Solely 9 characters noticed no play at CEO's prime 32 for King of Fighters 15 whereas the unique 'Massive 3' principally disappeared

The King of Fighters 15 is now over 1 month faraway from the sport’s


The King of Fighters 15 is now over 1 month faraway from the sport’s first main steadiness replace, which has allowed gamers extra time to craft their new methods and crew compositions.


All of that received put to the take a look at this weekend with CEO 2022 happening, and nearly all of KOF15’s characters received at the least a while within the highlight — however not a lot for the earlier prime tiers.

Like Combo Breaker final month, Rock Howard got here out on prime as the preferred dude at CEO with 10 gamers maining him within the prime 32 seemingly helped by versatility in roles, particularly as an anchor or mid decide.

Iori’s shares additionally proceed to rise following his vital buffs within the re-balancing although solely 2 gamers cracked the highest 8 with Mr. Yagami on the crew.

For those who solely watched prime 16, you’d in all probability assume that Krohnen is now the MVP anchor within the sport, and also you very nicely could also be right contemplating all 6 of the high-placing indignant boys at the least made it that far into the bracket.

Maybe extra impressively although, all 4 Chizuru mains within the higher bracket really completed within the prime 8.

Terry, Vanessa and Ralf have been usually thought-about as KOF15’s ‘Massive 3’ for the primary few months after launch with the trio dominating most huge occasions, however the re-balance undoubtedly appears to have modified that up.

A Terry participant made it a lot farther in Tremendous Smash Bros. Final at CEO than one did for KOF this weekend with the very best place utilizing him solely reaching seventeenth.

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Vanessa had the more severe exhibiting, nevertheless, since she was 1 of the one 9 characters to not see play amongst KOF’s finalists alongside Billy, Ash, Maxima, Chris, Antonov, Ramon, King of Dinosaurs, and Angel.

It’s going to be fascinating to see how the sport continues to evolve as we method Evo 2022 in August, however we will get a greater concept by having a look on the full character utilization stats for KOF15’s prime 8 beneath.

• Rock – 10

• Iori – 7

• Krohnen – 6

• Kula – 5 (1)

• Elisabeth – 5

• King – 5

• Kyo – 4 (1)

• B. Jenet – 4 (1)

• Yashiro – 4 (1)

• Chizuru – 4

• Gato – 3 (1)

• Ok’ – 3

• Shermie – 3

• Mai – 2 (1)

• Joe – 2

• Blue Mary – 2

• Dolores – 2

• Meitenkun – 2

• Clark – 2

• Yamazaki – 2

• Kukri – 2

• Robert – 2

• Benimaru – 1 (1)

• Yuri – 1 (1)

• Luong – 1

• Heidern – 1

• Omega Rugal – 1

• Isla – 1

• Leona – 1

• Whip – 1

• Shun’ei – 1

• Ryo – 1

• Ralf – 1

• Athena – 1

• Andy – 1

• Geese – 1

• Terry – 0 (1)

• Vanessa – 0

• Billy – 0

• Ash – 0

• Maxima – 0

• Chris – 0

• Antonov – 0

• Ramon – 0

• King of Dinosaurs – 0

• Angel – 0

Be aware: Numbers in parenthesis characterize secondary / facet character decisions.