Street Fighter V Game Reveals New Playable Character Kage

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Character out now as part of Season 4 update

CAPCOM revealed during its final CAPCOM Cup tournament during the Final Round event on Sunday that it has released a new character named Kage as part of its new Season 4 slate of characters for the Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition game. The character is now available alongside an update that re-balances the game.

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 Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition game is a free downloadable upgrade for the game that launched in January. The updated game is also available to purchase separately. The upgrade includes Arcade Mode, Extra Battle Mode, more V-Trigger moves, Gallery, and a UI design overhaul.

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, Zeku, Blanka, Sakura, Falke, Cody, G, and Sagat as post-release downloadable characters. CAPCOM released the game's free "A Shadow Falls" story expansion DLC in July 2016.

The game will get a release in arcades in Japan; location tests were held in October.

Sources: Capcom Unity (link 2, Andy Wong), Official U.S. PlayStation blog (Andy Wong)

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