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SNK vs. Capcom Return Drawing Interest From ‘Both Parties’

Yasuyuki Oda, SNK Producer and King of Fighters 16 Director, has confirmed that the new SNK vs. Capcom game is attracting interest from “both sides.”

talk VGC, Oda started talking about potential new games after referring to promotional posters for the 2022 EVO Fighting Tournament featuring artwork from both SNK and Capcom games. It may not come as much of a surprise, but the collaboration was a hit with fans and “reaffirmed” interest in taking that partnership to the next level once again.

“Definitely in the future, I think everyone on all sides of both parties is interested in making it a reality,” he said. When asked how, Oda said.. Game to Life. “especially, [Evo posters]…it probably helped reaffirm that it is one of the most wanted things for the fighting game community around the world. “

Those wanting to play this new game right away may want to temper their expectations, as Oda said these comments and public interest were “a reminder that something like that might happen in the future.” It is only the first step toward

“I haven’t discussed that in detail with anyone at Capcom,” Oda said. “It may have come out as a vague comment, but we have a lot of experience. [in crossovers] With Tekken, Terry’s Akuma and Geese [Bogard] EX Layer Fighting, Smash Bra Terry, Samurai Showdown Baiken.

“But I haven’t been doing anything with Capcom lately, even character collaborations. [at Evo], in our sense, was the first step towards the possibility of such things happening in the future. “

Oda offered a sliver of hope, saying that if it gets his way, fans won’t have to wait another 20 years to see a new SNK vs. Capcom game.

“Twenty years is definitely too long for me,” Oda said. “I’ll finish it in 10 years!”

There hasn’t been a proper SNK vs. Capcom game since 2003’s SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos, but there was a version of the digital collectible card game called SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters DS released in DC in 2006. was.

The series began in 1999 with the original versions of SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters Clash and Neo Geo Pocket Color’s SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium. Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000 was the first game in the series to be released for arcades, a year after the original.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @Adam Bankhurst and Cramp.

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