With EVO 2016 around the corner, SNK and ATLUS have announced that they will be unleashing THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV at EVO 2016. ATLUS has stated it will be setting up THE KING OF FIGHTERS at their booth for players and fighting game enthusiasts to get hands-on time with the game. They have also announced that they will be bringing the latest build for a side tournament taking place on Saturday. Tournament sign ups can be done here. There is no entry fee and there will be cash prizes for the top three fighters.
1st Place Prize: $1,400
2nd Place Prize: $700
3rd Place Prize: $350
SNK will also have a panel with key developers and artist of the game as well as an autograph session. Here is the full SNK and THE KING OF FIGHTERS schedule as shown on ATLUS's site.
Friday, July 15th
- All Day: THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV Freeplay and Tournament Practice Stations
Saturday, July 16th
All Day: THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV Freeplay Stations
12:00pm-1:00pm: SNK Developers Panel
1:00pm-1:30pm: SNK Developers Autograph Session
2:00pm: Side Tournament (ATLUS Booth) Matches Begin
TBD: Special Exhibition Match
TBD: Side Tournament Top 8
EVO 2016 will be from July 15th through July 17th in Las Vegas, Nevada. THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV is set to release August 23rd, 2016.