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KOF2002UM Rollback Netcode Returns FOR GOOD! Which Game Do You Think Is Next?

On Tuesday, November 10th, SNK released a finished rollback netcode update worked on by Code Mystics, for King of Fighters 2002UM on Steam. The update adds new some features to the netplay and graphics system such as scanlines, a win-loss screen at the end of matches, name display during matches, and a playback/replay mode!

Code Mystics expressed gratitude to the FGC for their assistance and support:

Which SNK title do you think is next to receive a rollback netcode update? Share your thoughts in the comments!

King of Fighters 2002UM Is Getting Rollback Netcode! Join The Beta Test

We are proud to officially announce that King of Fighters 2002UM On Steam is getting rollback netcode! SNK tweeted this out:

Be sure to join the OPEN community beta Thursday, October 1st!

The Bodega Classic #5: KOFXIV PS4/Steam Online Tournament Results

The fifth Bodega Classic was held this past weekend (September 11th and 12th 2020) for King of Fighters XIV PSN/Steam players! Well known players such as Luis Cha, Violent Kain, Decimo and El Rosa were featured in the PSN bracket, while many other talented players were in the Steam bracket.

https://smash.gg/tournament/the-bodega-classic-kofxiv-online-edition-5/event/the-bodega-classic-ps4/overview

Below are the tournament results from the PS4 and Steam/PC brackets:

Be sure to watch the video archives on Twitch:
Day 1 Steam bracket: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/738340734
Day 2 PSN bracket: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/739052451

Matcherino for PS4: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/35341/overview
Matcherino for PC: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/35340/overview

Bodega Royale KOFXIV Online Tournament Results

The recent King of Fighters XIV (PS4) online tournament, Bodega Royale was a collaborative event combining the efforts of MarcoPolo (Bodega Classic) and Rome_Himself (Regime Royale). The event was created & inspired to help support SNK community memeber, JDash whose father has recently passed away. More information can be found here: https://smash.gg/tournament/bodega-royale/details

The tournament was a 16 player invitation, full of extremely talented King of Fighters XIV players from USA, Canada and Mexico. Below are the bracket results:

Be sure to check out the twitch archive to see all the action that was streamed: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/711182732

Youtube Archive: https://youtu.be/y8l8yxAJKUA

The Bodega Classic #4: KOFXIV PS4/Steam Online Tournament Results

This past weekend (July 31st 2020), the 4th Bodega Classic was held for King of Fighters XIV players on Steam and PS4. Well-known tournament players Violent Kain, Wero Asamiya, Dechimo and El Rosa were featured in the PS4 bracket.

https://smash.gg/tournament/the-bodega-classic-kofxiv-online-edition-4/details

Below are the tournament results from the PS4 and Steam/PC brackets:

Be sure to watch the video archives on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/697440261

Matcherino for PS4: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/32554/overview
Matcherino for PC: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/32555/overview

How To Edit Character Color Palettes In King of Fighters 2002UM On Steam

Unfortunately, the Steam version of King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match doesn’t have color edit featured in the options, but thanks to a newly created color palette mod, you can surely change the colors of the sprites now!

Watch the video below for more details and an demonstration on how it works:

Download PalMod: http://zachd.com/mvc2/colors/palmod/releases/

Go to the KOF2002UM Discord server: https://discord.gg/ddTUJnT

KOF2002UM System Guide Tutorial Video Part 1 & 2

The admins of the KOF2002UM discord server has created system mechanics guide videos for players interested in learning the deeper gameplay concepts of the game.

More parts will be created and included in this series. The first part was created back in March 2020 and the 2nd part was released in June 2020.

Part 1

Part 2

Be sure to buy King of Fighters 2002UM on steam if you haven’t or gift a copy for an interested friend or family member: https://store.steampowered.com/app/222440/THE_KING_OF_FIGHTERS_2002_UNLIMITED_MATCH/

The Bodega Classic #3: KOFXIV PS4/Steam Online Tournament Results

The Bodega Classic is a King of Fighters XIV online tournament series presented by the nWo, organized and ran by MarcoPolo with help from various players and content creators in the North American SNK scene. It focuses the gameplay & player connections on the east coast USA scene but has quickly grown to include the Midwest, West Coast and has invited players from Canada and Mexico to participate. PS4 and Steam brackets are ran simultaneously in a two-day event fashion with great prizes organized on Matcherino for the winners.

Recently, the 3rd Bodega Classic was held June 26th and June 27th that featured extremely high level gameplay matches and smooth organization. Luis Cha, Violent Kain, Wero Asamiya, Dechimo and a few other talented KOFXIV players were invited to play and show their skills in the brackets.

https://smash.gg/tournament/the-bodega-classic-kofxiv-online-edition-3/details

Below are the tournament results from the PS4 and Steam brackets:

Be sure to watch the video archives on Twitch that featured great commentary from Aroo, Rome_Himself, ON_Vicio, Meta Abe, HellPockets, Reiki Kito, MarcoPolo and a few others:

Day 1
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/662519872

Day 2
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/663280752
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZOYSYy3A94 (Spanish commentary)

Matcherino for PS4: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/30524/overview
Matcherino for PC: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/30523/overview

Keep on the lookout for The Bodega Classic #4!

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