Street Fighter 5 News: Six New Characters Revealed For Season 3 DLC

Maricris Jose
3:43 PM

Capcom already announced the six new characters for Street Fighter V during the surprise reveal at the conclusion of Capcom Cup 2017. The list of new characters includes some long-requested fan favorites and two spanking new fighters for the video game.

Street Fighter V New Characters

The returning characters for Street Fighter V include Sakura and Cody. Both of them made their first appearance in the Alpha series. The other two were Sagat and Blanka, who have been there since Street Fighter 2. On the other hand, the two newcomers are G, who’s a presidential-looking bearded man featuring a rather hue top hat. The other one is Falke, a new female warrior who appears to be closely associated with Ed.

These are the six characters that complete the Street Fighter V Season 3 downloadable content. The said release came as quite a revelation, as Capcom has habitually revealed one character at a time, instead of the whole lineup for a whole season, according to GameSpot.

Street Fighter V New Characters Launch

Sakura will become accessible on January 16, 2018.  Together with the new character, there will be Story, Battle, and Nostalgia costumes accessible for her. Apart from that, Sakura also obtains her own stage, which is the Kasugano Residence that is inspired by her Alpha 2 stage. Moreover, the release of the other five characters was not yet revealed.

Capcom Cup 2017

During the Capcom Cup 2017, Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection was also publicized. The said collection features twelve games coming from the series which is comprised of the original Street Fighter, Street Fighter 2, Street Fighter 3: Third Strike, and Street Fighter Alpha 3. The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is anticipated to be unveiled in May 2018 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC.

Apart from the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, Capcom also revealed the Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. This is a new version of the game developer’s flagship fighting game. It will become accessible on PlayStation 4 and PC. The updated version will contain post-release content from Season 1 and Season 2 of the well-known video game, as well as a number of new gameplay modifications.

Moreover, PlayStationLifeStyle has learned that the gamers will find that after every battle they will have a chance to pick their next opponent. The potentials of obtaining a higher score are also open if they’re confident that they defeat the harder match ahead. Also, Arcade Mode points are added up every month and the player with the top score will gain a distinctive title!

Apart from that, Capcom also confirmed that there will be bonus stages in the arcade mode. In it, gamers will have to break 20 barrels that are released on-screen. There will also be over 200 different arcade endings to be unlocked. The unlock condition for each can be seen in the gallery mode. They range from just finishing a path to getting a “Perfect” on the bonus stage.

The Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition is set to become available for the PlayStation 4 next month. What can you say about the upcoming games from Capcom? Please share your thoughts and opinions in our comment section below.

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