The King Of Fighters XIII Global Match: Open Beta – June 5th-11th

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SNK CORPORATION is thrilled to announce that THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII GLOBAL MATCH (KOF XIII GM), the acclaimed fighter, will be entering its first open beta test on PlayStation. The goal of this beta test is to enhance the online experience and improve the game’s quality. Development is currently underway for both PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch platforms.

Running from June 5th (7 PM PDT) to June 11th (7 PM PDT), this open beta test will be available on both PlayStation 4 and 5. KOF XIII, a highly revered installment in the KOF series, continues to captivate fans worldwide with its iconic graphics, mechanics, and storylines. The forthcoming KOF XIII GM elevates this classic title by introducing rollback netcode, lobbies, and spectator features to deliver even more exhilarating online play. The primary objective of the open beta test is to enhance the online features of the game. Best of all, participation is free, and a PlayStation Plus subscription is not required.

Playable modes during the open beta test include Practice Mode (available while waiting for opponents), Online Mode (with access to lobbies and spectating), Options Mode (for adjusting game settings), and Customize Mode.

To join the test, players can download THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII GLOBAL MATCH OPEN BETA TEST from the PlayStation Store. Please note that the game may not always function properly or as intended during this test period. An internet connection is required for both offline and online play. Story Mode will not be available, and save data from the beta test cannot be transferred to the retail version. Content is subject to change without notice, and more information can be found on the official website.

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Official Details

This test is aimed at improving the quality of the game’s online features.
The OBT version is free to download and play even without a PlayStation®︎Plus subscription. Come and join the action!

■ Test Period Scheduled for Monday, June 5th (7 PM PDT) –
Sunday, June 11th (7 PM PDT)  

■ Test Platform PlayStation®︎4 * Also playable on PlayStation®︎5.

■ Playable Modes

  • PRACTICE MODE (Only while waiting for opponents)
  • ONLINE MODE → Lobbies → Spectating
  • OPTIONS MODE (Adjust game settings)
  • CUSTOMIZE MODE

■ Playable Characters All 36 characters on the roster are available to play.

■ How to Join

Download THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII GLOBAL MATCH OPEN BETA TEST from the PlayStation®︎ Store. *Game data will be available for download from Monday, June 5th (7 PM PDT).

* Please understand that the game may not always function properly or as intended during this test. * An Internet connection is required for this test. * The OBT version of the game will only be playable during the designated test period. * Save data from this test version cannot be transferred to the retail version.

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