Overview

Number of Players
2
Genre
Action, Fighting
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 7th Mar 2013, 900 points (USA - D4 Enterprise)
  • 23rd Oct 2012, 900 points (JPN - D4 Enterprise)
  • 30th May 2013, 900 points (UK/EU - D4 Enterprise)

Switch eShop

  • 3rd Mar 2017, ¥900 (JPN - HAMSTER)
  • 3rd Mar 2017, £6.29 (UK/EU - HAMSTER)
  • 9th Mar 2017, $7.99 (USA - HAMSTER)

Neo Geo

  • 23rd Sep 1998 (USA)
Series
King of Fighters

Screenshots (18)

The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
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The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
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The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot
The King of Fighters '98 Screenshot

Reviews

  • 38

    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review The King of Fighters '98

    The return of the king

    While many associate the one-on-one fighting genre with Capcom's legendary Street Fighter franchise, there was a point in the '90s when SNK was arguably at the vanguard of this particular game style. Its King of Fighters series became a firm favourite in arcades all over the world, with yearly updates satisfying the desire and...

  • 28

    Wii Virtual Console / Neo Geo

    Review The King of Fighters '98

    The best there ever was

    For many 2D fighting game fans, The King of Fighters '98 represents the zenith of the series; the crowning glory of the only rival lineage to truly bloody the nose of Capcom's genre-defining Street Fighter. It's not hard to see why this is the case; the game looks stunning, has a massive roster of characters and boasts one...

About The Game

KOF series "Orochi Saga" Dream All Star Battle!

"THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98" is a fighting game released by SNK in 1998.

In the previous installment KOF '97, the story of the "Orochi Saga" reached its exciting conclusion. As a result, the next entry in the series THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98 was released as a dream match version of THE KING OF FIGHTERS Series.

It is one of the most popular and well known versions of the game, partially thanks to the many balance changes that received high praise from fans around the world.

The "ACA NEOGEO" series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.