The King of Fighters: World
developer SNK and Chinese publisher Ledo Interactive have announced the first test will begin on March 28th, 2017. The game will be first released in China and then in the global market. The developers reveals that the game is now is 75% completed.
The King of Fighters: World first new character has been revealed as Miura Taka, a 20 year old young man. You can see some of his combat moves below.
Being the first MMO in the franchise, The King of The Fighters: World allows players to freely explore the universe of the KOF series. However, players won't be able to play the iconic characters but instead create their original characters to fight alongside Mai Shiranui, Iori Yagami and Kyo Kusanagi, etc. You can take a look at the actual combat scene in the screenshots below and see how a fighter game IP is transformed to open world MMORPG.