"I have promised your brother, I cannot let you die. You must not be allowed to proceed. Know also that the path of the Ninja...is a long and difficult one"
―Ryu Hayabusa to Kasumi, Dead or Alive Ultimate
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.