The King of Fighters 98 discord server named “KOF98: The Serverfest” is starting a KOF98 online tournament series titled: “The Dream Match Series”. This Saturday will be the first tournament in that series, and will be ran every 4 weeks. Below is the announcement that is posted in the discord server:
I am SO excited to show you guys the first big step for this server: The Dream Match Series! That’s right, every 4 weeks, a BIG KOF98 tournament will be hosted right here and everyone’s been invited! June 26th will be a day you won’t wanna miss out on, folks. If you want this to be as big as I know you want it to be, invite friends, foes, new players, old players, skilled, and future skilled. We want this to FEEL like a large worldwide tournament. Let’s get this thing out to everyone and have everyone watching your kickass games!
Challenge the Battle Dream!
Check-in starts at 5pm CST, and the bracket will begin promptly at 6pm CST/7pm EST, Saturday June 26th.
Join us for the tenth Crazy Circuit tournament of 2021 as we play The King of Fighters ’98 on Fightcade 2. The tournament will take place on Sunday May 30th at 12PM Pacific (3PM Eastern). To see more details and sign-up, please see the Matcherino page. Read more
Don’t miss next battle on the 2020 Crazy Battle Circuit, slated to be KoF 98 on Fightcade 2! The tournament will take place on Sunday September 27th at 12PM PT (3PM Eastern). To see more details and sign-up, please see the Challonge page. Read more
Don’t miss the Ninth battle on the 2018 Crazy Battle Circuit, slated to be The King of Fighters ’98 on Fightcade 1! The tournament is open to players of all skill levels and worldwide as long as you have stable, wired internet. It will take place on Sunday, May 20th @ 1PM PDT (4PM Eastern). To see more details and sign-up, please see the official website’s page for the game at http://cbc.dx.am/kof98.html or the Challonge page.
SNKPlaymore released King of Fighters 98 today for Android OS Smartphones today! iOS Smartphones will be released in a few days through the Apple App store. Here are some notes from the press release:
“SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi
Toyama) is proud to announce the worldwide release of “THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98” for Android devices.
“THE KING OF FIGHTERS” series is extremely popular among fighting game fans for its history, its charismatic characters, and its
highly strategic team-based fighting game system. ”THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98”, praised amongst KOF fans around the world
for its stellar game balance, is now available on Android and in the days to come on iOS!
This iOS / Android port of “KOF ‘98” not only faithfully reproduces the original NEOGEO Ver., but also includes a lot of unique
features for an even better game experience!
◆ The best game balance in the “KOF” series!
“KOF ‘98” is praised among KOF fans around the world as being the ultimate compilation of “KOF ‘94” ~ “KOF ‘97” titles and for
its fantastic game balance. Moreover, this perfect port of “KOF ‘98” features 2 different gameplay modes, “EXTRA” &
“ADVANCED”, and also includes a “TRAINING MODE” where you can master all your combos! “KOF ‘98” is also compatible
with Bluetooth game controllers for the best gameplay experience ever!!
◆ 38 playable characters!
In addition to the series’ iconic characters, “Iori” and “American Sports” teams as well as “Shingo Yabuki” and “Rugal Bernstein”
edit characters return in “KOF ‘98” to complete the gorgeous roster of 38 characters and for a never ending dream match!
◆ A NEOGEO Perfect Port with added features!
Play “KOF ‘98” with its original 4 buttons configuration, or use its unique control scheme of 6 button settings and the simplified
special moves with the help of the “SP” button!
◆ Challenge your friends via Bluetooth!
Duel with other KOF players via Bluetooth Multiplayer Mode for epic and unforgettable battles!”
Forum member syxx and his group in Milwaukee are building hype for SNK games in an interesting manner. They’re holding 5 fight night ranbats through August that feature 1 Capcom and 1 SNK game. SNK games being featured are King of Fighters 98, Samurai Shodown 2, Real Bout Fatal Fury 2 and Garou: Mark of the Wolves. The last game will be determined by a vote of participants.