SNK has updated The King of Fighters 2002 Ultimate Match to version 1.02. The full patch notes mention support for PS3 controllers and more.
This update has fixed a graphical glitch in Idniz’s SDM MAX animation and addressed rare stability issues. This is in addition to the support for legacy PS3 controllers. You can get the complete details for this update in the patch notes below.
The King of Fighters 2002 Ultimate Match Update 1.02 Patch Notes
• Added support for legacy PS3 controllers
• Fixed graphical glitch in Igniz’s SDM MAX animation
• Will now be prompted to confirm when using Options to Restore Defaults in Practice menu
• Fixed rare stability issues entering initials at end of local play, when Rooms are recreated, and if Options pressed while transitioning into game