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Following today’s announcement that Warden from For Honor is joining Samurai Shodown as the final Season 2 character, SNK showed off the roster addition during the New Game+ Expo broadcast. View the full recording below.

During today’s New Game+ Expo presentation, SNK unveiled the final fighter for Samurai Shodown Season 2. Warden will be joining the game, the company announced.

Warden represents a crossover with For Honor. Ubisoft’s action title originally came out in 2017.

Warden launches for Samurai Shodown on June 24. View the official trailer below.

SNK was previously confirmed to be attending the New Game+ Expo. Now the company has confirmed that it will be unveiling Samurai Shodown news, as the last DLC character for Season 2 will be unveiled. A silhouette teasing the new fighter is attached above.

New Game+ Expo is set to air on June 23 beginning at 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET / 4 PM in the UK / 5 PM in Europe. The event will be live streamed on Twitch.

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Dengeki Online has offered up a new look at Iroha in Samurai Shodown with a ton of footage. View the full video below.

Iroha is now available as a DLC character for Samurai Shodown on Switch.

The next DLC character for Samurai Shodown has been dated. Iroha will be available in the fighting title on May 13, SNK has announced.

Here’s a trailer:

Aside from Iroha, Samurai Shodown Season Pass 2 features Mina Majikina and Sogetsu Kazama. One more character will be released in the future.

SNK has dated the next DLC character for Samurai Shodown. Sogetsu Kazama will launch on April 1, the company announced today.

We have a trailer showing off the new character below.

System: Switch
Release date: February 25, 2020
Developer: SNK
Publisher: SNK


Two samurai silently face one another in a desolate field in feudal Japan. After a few seconds of tension, one of them suddenly draws his katana and strikes – yet his opponent blocks the attack just in time. As one samurai recoils, the other counters with a quick jab followed by a massive slash, slicing their enemy in half and concluding the battle in just a few strikes. This encounter is typical of Samurai Shodown, a gorgeous and gruesome fighting game set in feudal Japan that focuses heavily on strategy, timing, and making the most of every attack. After reviving its once-great fighting series on other platforms last year, SNK has finally brought this reboot of Samurai Shodown to Switch. So the question remains: can Samurai Shodown truly show up on Nintendo’s console?

Version 1.60 of Samurai Shodown is now available. Most importantly, this update adds the DLC character Mina Majikina to the game. Here’s the full list of changes:

  • A new DLC character (MINA MAJIKINA) was added.
  • Fixed other minor issues and features.
  • Galford Machine Gun Dog – Resolved an issue where under certain conditions, KOing an opponent while they’re being hit with Galford’s Machine Gun Dog attack resulted in standing instead of falling over.

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During a lengthy live stream from Dengeki, Samurai Shodown’s new DLC character Mina Majikina was shown off in-depth. View the full recording below for a bunch of footage.

Samurai Shodown will be out for Switch in the west on February 25. Right around that time, we’ll be seeing a new DLC character. SNK announced today that Mina Majikina will be available on February 26.

Here’s the character’s official trailer: