King of Fighters XII delayed, slightly

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 release of King of Fighters XII has been delayed, SNK Playmore announced today. The game was originally set to release on July 16, but citing a desire to deliver a higher quality product to its users, the company has delayed the game to a TBA July date.

The first-ever next-gen King of Fighters game features high-resolution fighters competing across 100% hand-drawn backgrounds. A total of 22 fighters appear in the game , including classics like Mature and Elizabeth Blanctorche. The game supports full online combat with the promise of unspecified downloadable content.

SNK Playmore said it would provide more specific release dates as they become available.