. A second season is also planned for 2020.

8/3/19
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Seon-woo “Infiltration” Lee is Evo 2019’s Samurai Shodown champion. Typically a Street Fighter player, Infiltation is currently on hiatus from official competition after an investigation into domestic violence allegations against him.

3/25/19
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SNK’s reboot of weapons-based fighting series Samurai Shodown, AKA Samurai Spirits, arrives on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in June, with a Switch version coming later this year and a PC port at a later date. The game will be playable at PAX East this weekend. Embrace death, everybody!

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