News Street Fighter V's Blanka Previewed in Introduction Video
posted on 2018-02-19 16:00 EST by Karen Ressler
The official YouTube channel for the Street Fighter series began streaming a character introduction video for Blanka on Friday. The character will be available for download on February 20.
Sakura, Blanka, Cody, G, Falke, and Sagat are joining the game as playable characters for the game's Season 3. Sakura and the game's season 3 pass launched last month alongside the release of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition.
The Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition includes 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 is available to download as an upgrade for free in the Street Fighter V game. The updated game is 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.