"Sometimes...a man has to do what he has to do...even if he knows that it could be the last thing he ever does...God only knows when that time will come...however...I knew that my time had arrived!"
―Zack, before fighting Alpha-152, Dead or Alive 4
Earlier this year, Tecmo Koei released Warriors Orochi 3 in American and Europe. The fourth installment of the crossover series Warriors Orochi, being the combination of the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors series, this title included four guest characters from other series, also known as "Collaboration Characters". Two of these said guests included Ryu Hayabusa and Ayane. In this promotional image, they are joined by Kotarō Fūma, Hanzō Hattori, Nene, and Kunoichi from Samurai Warriors.