Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Summer Update 2021 Show to Provide Updates on Oro, Akira

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More information on Street Fighter V: Champion Edition upcoming DLC characters will be revealed next week, Capcom confirmed.

Today, the Japanese publisher announced the Summer Update 2021 show, which will air exclusively on Twitch next week, on August 3rd at 3:00 PM PDT. The show will provide updates and behind the scene looks on upcoming content like Oro, Akira, and more. As both characters are supposed to release during Summer 2021, it's likely we will hear more about possible release dates.

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The previous Street Fighter V: Champion Edition show was held back in April, revealing the release date for Rose, the second DLC character released as part of the game's final season following Dan Hibiki, and showing Oro and Akira in action for the first time. The fifth and final character for the season has yet to be revealed.

  • Dan - A mainstay from the Street Fighter Alpha series and last appearing in Street Fighter IV, Dan Hibiki will be bringing his (over) confidence and iconic “Taunt” to Street Fighter V. A training partner of Ryu and Ken, Dan considers himself well-equipped to “school” other players with his unique Saikyo-ryu (“Strongest Style”) fighting style. Release timing: Winter 2020
  • Rose - Rose is a fortune telling fan-favorite character who also previously starred in the Alpha series and Street Fighter IV. Using her tarot cards, Rose will arrive armed with a variety of unique special moves and plans to channel all of her Soul Power energy into Street Fighter V. Release timing: Spring 2021
  • Oro - Last appearing in Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike, Oro is an ancient martial arts master who exists as an immortal hermit. He restricts one of his arms from use in order to give his opponents an advantage, but that won’t stop Oro from being one of the most well-trained and powerful fighters in Street Fighter V. Release timing: Summer 2021
  • Akira - First introduced in Capcom’s 1997 fighting game Rival Schools: United by Fate, Akira Kazama is preparing to make her Street Fighter debut. As an acquaintance of Sakura, Akira has previous ties to the Street Fighter universe and is gearing up to bring her biker style look and clever gimmicks to Street Fighter V. Release timing: Summer 2021
  • ???? – You may also remember we previously said there would be five characters for Season V… but we’re not quite ready to announce our fifth yet. Stay tuned for info on that later on

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition is now available on PC and PlayStation 4 worldwide.

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