The King of Fighters XIV New Demo with Upgraded Graphics Is Now Available in Asia

By on December 27, 2016 at 9:00 am
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As previously reported, The King of Fighters  XIV will be getting a new demo reflecting the graphical updates that are coming to the game with the 1.10 patch in January. While the demo is not yet out in North America, it is already available to download on PlayStation Network in Asia.

The demo features 7 characters: Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami, Shunei, King of Dinosaurs, Terry Bogard, Yuri Sakazaki, and Leona. The playable modes are the tutorial, versus, and training modes.

For those wondering just how much the graphics have changed, we’ve uploaded some comparison screenshots between it, and the existing retail build of the game (version 1.05).

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As you can see from the screenshots, the characters now have much more prominent self-shadowing. This gives them a sense of “depth” that just wasn’t there before.

In addition to this, Gatoray has also uploaded this video from the demo, showing off the updated graphics in motion, as well as also giving us a glimpse of the new costume colors.

The King of Fighters XIV’s 1.10 patch is set to release on January 10.

Sources: PlayStation Store; Gatoray

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