Details of WWE's collaboration with The King Of Fighters' mobile game have been announced.
Fightful was sent a press release that mentioned The Rock, John Cena, Undertaker, Becky Lynch and more were going to be added to The King Of Fighters All Star game. In addition, special events in the game were confirmed. The collaboration will begin on May 14.
Below is the press release sent to Fightful:
WWE SUPERSTARS TO BE FEATURED IN THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR IN ALL-NEW CROSSOVER
LOS ANGELES – MAY 13, 2020 – Netmarble Corp., one of the fastest-growing mobile game companies worldwide, is proud to reveal an official collaboration with WWE to bring its roster of larger-than-life Superstars to the world of THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR. Beginning tomorrow, fans can collect and add WWE Superstars The Rock, John Cena, Undertaker, Becky Lynch, Seth Rollins, and Kofi Kingston to their respective rosters. Different versions of The Rock and Kingston will also be available for free to anybody who downloads the game through Wednesday, June 3.
“WWE and The King of Fighters have been entertaining people around the world for decades, so this is something truly special for us and the players,” said Shin Hwa Cho, Executive Producer of Netmarble. “We worked closely with WWE to provide a truly authentic experience, bringing the likeness and moves of each Superstar to our game. We know our players are going to love the experience."
“Partnering with an industry leader like Netmarble Corp. and bringing together two iconic brands made this collaboration a natural fit,” said Brian Flinn, WWE Chief Marketing & Communications Officer. “Integrating WWE Superstars into THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR franchise will provide our fans with another opportunity to connect with their favorite Superstars and introduce new audiences to our action-packed entertainment.”
Netmarble has recreated each Superstars’ mannerisms and move-sets for players to experience. Beyond securing WWE Superstars for the player’s roster, fans also have several WWE-themed events, and much more to experience, including:
• Time Attack Mode: Players compete by taking control of WWE Superstars and clearing three powerful bosses in a row
• WWE-Themed Summon Banner: Players can obtain Superstars via two new Banners
• Super Mission: Players can obtain ‘The Rock’ by completing a new Super Mission
• WWE-Themed Dungeons: Kofi Kingston is obtainable by gathering rewards from a Rush Event Dungeon; there is a WWE-themed Mini-Dungeon to get various rewards
• WWE-Themed Roulette: Players can spin a new Roulette Wheel for a chance to unlock ‘The Doctor of Thuganomics' John Cena
THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR boasts fast-paced fighting action as players battle through waves of enemies, giant bosses, and rival fighter teams. The excitement is paired with cutting edge graphics, bold colors, and lightning-fast animations. In addition, this game features all of KOF’s classic fighters from ’94 to XIV, with more than 130 fighters available to collect, along with more to come with seasonal events, collaborations with popular IP such as TEKKEN 7 and SAMURAI SHODOWN, and additional content updates for players to enjoy.
THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR is available to download on Google Play and the App Store in more than 175 countries and comes with support for English, Taiwanese, Indonesian, Thai, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, Russian, and German languages.
For more information, please visit THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR’s website. Also, please follow THE KING OF FIGHTERS ALLSTAR on Facebook, Twitter,
YouTube, Instagram, Discord, R eddit, and forum on Netmarble.com.
You can check out a trailer for the game at this link.