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We’ve learned that SNK Corporation are renewing their animated CG series The King of Fighters: Destiny for not just one but two more seasons, as well as a full feature-length movie.
The news comes via production studio iDragons Creative Studio official website (translated by KOFWorld), which notes “the story starts with Fatal Fury and ‘KOF94’ and goes until the end of ‘KOF97′”, and will therefore encapsulate three seasons, ending “in the form of a big movie.”
Here’s a bit more from the website:
During an era when people didn’t have much to keep themselves entertained, KOF games became the trusted companion of a generation. Today’s King of Fighters is not only a game, but a symbol of childhood. This official animation makes up for the regrettable lack of one in the past, and I know it would definitely bring up fond memories in people’s minds! Currently, rights to the first season have been developed by Yinhan Games, and the animation will be distributed by Tencent Games. Other related commercial co-operations are also underway — welcome all on board!
In related news, SNK confirmed they’re working on “lots of new fighting games,” but they haven’t confirmed development platforms and such. You can read more about that here.
The King of Fighters XIV is currently available for PC and PlayStation 4. In case you missed it, you can find our review for The King of Fighters XIV here (we highly recommend it!).