'Street Fighter V' Latest News & Update: Capcom Will Continue To Support The Fighting Game Until 2020; Game Title Will Make Esports Debut

By Daniel Flores , Updated Nov 30, 2016 03:09 PM EST
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Fans of the highly additive fighting game "Street Fighter V" should expect more for the game title in the near future. Japanese game producers did confirm that they will continue their support for years to come.

Continued Support For 'Street Fighter V' Until 2020

Executive producers, Yoshinori Ono and Tomoaki Ayano revealed the company's plans for "Street Fighter V" in the next years to come. Both Ono and Ayano are looking far ahead to support "Street Fighter V" and plans to back the game title up until 2020.

Yoshinori Ono stated that "Street Fighter V" it is not just a one to two-year thing and the company will be behind all the way until 2020 and beyond. Tomoaki Ayano also added that the team is working ahead to develop new DLCs for "Street Fighter V" and at the same time looking for ways to improve gameplay for the title.

Executive producer, Yoshinori Ono stated that the team's primary focus is making "Street Fighter V" an Esports game. Ono further explained that the company has seen a higher number of entrants in "Street Fighter V" than in "Street Fighter IV" and the company wants to raise the bar even more in the game title's second season.

Capcom also announced last week that the company decided to cancel the DLC for "Street Fighter V" entitled, "Skies of Honor" in the tournament mode for both Capcom Cup 2016 and 2017. The "Skies of Honor" DLC for "Street Fighter V" had characters fighting out on the wings of a moving airplane, then Capcom later removed the DLC because it wasn't tournament friendly.

Meanwhile, Capcom and ESPN are teaming once again to broadcasr the final leg of the Capcom Pro Tour at the PlayStation Experience. The live broadcast will be happening on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. EST, after the PlayStation Experience have concluded.

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