This is a Press Release by, SNK Corporation
Samurai Shodown DLC Character Shizumaru Hisame Coming to Consoles on September 17 for Free!
LOS ANGELES, CA — SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 — SNK Corporation is proud to announce that a new DLC character, Shizumaru Hisame, will be released free for Samurai Shodown players on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One on September 17, 2019. Samurai Shodown made its highly anticipated return to the fighting game scene on June 25, 2019 to a critically acclaimed reception from media worldwide
Having lost all memory from his past life, Shizumaru is on a journey of self-discovery in search of a husband and wife who once took care of him. Traveling across Japan, Shizumaru Hisame avoids conflict and rarely draws his sword by his own will, but anyone who forces him to engage with his sword will awake the demon that lies dormant within him!
Shizumaru Hisame Character Trailer:
Shizumaru Hisame will be available to download with the latest patch update on September 17, 2019.
This new Samurai Shodown “reboot” features a returning cast of 13 fan-favorite characters and 3 brand new characters at launch, a range of competitive in-game modes and several more unlockable characters as part of its Season Pass.
Samurai Shodown is available now on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. For more information about the game, please visit us on Twitter @SamuraiShodown.
Samurai Shodown was published in North America and Europe by Los Angeles-based Athlon Games. For more on Athlon Games, visit www.athlongames.com.
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK CORP. develop, publish and distribute interactive entertainment software in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. SNK is one of the largest interactive entertainment content providers in the world. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history.
About Athlon Games
Athlon Games, a subsidiary of Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited, is a global publisher of free-to-play console and PC games headquartered in Los Angeles. Athlon Games combines its expertise in free-to-play console and PC games with Western development to create AAA cooperative console and PC experiences that gamers will want to play for many years.
Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited is a fast-growing developer and publisher of interactive entertainment for gamers worldwide. The company is a leader in the free-to-play multiplayer market, developing and operating games through its subsidiaries including Digital Extremes (Canada), Splash Damage (UK), King Maker (Beijing) and Radiance (Guangzhou China) and invested associates Certain Affinity (US) etc. Leyou, a publicly traded company on Hong Kong Exchange (1089.HK), also owns a global publishing platform branded as Athlon Games headquartered in Los Angeles. Leyou mainly focuses on high-quality multiplayer online games on PC and consoles, and adopts a “Games as a Service (GaaS)” operating model. The company owns the flagship game Warframe, an award-winning free-to-play game, and is developing multiple other AAA free-to-play games at the same time. For more corporate information please visit http://www.leyoutech.com.hk.