SNK announced the release of 4 new (paid) DLC characters as well as a free major (ver. 3.0) update to the PlayStation®4 title “THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV（KOF XIV）”.
◆ 4 new DLC characters join the fight for a total of 58 combatants ready to clash!
KOF XIV, the latest installment in the Series, featured a massive roster of 50 characters at its release in August 2016. 4 new DLC characters have been released in April 2017, and 4 more (Oswald, Heidern, Najd, Blue Mary) this time for a total roster of 58 differents fighters! Pick up your favorite characters, create unique teams, and be ready for endless and epic battles!
【 New DLC characters 】
OSWALD （VA: Toshihiro Shigetsuka）
Oswald is an old and very composed gentleman, and a former hitman very well-known in the underworld society. He has mastered the Karnoffel assassination art, and uses playing cards to slice and dice his opponents. As a veteran poker player, he never shows his hand.
HEIDERN （VA: Haruo Yamagishi）
Heidern commands the mercenary unit where belong Ralf and Clark. He fights his enemies using a combination of martial and self taught assassination techniques. As a military officer, Heidern is always calm and silent, but can be very paternal to his adopted daughter Leona.
NAJD （VA: Aya Fukuhara）
Najd is a very quiet person dressed with an Abaya (traditional Saudi garment) with extraordinary powers. At night, she puts on her Abaya and turns into a vigilante to protect her fellow citizens. In contrast to her mysterious appearance, she is a college student during the day.
Blue Mary （VA: Sarah Emi Bridcutt）
Blue Mary makes her living as a freelance special agent. She was born into a family known for being accomplished martial artists. She is a specialist in multiple types of martial arts, especially the Sambo fighting style which excels at grappling moves. She has been friends with Terry Bogard for years now.
◆ Massive update featuring rebalancing and a brand new background stage!
This new and massive update (ver. 3.0) to KOF XIV features not only numerous rebalancing and changes to the game, but also a brand new background stage based in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) for even more hot battles!
A brand new stage, Riyadh
Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, appears in the game as a brand new stage with an interesting mix of modern and traditional styles. It features the Masmak fort in the foreground with modern skyscrapers adoring the background. This is update to version 3.0 will be added for free.