There’s yet another character reveal for The King of Fighters 15 this week, and this time we can get a look at the series veteran Yashiro Nanakase, complete with some cool command grabs.
“It’s been 19 years since this brawler threw fists back in KOF 2002,” says the blurb for Nanakase’s debut gameplay trailer. “Everyone, please give a warm welcome to the leader of the Four Heavenly Kings, YASHIRO NANAKASE!”
Long-term fans of the series will know that Nanakse is the team leader of the Orochi Team, and goes by the nickname “Shrine of the Seven Shackles”. His trailer shows that he will play similarly to past iterations of the game, with some command grabs thrown into the mix for good measure. Take a look at the trailer below.
Nanasake is the 13th character to join King of Fighters 15’s line-up, coming hot off the back of Yuri Sakazaki, who was announced earlier this month. Now that we’ve seen the leader of Orochi Team take to the arena, it’s highly likely we’re going to see Shermie, Chris, and – possibly – boss character Rugal Bernstein, too.
SNK is making sure the upcoming fighter will support rollback netcode – rather than the delay-based netcode of previous titles – and will launch sometime this year. The King of Fighters 15 has been in development for a while; it was first revealed in August 2019.