For the second season of Street Fighter 5 DLC, the roster has gotten deeper in number count and character variety.
Akuma came back with a lion’s mane, the ice cold queen Kolin finally got to enter the heat of battle and Ed went from wimpy kid to bonafide boxer. Since Ed’s release, it’s been a while since news of the next character has officially been unveiled. A leaked list of the rest of SF5’s Season 2 characters hit the web and it alluded to a Final Fight star being the next playable character. Turns out that leaked DLC list was filled with nothing but the truth. Ladies and gentleman, say hello to the massive Mad Gear gang member known as Abigail. Right before SF5’s Evo 2017 tournament kicked off, the game’s producer (Yoshinori Ono) hit the stage to introduce him via new gameplay footage.
Judging by his gameplay reveal trailer, Abigail looks like he’s going to be a problem to handle. He comes with armored attacks such as a running punch that can be followed up with a two-fisted slam down. Abigail is a towering fighter who can run through an opponent’s life bar with a nasty grapple move, a vicious punch combination and a Critical Art that treats his foe like a punching bag. You can see just how devastating his moveset is in the trailer posted below:
And here’s a complete breakdown of his moveset straight from Capcom Unity:
– V-Skill: Hungabee
Abigail thrusts his sizable belly forwards (either high or low) countering the opponent’s attack and setting himself up for a combo opportunity.
– V-Trigger: Max Power
After popping his two-bar V-Trigger, Abigail can charge up his four different heavy punches for one hit of armour and extended juggles. A full charge will break the opponent’s guard.
– Critical Art: Abigail Special
Abigail slams his opponent with a downward open-palm strike that puts them into a daze. He then hoists them into the air, pummels them like a makeshift speed bag before launching a savage hook that shatters the screen.
Street Fighter 5 is going to be bombarded with DLC on July 25. Here’s what else everyone knows is coming to Capcom’s premier fighter on that glorious release day:
– Nostalgic Costumes for Alex, Ibuki and Juri
– Ryu’s Classic Street Fighter 2 stage
– “Ring of Pride” Capcom Pro Tour Stage
– “Champion’s Choice” Guile Costume
– the next Season 2 roster member, Abigail
– “Metro City Bay Area” Stage
– Abigail’s Default, Story and Battle Costumes