Image via SNK

How auto combos work in The King of Fighters XV

Do auto combos make the game more accessible?

Fighting games usually have a big barrier for newcomers, but developers have recently implemented auto combos to make it noob-friendly. The King of Fighters XV is one such game that ties specials into auto combos for lower damage.

Recommended Videos

As the name suggests, Auto combos are easy to input in The King of Fighters XV. Pressing the square button on your PlayStation system (or X on Xbox) four times automatically activates a special. While they don’t deal as much damage as inputting the move yourself, an auto combo can be useful at a moment’s notice.

Screenshot by Gamepur

The auto combo’s effectiveness is tied to the power meter on the bottom third of the screen. Look at the one on your side. As each auto combo is completed, the ending move is based on the level you’re at. If you’ve gained enough boost to get to Level 3, you’ll activate your Climax Super Special Move. However, if you’re only activating a Level 0, it will result in a standard command move. As you’d probably expect, the higher the number of the level, the greater the attack will be.

If you want to take the next step into performing real combos yourself, go to the Mission mode near the bottom of the main menu. This will give you a few examples of combos that you can start practicing.

In addition, if you want to train with a buddy, you can do that through the internet with Online Training just below Room Match and above Replay in the main menu. Unfortunately, The King of Fighters XV doesn’t support crossplay at the time of this writing. (but you can play alongside PS4 players if you have a PS5 and vice versa). We wish you the best of luck and have fun with The King of Fighters XV.


Gamepur is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more
related content
Read Article Survivor.io codes (May 2024)
Read Article Roblox Kaiju Universe codes — Are there any?
Read Article PUBG Mobile redeem codes (May 2024)
Read Article Evade Codes (May 2024)
Read Article Roblox Death Star Tycoon codes (May 2024)
Related Content
Read Article Survivor.io codes (May 2024)
Read Article Roblox Kaiju Universe codes — Are there any?
Read Article PUBG Mobile redeem codes (May 2024)
Read Article Evade Codes (May 2024)
Read Article Roblox Death Star Tycoon codes (May 2024)
Author
Chris Penwell
The British “Canadian” Chris Penwell has been a video game journalist since 2013 and now has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from MacEwan University. He loves to play JRPGs and games with a narrative.