'Street Fighter V' Update, Gameplay & More: Cinematic Mode And Adds Ibuki And Barlog Availabe In July [VIDEO]

By Erika Miranda , Updated Jun 28, 2016 09:57 AM EDT
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Capcom will be releasing the delayed "Street Fighter V" Cinematic Story Mode and extension patch for the new character Ibuki on July 1 with one more surprise: the inclusion of Barlog in the playable characters pool.

On Monday, Capcom announced that they will be adding the "Street Fighter" franchise's most devoted boxer during the rollout of the never-before-seen Cinematic Story Mode and the addition of Ibuki. The blog from the game developer's official website said the rollout of all three updates will be released all at once at midnight on July 1 following the server maintenance of the game that is set to commence at 2 PM on June 30.

During his appearance in "Street Fighter V," Barlog is said to become one of Shadaloo's most dedicated enforcers fighting alongside M. Bison, Vega, and F.A.N.G. Check out his character trailer below.

He will also be part of the three-hour Cinematic Story Mode titled "A Shadow Falls" where the Shadaloo remains as active as ever. In the story, Ryu, Ken, and Chun-Li proceeds on a quest to find pieces of fragments that form the key to stopping the "Black Moons" unleashed by the Shadaloo.

Once they are deployed, the seven mysterious black moons will give M. Bison remarkable power to unleash evil in the world. The three Street Fighters embark on a quest to find World Warriors to battle against the forces of evil. Aside from these, Capcom also said there would be additional costumes will also be added in the update as well as new stages that players could enjoy.

Meanwhile, Capcom clarified that while Juri and Urien were teased featured in the Barlog trailer, they have yet to be released officially. However, both characters will be playable during the Cinematic Story Mode and would soon receive an update on their playstyles.

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