Are you hyped for the new Samurai Shodown coming out later this year but need your Samurai fighting fix now? Well you just might be in luck because 2004’s Samurai Shodown V Special will soon be ported to modern consoles.

This incarnation of Samurai Shodown includes 28 fighters, including former boss characters and it’s classic mechanics such as Rage Explosion, Concentration One, and Fatal Flesh are all here. It also includes fancy and insta-KOs with it’s Over Kill Moves.

Samurai Shodown V Special will be available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One as part of the ACA NEOGEO lineup for $7.99 USD. Checkout the press release below for more info:

HAMSTER Co. (Head Offices: Tokyo-to, Setagaya-ku; CEO: Satoshi HAMADA; referred to below as “HAMSTER” announces that from April 18th, 2019, ACA NEOGEO SAMURAI SHODOWN V SPECIAL will be available digitally for ACA NEOGEO, the downloadable series by HAMSTER for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

SAMURAI SHODOWN V SPECIAL is a fighting game released by SNK in 2004. Bringing together 28 of your favorite characters, including past bosses! The familiar Rage Explosion, Concentration One, and Fatal Flash mechanics from previous titles in the series are still here, and you can’t miss this chance to take down your opponents in one hit with flashy Over Kill Moves!

Platform             Nintendo Switch™ / PlayStation®4 / Xbox One
Price                   $7.99
Release Date      April 18th, 2019
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Aaron Evangelisti
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