Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Game Adds Sakura, Blanka, Cody, G, Falke, Sagat
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Capcom revealed the opening cinematic for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, its update for the Street Fighter V fighting game, during the Capcom Cup tournament at the PlayStation Experience event on Sunday. The video reveals that the new characters Sakura, Blanka, Cody, G, Falke, and Sagat will join the game as playable characters for the game's Season 3. Capcom also revealed a gameplay highlight video for Sakura.
Sakura and the Season 3 pass will be available on January 16 alongside the release of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition.
Capcom also revealed that it is releasing Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in May 2018. The game includes past games in the series with arcade perfect gameplay, including Street Fighter, Street Fighter II, Street Fighter II: Champion Edition, Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Super Street Fighter II, Super Street Fighter II: Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter Alpha 2, Street Fighter Alpha 3, Street Fighter III, Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact, and Street Fighter III: Third Strike. It will also have online play for Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Super Street Fighter II: Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha 3, and Street Fighter III: Third Strike.
The Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition update is slated for PlayStation 4 on January 16. The release will include Arcade Mode, Extra Battle Mode, more V-Trigger moves, Gallery, and a UI design overhaul. In addition to the Season 3 characters, the game will include 28 characters from Season 1 and Season 2.
The release will be available to download as an upgrade for free in the Street Fighter V game. The updated game will also be available to purchase separately for US$39.99.
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, Ed, Abigail, Menat, and Zeku as post-release downloadable characters. Capcom released the game's free "A Shadow Falls" story expansion DLC in July 2016.