Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Street Fighter

Street Fighter V to get free cinematic story expansion this June

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Cinematic Expansion Reveal Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom revealed new story details for Street Fighter V. Set between Street Fighters III and IV, the fifth entry will feature character stories that set the stage for a free cinematic story expansion that is scheduled to be released in June. Their stories will feature art by Bengus, who has a lengthy history with Capcom, having worked on such titles as Street Fighter Alpha, Marvel vs. Capcom 2, and the original Street Fighter. A new trailer and screenshots were released for the upcoming expansion, check them out below. Also for those who have been playing online, a bonus, final beta test has been scheduled for January 30-31.

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Street Fighter V adds F.A.N.G. to roster, 2016 DLC characters revealed

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Capcom revealed the final character in Street Fighter V’s launch roster during PlayStation Experience. The sixteenth character is F.A.N.G., a strange fighter who doubles as a mad scientist of sorts and also fancies himself the second in command of Shadaloo. Check him out in action below. The studio also announced the six fighters that will be added throughout 2016: Alex, Guile, Ibuki, Balrog, Juri and Urien. They can be purchased with cash for immediate play or unlocked for free through gameplay. Details on how real money transfers to digital money is also broken down below, but for those who want to go fast route, a Season Pass will be available for $29.99. The pass will offer release access to all characters plus a premium costume for each and an exclusive PS4 theme.

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Dhalsim joins Street Fighter V, release date, DLC plans revealed

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Capcom announced at Paris Games Week that Street Fighter veteran Dhalsim is the latest addition to Street Fighter V’s roster. A now-bearded Dhalsim is returning with Yoga Float as his V-Skill and Yoga Burner as his V-Trigger. Check out his trailer and screenshots below. It was also revealed that the game will be available on February 16. Additionally, the studio plans on releasing six new characters throughout 2016, along with balance updates, challenges, costumes, and gameplay content. All updates and balance changes will be free, while all gameplay-related material will be obtainable with real money, represented by an in-game currency called Zenny, or free via an earnable in-game currency called Fight Money. Fight Money will be acquired during play through the completion of daily goals and leveling up of characters.

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Zangief returns! The Red Cyclone to be in Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Zangief Reveal - Screenshot 1

Another Street Fighter II veteran has made their way onto the roster of Street Fighter V. Capcom announced at IgroMir in Russia that Zangief is the latest addition to the cast. A new trailer and set of screenshots were also released, some of which show off his V-Skill, Iron Muscle, and his V-Trigger, Cyclone Lariat. Looks like all that bear wrestling has paid off.

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Street Fighter V gets a bit fancier with addition of Karin Kanzuki

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Street Fighter Alpha continues to make its way back to the scene with the reveal that Karin Kanzuki has joined Street Fighter V. The aristocratic brawler, last seen in Street Fighter Alpha 3, returns with a new dash move along with a new stage, Kanzuki Estate. She is already playable in a build currently on the show floor at Tokyo Game Show. Check below for a new trailer and screenshots. Capcom also announced that they will be using Capcom Fighters Network to link players together, where they can view profiles, statistics, replays, and send battle invitations. More details are to follow in the coming months.

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Street Fighter V gets high-flying wrestler R. Mika

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Another Street Fighter Alpha character has joined Nash in Street Fighter V, aspiring wrestler R. Mika. A heavy-hitting high-flyer, Rainbow Mika is a famous wrestler who is inspired by another beloved brawler, Zangief. She can also call upon her tag partner, Nadeshiko, to join in when players utilize her V-Trigger ability. PAX attendees can try a new demo at Capcom’s booth (#3103) that has R. Mika unlocked for play.

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Vega returns to the fight, joins roster of Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Vega Reveal - Screenshot 1

The almighty clawed one has joined the cast of Street Fighter V. Vega is the latest of the veterans to make his return, and he arrives shortly after the reveal of the first of V’s four newcomers, Necalli. Vega joins returning fighters Birdie, Cammy, Chun-Li, Ken, M. Bison, Nash, and Ryu. Check below for a new trailer and over a dozen-plus screenshots showing him in action.

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Street Fighter V upgrade, DLC plans announced, Necalli revealed

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Necalli Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom announced the latest addition to Street Fighter V during Evo 2015. Unlike the previous reveals, this one is new to the series: Necalli. A brawler that possesses “a wide variety of savage and close range attacks,” Necalli’s V-Skill engages a damaging ground pound, while his V-Trigger channels an energy through him that changes his appearance and alters his personality. Capcom also revealed their DLC plans for Street Fighter V. All post-launch gameplay content will be unlockable through gameplay or purchasable, whichever the player prefers. And in breaking with franchise tradition, all balance changes, system adjustments, and upgrades will be free—no more Ultra, Arcade, Hyper, or Championship Edition shenanigans. Check below for a new trailer and a handful of new screenshots.

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Ken makes his Street Fighter V debut at San Diego Comic-Con

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Ken Reveal - Screenshot 1

Capcom took the opportunity at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con’s Street Fighter panel to reveal that famed shoto Ken Masters has joined the cast of Street Fighter V. Attendees are getting the chance to put his new flame-heavy attacks to the test in updated playable demos set up at Capcom’s booth, #215. Check out the new screens and reveal trailer below.

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Street Fighter V to be playable at Six Flags throughout the country

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Gamers itching to get their hands on Street Fighter V will be able to try their hand at the upcoming fighter early at Six Flags locations across the US. The first stop on the ‘Street Fighter V at Six Flags’ tour will be Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA, from July 2 to 7, with the second beginning shortly after, from July 4 to 7, in Arlington, TX. Attendees will also get a shot to win prizes in eight-person single-elimination tournaments that will be held on Saturday at Six Flags Magic Mountain and on Saturdays and Sundays at the other locations. Check below for the full schedule.

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