Krohnen Joins KOF XV, 2nd Open Beta Test Announced

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KOF XV | Release Date

During The Game Awards 2021, SNK revealed a new character coming to The King of Fighters XV (KOF XV) and announced a second open beta test. The new character is named Krohnen. Krohnen has a connection to NESTS, a shape-shifting arm, and seems to have a problem with Kusanagi.

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You can check out Krohnen’s reveal and the open beta announcement trailer below.


The second open beta test will be available for users on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. There will be cross-play between the two platforms. Players will not need a PlayStation Plus subscription to participate. Beta testers will be able to play online (casual match, room match) and offline (versus, training, tutorial).

KOF XV | 2nd Open Beta Test Times

The KOF XV Second Open Beta Test will be available to play through the following periods:

  • PST: Dec. 17: 7:00pm – Dec. 20 – 06:59am
  • CET: Dec. 18: 4:00am – Dec. 20 – 3:59pm
  • JST: Dec. 18: 12:00pm – Dec. 20 – 11:59pm

Players will be able to use the following characters:

  • Krohnen
  • Isla
  • Meitenkun
  • Antonov
  • K’
  • Blue Mary
  • Ryo Sakazaki
  • Terry Bogard

In addition to the new character and second open beta test announcements, pre-orders for the PC version are now open. Players can pre-order the game via Steam, Epic Games Store, and Microsoft Store. The standard edition costs $59.99 and the deluxe edition costs $84.99.

The King of Fighters XV launches February 17th, 2022 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and Microsoft Store.

SOURCE: Press Release

About Patrick Aguda

Patrick is an avid fan of both video games and anime. He has been a fan of anime since his older sister introduced him to the genre when he was younger. He grew up watching shows such as Cardcaptor Sakura, Digimon Adventure, Gundam Wing, Dragon Ball Z, Tenchi Muyo and Yu Yu Hakusho. His favorite games include Persona 3 Portable, Steambot Chronicles and the .hack//G.U. trilogy. He strongly believes that Sinon, Maki and Mash are best girls.