The King of Fighters '99: Millennium Battle

aka: KOF '99, The King of Fighters '99

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It's time once again for the famous KOF Tournament! New faces and old alike join together to participate in the latest KOF tournament, but something seems wrong. Why was this year's tournament announced without fanfare? What could be up? That's for you to find out! Featuring classic KOF gameplay with a new twist: The Striker Match!


  • ザ・キング・オブ・ファイターズ '99 - Japanese spelling
  • 拳皇99 - Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Compilation release

This game is included in 3 for 1 Value Pack: Volume #6.


In the game's Art Gallery mode, you'll see a lot of artwork for characters from previous KOF games who don't appear in King of Fighters '99. Among them are:

Goro Daimon (KOF '94-KOF '98), Chizuru Kagura (KOF '96-KOF '98), Athena Asamiya (in her previous outfits), Billy Kane (Fatal Fury-KOF '98), Ryuji Yamazaki (Real Bout Fatal Fury-KOF '98), General Heidern (KOF '94-KOF '95, KOF '98), and Kyo Kusanagi (his original look from KOF '94 to KOF '98).

Character differences

Athena and Kyo do make appearances, but in new costumes. Athena changes her costume as she does in every KOF, but '99 marks the first year that she has a returning voice actress (Haruna Ikezawa, who would continue to voice Athena in all subsequent KOF games). Kyo would ditch his previous black jacket/pants and white shirt for a new white jacket, blue jeans, and black shirt outfit (he even burns the last part of his old costume, a headband, in his intro). His '94 and '95-'98 designs are still playable, however, as the Kusanagi clones Kusanagi-1 and Kusanagi-2.


If you're wondering how to pronounce the name of KOF '99 lead character K', it's simply like this: Kay Dash.

Information also contributed by Demian Katz

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Game added by Satoshi Kunsai.

PS Vita added by Fred VT. Arcade added by Trypticon. Neo Geo CD added by Corn Popper. Nintendo Switch, Xbox One added by mars_rulez. Wii added by Michael Cassidy. iPhone, Android, PlayStation 4, iPad added by Rik Hideto. Neo Geo added by Terok Nor. PlayStation 3, PSP added by MAT.

Additional contributors: Longwalker, Unicorn Lynx, Corn Popper, DreinIX, Patrick Bregger, Lain Crowley, Rik Hideto.

Last modified March 6th, 2023.