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At the end of arcade mode , you have the possibility of fighting 1 out of 3 potential different final bosses , the choice of the final boss depends on how you played during the first 5 stages
the opposing team in the sub-boss fight will be an indicator on which final boss that is set to appear , if the Southtown crimelord team (geese , krauser and mr big) appears that means that Goenitz is your final boss , if it's the awakened Orochi team (orochi versions of yashiro shermie and chris)then Orochi will appear , otherwise if it's one of the 3 default sub-boss teams from og kof 98 that means Omega Rugal will appear , with that said here are the conditions of each one :
Goenitz : finish at least 3 opponents with a Desperation move
Orochi : finish at least 6 opponents with a Desperation move
Omega Rugal : fail to meet any of the above conditions (default final boss).
At the 4th stage in arcade mode you will have a predetermined Mid-boss fight again 1 out of 6 different characters , unless you achieve the coditions to fight one you want (see the Cheat regarding the Mid-boss fights) Shingo will always be the default Mid-Boss.
At the 4th stage in arcade mode you will have a predetermined mid-boss against 1 out of 6 different characters , the choice of the mid-boss depends on how you played in the first 3 stages , each one have their own conditions (every pair or trio of them share the same conditions , save for Shingo) , here they are :
Kasumi /Eiji : finish at least 3 opponents with a Desperation move
Orochi Leona/ Orochi Iori / Rugal : finish at least 6 opponents with a Desperation move and never lose a single round.
To play the game as their alternate characters just hold down the start button until their picture switches.