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Sep 12, 2017

“Mai Shiranui” Costume Gear and “Invitation From Another World” HELL Difficulty Available Now in “Valkyrie Connect”’s Ongoing “KOF” Collab!

“Mai Shiranui” Costume Gear and “Invitation From Another World” HELL Difficulty Available Now in “Valkyrie Connect”’s Ongoing “KOF” Collab!

Ateam Inc. (headquarters: Nagoya, Japan; president: Takao Hayashi; hereafter “Ateam”) proudly announced today that as part of the ongoing collaboration event with “THE KING OF FIGHTERS” (hereafter “KOF”), a costume for “Mai Shiranui” is now available exclusively in the global version of hit fantasy RPG game “Valkyrie Connect”.

On 9/12 (Tue.), special “costume gear” were released for “Mai Shiranui”, “Kyo Kusanagi”, and “Athena Asamiya” as part of the ongoing collaboration with “KOF”. This gear not only changes a hero’s appearance, but is also very powerful, so players will not want to miss the chance to get them for themselves!

▼Gear Details: Mai’s Dark Tunic
Attack nearby enemies with Fire damage, make them more susceptible to Fire damage, and buff self.

▼Gear Details: Kyo’s Jacket
Attack enemies weak to Fire and inflict Burn and Fire Wound effects.

▼Gear Details: Athena’s Uni
Create a reflective barrier for the back two allies.

Obtain “Mai Shiranui”’s Costume in Rankings or the “KOF Trader”!

Players who achieve rank 200 or higher in season 2 of the ranking event will receive “Mai’s Dark Tunic” as a reward! Alternatively, players can exchange “KOF Badges”, earnable by participating in collaboration events, for the costume in the in-game trader.
Availability: 2017/9/12 (Tue.) 06:00 – 2017/9/25 (Mon.) 06:00 UTC

Costume Gear Guaranteed Every Third “10x Summon” in “KOF Costume Summon”!

The costumes for “Kyo Kusanagi” and “Athena Asamiya” can be obtained from the “KOF Costume Summon”. The first two summons are heavily discounted and every third summon guarantees one of the featured costume gear! These costume gear can also be purchased in the in-game trader for “KOF Badges”, earnable by participating in collaboration events.
Availability: 2017/9/12 (Tue.) 06:00 – 2017/9/26 (Tue.) 06:00 UTC

“HELL” Difficulty Available Now in “Invitation From Another World” Collab Quests!

Players looking for a challenge will have it with the new “HELL” difficulty, available now in the collaboration-exclusive “Invitation From Another World” story quests! By completing quests in the new difficulty, players can earn invaluable items.
Availability: 2017/9/12 (Tue.) 06:00 – 2017/9/26 (Tue.) 06:00 UTC


The first installment in “THE KING OF FIGHTERS” (“KOF”) series of fighting games was released to arcades in 1994 and featured three-on-three battles. The cast features popular characters from other SNK games such as “Fatal Fury”, “Art of Fighting”, “Ikari Warriors”, “Psycho Soldier” and more. “KOF XIV”, the 14th game in the main “KOF” series, was released in 2016 to worldwide acclaim.


■About Ateam

Ateam is a smartphone game and tool developer that produces high quality applications enjoyed by millions around the globe. Among Ateam’s repertoire are internationally acclaimed titles “Dark Summoner”, “War of Legions”, and “Unison League”.

“Dark Summoner”, a dark fantasy adventure game, initially launched in February 2012 and took the smartphone world by storm reaching the number one spot in the North American Google Play™ grossing ranks.

“War of Legions”, released in August 2013, reinvented PvP battles being the first smartphone game to feature guild battles in real-time between players around the globe. To date, “War of Legions” has achieved two million downloads worldwide.

“Unison League” hit app stores the world across in May 2015 and soon after climbed up the North American iTunes App Store grossing ranks to 54th place.

■About Valkyrie Connect

“Valkyrie Connect” is a high fantasy RPG that combines Norse mythology with a unique Japanese anime flavor. Created by the all-star team that made Ateam’s hit “Unison League”, “Valkyrie Connect” rocketed up the Japanese sales charts shortly after release and was chosen as one of Google Play’s top games of 2016 in Japan.

Players assemble a collection of heroes, villains, gods and more to fight in full 3D real-time battles. The co-op Connect Battles are the game’s signature feature, and require players to fight alongside one another in real time to take down massive bosses. With a simple battle system perfect for mobile devices, complex party composition, and excellently written characters, “Valkyrie Connect” has earned its place at the top. Additional updates and coming content will continue to cement it as the premier RPG for mobile devices!

[App Details]

Title: Valkyrie Connect
Supported operating systems and devices: iOS 8.0 or later recommended, devices that come with Android™ 4.2 or later (excluding some devices)
Price: Free to play (in-app purchases available)
iTunes App Store
Google Play
Official Valkyrie Connect Website
Facebook Page

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Kensuke Shibata
Manager, Marketing Group
Ateam Inc.
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