Samurai Shodown is coming to Xbox Series X and S this winter

Samuraishodown Xbox Xs
Samuraishodown Xbox Xs (Image credit: SNK)

What you need to know

  • Samurai Shodown from SNK is coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
  • It's set to release at some point this winter.
  • No exact details for visual enhancements have been explained so far.

Samurai Shodown (or Samurai Spirits in Japan) is a fighting game that first released in 1993 and today, as part of Tokyo Game Show 2020, SNK announced that Samurai Shodown is coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S this winter. This next-generation version of Samurai Shodown is coming exclusively to Xbox Series X and Series S for now. You can check out the announcement trailer for Samurai Showdown coming to Xbox Series X|S below:

Producer Yasuyuki Oda stated that "The Xbox Series X|S is Microsoft's most innovative and cutting-edge next-gen console which is ramping up to hit the market soon, and I couldn't be more excited to be a part of its massive presence in the gaming community."

Samurai Shodown will presumably benefit from enhanced visuals due to the hardware of the new systems, though no exact details have been provided. The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are set to release on November 10 and preorders are open right now.

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