The King of Fighters 14 3.0 update is now live - adds balance changes, new characters, and more

Blue Mary, Oswald, Heidern, and Najd join the battle

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • April 12, 2018 at 6:34 a.m. PDT

King of Fighters 14's latest update is now live. The 3.0 patch introduces a number of character balance changes, as well as adds new characters, stages, and functionality improvements.

Today, players can get their hands on returning fighters Blue Mary, Oswald, and Heidern as DLC. Najd, a brand new character to the series, also sees her release today.

The 3.0 update comes in at a 1.280 GB file size. Along with the aforementioned additions, this patch also brings about several bug fixes.

The new DLC characters are available on the PS Store now.

Blue Mary, Oswald, Heidern, and Najd come with a price tag of $5.99. To save a bit of money, you can also opt to get bundle 2 for $19.99, which includes all four of the new fighters.

SNK has released the full patch notes. To get you started, you can check out a handful of characters and the general changes below.

Be sure to view the full set of changes here.

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General

Fixed an issue allowing to keep charging charged special moves if a direction key was pressed at a certain timing after special moves successfully charged.

Throws don't work anymore from the beginning of a guard stance and until blocking any opponent attack.

Emergency Evasion, Guard Cancel Emergency Evasion, and Moving Distance properties have been standardized for all characters.

Hit Stop duration on guard stances specific to guard points against certain projectiles has been changed.

Collision coefficients for opponents stunned in the air have been changed.

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