Capcom’s newest ‘Street Fighter’ game takes a jab at reviving the golden age of arcades as it releases on April 3, 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Capcom’s latest ‘Street Fighter’ game takes a jab at reviving the golden age of arcades as it releases on April 3, 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
The game’s “arcade world” will be a “purer, simpler gaming experience,” according to Capcom.
The “arcade” comes from the word “arcade” as “an informal amusement park that was opened in the 1920s in the United States.
“Street Fighter” is the latest entry in Capcom’s “Street Fighter” series, which started in the late ’70s with “Street Fighter II,” which was designed by the late Yuji Naka, then the creator of the now classic and classic-for-today “Super Castlevania.” The original Street Fighter II was created for the arcades, which started up in the mid-’70s as the big box games moved from playing on one TV to multi-person play on several different TV’s and then to the newer, multi-console-play experiences of home computers and PlayStation.
Capcom’s announcement states that the “PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions feature the arcade game and its arcade-exclusive characters as well as content from the original arcade game and its arcade-exclusive characters and content.” There’s good news, too, with the announcement that “PlayStation 4 features Street Fighter V” alongside “Street Fighter Alpha 2” and “Street Fighter Zero 3.”
Meanwhile, PC players will be able to import their own characters into the game, but it’s unknown if they’ll be able to play as the original Street Fighter’s cast, or whether there’ll be remakes of any of the original game’s characters. In “Street Fighter V,” characters are “stacked in order of their popularity, similar to characters in the latest ‘Street Fighter III’ and ‘Street Fighter IV.'” That means Ryu and Ken, and Chun-Li, will