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Street Fighter V Adds Final Fight's Abigail as Playable Character

posted on 2017-07-17 00:45 EDT
Abigail debuts with new stage on July 25

CAPCOM revealed during the Evolution Championship Series 2017 tournament on Friday that it will add Abigail from the Final Fight series as a playable character to its Street Fighter V fighting game. The character will be available on July 25 along with a new "Metro City Bay Area" stage.

Abigail debuted in the first Final Fight arcade game in 1989. Other characters from Final Fight that have appeared in the Street Fighter series include Cody, Hugo, Poison, Rolento, and Sodom.

Street Fighter V is the latest entry in the Street Fighter fighting game franchise. The game contains new features, such as V-Reversal moves, and a special V-Trigger mode. The game shipped in February 2016 in North America and Europe for PlayStation 4 and PC (via Steam).

The game launched with a core of 16 playable characters, including: Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Nash, M. Bison, Cammy, Birdie, Vega, Karin Kanzuki, Necalli, Rainbow Mika, Zangief, Laura, Rashid, Dhalsim, and F.A.N.G. CAPCOM also released Alex, Guile, Ibuki, Balrog, Juri, Urien, Akuma, Kolin, and Ed as post-release downloadable characters. CAPCOM released the game's free "A Shadow Falls" story expansion DLC in July 2016.


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