Update: Capcom went ahead and released the official trailer, so there’s no fear of it being taken down now!
Welp…the cat’s officially out of the bag!
We all knew that the next batch of content for Street Fighter V was going to be unveiled during Evo 2019. But just a few days before Capcom’s own Yoshinori Ono would have hit the stage to present the game’s incoming DLC, a massive leak for the current season of character reveals hit the web. A brand new trailer happened to pop up on Steam and showcase the three newest “World Warriors.” Those brand new Street Fighter V fighters are the returning E. Honda and Poison, plus series newcomer Lucia Morgan from Final Fight 3.
E. Honda finally joins his crew of fellow Street Fighter II castmates in Street Fighter V, while Poison and Lucia fill out the game’s collection of Final Fight featured characters. The leaked screenshots for this major Season 4 reveal note that all three characters will become available for purchase and download on Sunday, August 4 (which just so happens to fall on the final day of Evo 2019). Then on Monday, August 5, the “Summer 2019 Character Bundle” drops – this DLC package comes with all three characters, each of those characters’ Battle Costumes, and their default costume colors 3-10.
Judging by the leaked trailer, it appears that E. Honda retains all of his hard-hitting sumo maneuvers and even gets to pull off his signature moves on his classic stage (“Honda Sento”). As for the newcomer Lucia, she’s a Metro City police officer who makes use of some slick kick combos that are amplified by fire, plus she’s a master at utilizing her trusty baton. Poison runs into battle with a far more formidable whip, which makes her a lot more mobile and dangerous than her Ultra Street Fighter IV rendition. Check out some extended gameplay breakdowns for each character in the vids below:
During the final day of Evo 2019, Yoshinori Ono gave fans some extra reveals to look forward to in November and December. Fans can look forward to getting more Street Fighter V news during the North America Regional Final in Las Vegas, which is set to run from November 16–17, and the Capcom Cup 2019 finals on December 15.
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