Atlus announced today that they've updated the roster for The King of Fighters XIII with the addition of two new characters. One is Mr. Karate, the other NESTS style Kyo. Both characters go for 400 points on Xbox Live, while PSN users get a discounted rate for Kyo at $2.99, with Mr. Karate priced at $4.99.
The press release also mentions that KOF XIII is officially involved in renowned fighting tournament EVO for 2012, which is pretty awesome news for KOF fans out there.
The full press release straight from Atlus is included below:
THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII, NOW AN OFFICIAL EVO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES 2012 TITLE, GETS TWO NEW DLC CHARACTERS: NESTS STYLE KYO AND MR. KARATE!
NESTS Style Kyo and Mr. Karate are now both available for download via Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Store!
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA — JANUARY 11, 2012 — ATLUS today announced the availability of two new downloadable characters for THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII, the latest in the legendary fighting franchise, for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system (PS3™) and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Martial arts master Mr. Karate and NESTS Style Kyo, a fan favorite from the series' past, join Iori with the Power of Flames and 33 other fighters in a roster already bursting at the seams with some of the most popular characters in KOF history. Both fighters are now available for download from Xbox LIVE®Marketplace for 400 MS points. In the PlayStation®Store, Mr. Karate is available for $4.99 while NESTS Style Kyo will sell for a discounted $2.99 for a limited time in recognition of his tardy arrival on PlayStation®Network.
Recently revealed as an official Evo Championship Series 2012 title, KOF XIII has been showered with acclaim since its release, even being hailed as the Best Fighting Game of 2011 by GameSpot. With the release of two additional DLC characters, ATLUS and SNK PLAYMORE continue to demonstrate their strong support for the game, further evidenced by ongoing development on a title update — set to be released as soon as possible — intended to improve the game's online play.