IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- JANUARY 11, 2012 -- ATLUS today announced the availability of two new downloadable characters for THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII, the latest in the legendary fighting franchise, for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system (PS3™) and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Martial arts master Mr. Karate and NESTS Style Kyo, a fan favorite from the series' past, join Iori with the Power of Flames and 33 other fighters in a roster already bursting at the seams with some of the most popular characters in KOF history. Both fighters are now available for download from Xbox LIVE®Marketplace for 400 MS points. In the PlayStation®Store, Mr. Karate is available for $4.99 while NESTS Style Kyo will sell for a discounted $2.99 for a limited time in recognition of his tardy arrival on PlayStation®Network.
Recently revealed as an official Evo Championship Series 2012 title, KOF XIII has been showered with acclaim since its release, even being hailed as the Best Fighting Game of 2011 by GameSpot. With the release of two additional DLC characters, ATLUS and SNK PLAYMORE continue to demonstrate their strong support for the game, further evidenced by ongoing development on a title update -- set to be released as soon as possible -- intended to improve the game's online play.
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII is out now in North America for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems. For more info, visit http://www.atlus.com/kofxiii.
About THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII
With a roster featuring over 30 hand-drawn fighters, a number of detailed stages bursting with life, over a half dozen play modes, a refined fighting engine built for speed and complete with new moves and supers, a vastly improved Online mode, and a host of other additions, tweaks, and enhancements, THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII represents a rebirth for one of gaming's longest tenured franchises and one of the most popular fighting brands ever.
Video game publisher ATLUS has established itself as one of its industry's most consistent, celebrated companies. With proven success across a variety of genres and platforms, including enthusiast-oriented games like the Shin Megami Tensei franchise of award-winning, fan beloved roleplaying games (including the hit Persona sub-series of games and the prestigious Nocturne), the groundbreaking, genre-defying Catherine, Demon's Souls, and the upcoming official video game adaptation of Game of Thrones (early 2012), ATLUS provides quality critically acclaimed interactive entertainment to a wide spectrum of customers.
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©SNK PLAYMORE. "THE KING OF FIGHTERS" is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION. Published by ATLUS. Exclusively distributed by Index Digital Media, Inc. THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII has been rated "T" for Teen with Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Alcohol, and Violence by the ESRB.
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