The King of Fighters XIII will take place on the Playstation 3
Time will be set to 60 seconds
2 out of 3 games for a match set in pools and semis
Losers, Winners, and Grand Finals consists of 3 out of 5 games
After a game has concluded, winner must stick with the same characters for the next game. However, order switching is allowed
Pausing a game will result in forfeit of that round unless the opponent chooses to waive this option
Tournament is double elimination
Double blind pick is allowed