So what adjustments do you want to see in the anniversary update?

Basically what Nicky said in his vid. :joy:


Ah I haven’t seen that! Just looked it up and saved it for the next time I hit the treadmill, thanks! Do you have anything he didn’t mention, especially as it pertains to Sadira? Just curious.

Heres another one, how about letting us play Shadow Lords mode while offline?

Like, why a singleplayer mode of all things needs to be online at all times is not only restrictive but also very unnecessary, plus for preservation sake it would mean the mode itself would be inaccessible if servers were to ever shut down. (Rumbleverse, anyone?)

Having it offline enabled via “Quality of Life” would be greatly appreciated.

Same with allowing us to changing our profile title cards as well viewing the “Extras” feature again while offline.

Before Definitive Edition, it was possible to change cards and view everything when offline, including in-game unlockables like Concept Art and character endings. But now, for some arbitrarily reason its locked out if the game doesnt connect. Preventing people from using it as originally intended.

Iron Galaxy or Microsoft should seriously consider removing the online requirements from both the Xbox and Steam version so we can access them freely even if servers disconnect.

(Which where I live, happens more often than you’d think.)

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Also I am aware of the ‘Shadows’ feature, so if they were to alter the DRM somehow, that part might be difficult for Shadow Lords, seeing its based souly on users uploading their own Ai…

However, for the following content listed below, they SHOULD be fully functional if either Xbox One or Steam isnt connected online. Period.

  • Customizing Profile Cards/as well Viewing Them

  • Extras section, like viewing concept art, endings, etc

  • Customizing Character Acessories

  • Shadow Lords (Main Campaign, but perhaps a slight workaround to get Eyedol’s missions working. IDK, Im not a dev so I cant say how it would work.)

  • Plus allowing players to unlock Gargos’ “Astral Plane” stage again, while their console is offline.

When it comes to “Things I hope they fix”, these are the big ones that come to mind.

Yeah, with the exception of the Kim stuff. I posted what I could remember. I think Kim should get us some thing a little bit more than the Hitbox improvement.

I actually thought the shadow Lords was pretty fun. And I actually found the shadows to be pretty useful, especially for warming up from what I understand. It was a pretty revolutionary concept. It would be nice if they flushed the story mode out a little bit more.

Think the only other game to use “Shadow AI” was the recent Samurai Showdown reboot with Ghost Battles.

But much like KI, nobody really used that feature all that much, which is pretty unfortunate.

How is the samurai showdown games these days? Are used to love the ARCADE version. It was so funny but I haven’t played it since I was pretty young.

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Regaurding the reboot is concerned, I actually really liked it for the most part. Had a small roster at launch, but over time they did spice it up with a few returning faces.

Plus of all guest characters, Warden was one just I adored. Although admittedly I was disappointed knowing he wasnt an original character designed by SNK, as a medieval knight sounds perfect for the world of Sam Sho.

MY ONLY GRIPES, Netcode at launch was pretty bad on PS4. My matches either lagged like crazy or nobody would ever show up, least on my end. I am aware of the recent rollback update a few months ago that dropped, but I have yet to try it out sadly. Cant say much for the Switch or Steam ports either.

That, plus everyone from the original Samurai Showdown has returned… EXCEPT Gen-An. Which as a guy who likes weird characters in fighting gams, that was pretty sad knowing he was the only one got left behind. Not even as a dlc fighter, which surprises me.


Which kinda sucks, as of all the characters from the first game, he was the one fighter I wanted to see return the most!

Awell… least we still have Tam Tam I suppose.

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Please fix Shadow Survival as part of this update!

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I remember someone on the forum mentioning this suggestion way back, but what about a visual meter or indicator for whenever Cinder self ignites himself after being idle?

Its a cool feature for him to do, but its also very subtle for newer players to notice, considering it effects the distance of his flamethrower attack.

Much like how some characters have unique meters above their shadow specials.








Not a major issue, but it’s just something that came to mind.


I’m ULTRA-HYPED for KI in any way, shape or form, but- Hmm…

“Just an update” feels a bit off, like there’s a bit more up the KI Team’s sleeves that they’ve got readied for the 10th Anniversary, but they’re throwing us off the trail just a bit. I’m not saying we’re finally getting the ENT (treeman) as fighter #30, but on the other hand, we were jerked around with Pand- I mean Eyedol. :eye:

Buff Sabrewulf, Buff Riptor, Nerf everyone else. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

Not too much longer to go- Fight on!


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How about adding some additional shadow character slots? Two is just not enough and allows for more shadows to fight, plus would discourage players from deleting their current shadows when they want to start a new one.
If you think about it, you have 3 slots for Shadow Lords, why not have 3 or more slots for your shadow characters?

Looking forward to the update!


Not to be “that guy,” but it’s been little over a month since we’ve heard about the upcoming KI update, and I’m excited to learn a little more about it! :green_heart::grin::green_heart:

For example, I wonder if we’re getting a trailer? KI has always knocked it out of the park with their trailers…

-Zenek :thinking:

yeah they did. i remember getting hyped for these.

Praying for any of the following:

  1. Unlock or sell the colors exclusive to the figurines by Ultimate Source. Specifically the ones for TJ Combo, Cinder and Orchid.

  2. Allow hiding of the 2X EXP multiplayer icons on the character select screen. I’ve had everyone at 50 for years, it’s ugly.

  3. Round out the total Gamerscore to an even 5,000.

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the fact that its taking a month to bring in a simple patch. It must be a big one. Though I’m not expecting anything like a major season update.

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Just buff Orchid lcdSmirk-56px

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I thought I was the only person that used the shadow lab. It’s such a great tool.

I’m a big fan of it

Anniversary Update for SpOoKy MoNtH? :skull:


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