SNK 40th Anniversary Collection coming to PS4 on March 19 in North America, March 22 in Europe
posted on 01.10.19 at 09:00 AM EDT by (@salromano)
24 SNK classics.

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection is coming to PlayStation 4 on March 19 in North America, publisher NIS America announced.

Here is an overview of the PlayStation 4 version, via NIS America:

About

2018 marked the 40th anniversary of legendary studio SNK! To celebrate this extraordinary milestone, a variety of classic arcade games from SNK’s golden age are coming back together in one anthology on PlayStation 4 as SNK 40th Anniversary Collection, with a treasure trove of features!

This anthology brings together 31 titles from 24 games originating from before the Neo Geo, re-introducing these classics for the modern era.

Key Features

  • The Arcade Comes Home! – Save those quarters! Play both arcade and console versions and continuously challenge for another personal best! Choose from over twenty titles and experience an intense blast from the past!
  • Modern Meets Retro! – The convenience and improvements of modern gaming are all in the collection! Rewind and save at any time while you’re playing, enjoy updated graphics at 4K resolution, and experience redesigned control schemes for a modern feel!
  • Enter the SNK Museum – An extensive history of SNK and its games await in the Museum Mode. Explore the legacy of one of Japan’s leading developers with high definition artwork and never before seen promotional assets!

The collection of classic SNK arcade games first launched for Switch in November 2018. It included 13 games at launch, and added 11 further titles via free updates. The PlayStation 4 version will have all 24 games on the disc. Here is the full list:

Launch Games

  • Alpha Mission (arcade and home versions)
  • Athena (arcade and home versions)
  • Crystalis
  • Ikari Warriors (arcade and home versions)
  • Ikari III: The Rescue (arcade and home versions)
  • Guerrilla War (arcade and home versions)
  • P.O.W. (arcade and home versions)
  • Prehistoric Isle in 1930
  • Psycho Soldier
  • Street Smart
  • T.N.K. III (arcade and home versions)
  • Vanguard
  • Victory Road (arcade and home versions)

Added via Free Updates

  • Chopper I
  • Fantasy
  • Munch Mobile
  • Sasuke vs. Commander
  • Time Soldiers
  • Bermuda Triangle
  • Paddle Mania
  • Ozma Wars
  • Beast Busters
  • SAR: Search and Rescue
  • World Wars

On Switch, each game is rendered in 1080p and has redesigned control schemes. On PlayStation 4, the collection will support graphics rendered at 4K resolution.

Watch the announcement trailer below.

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