Street Fighter V Game Reveals E. Honda, Lucia, Poison as Playable Characters
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
CAPCOM unveiled a new video for its Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition game on Wednesday that reveals that the game will receive the DLC characters E. Honda, Lucia, and Poison. The characters will be available on Sunday, August 4, after the grand finals for Street Fighter V at this weekend's Evo 2019 Championship Series tournament. The characters will also be available in a "Summer 2019 Character Bundle" the following day on August 5, which will include additional costumes and colors for the characters.
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 2018. 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, Sagat, and Kage as post-release downloadable characters. Capcom released the game's free "A Shadow Falls" story expansion DLC in July 2016.
Capcom released the game in arcades in Japan on March 14.
Source: Street Fighter's YouTube channel