Missed them over the last 4 years? Capcom brings back its April Fool's selection of Street Fighter mini games all together

That quiz is still pretty difficult

Posted by Dakota 'DarkHorse' Hills • May 20, 2020 at 8:29 a.m. PDT | Comments: 9

Every year since Street Fighter 5's release back in 2016, Capcom has released a special April Fool's Day mini game that would only stick around for that one time of the year before disappearing back into the depths of Shadaloo's lair... until now.

All four previously released Street Fighter mini-games are back once again and aren't going anywhere anytime soon with Neco Drop, 2019: World President Challenges a STG, Hado Stone and Quiz Street Fighter Academy playable the rest of the year.

The oldest of the bunch is Quiz Street Fighter Academy which allows players to challenge some of the world warriors in their school attire to a match of Street Fighter-related knowledge where V-Trigger serves as your hint system and lifeline.

It's no pushover of an exam either, as it'll ask very obscure questions that even seasoned veterans of the series may struggle with like the name of Dhalsim's family elephant or what Joe likes.

Hado Stone is an auto-card battle game which allows you to build a deck to take on other members of the Street Fighter 5 cast with their own attacks and special abilities pared down to card artwork and numbers.

Though it plays very differently, there are still some striking similarities in the card designs compared to Capcom's actual mobile card game in Teppen which you can read more about here.

2019 is more of an actual game considering its a functional, vertical shoot 'em up where players take control of G and make their way through stages until they reach special boss fights against the four generals of Shadaloo or even a hidden fight against Akuma.

Neco Drop is the newest of the bunch released earlier this year where players attempt to collect all of the cats who are dressed up as super cute versions of the SF5 cast which can be obtained by completing block puzzle challenges — though don't expect to get them on your first shot until you learn how the game works.

It's not clear why all of the games have been re-released right now, but it could just be to provide fun little activities right now in a world without offline tournaments or perhaps maybe a sign that this is it as far as SF5 mini games go.

All four free titles are said to remain on the Shadaloo CRI website throughout the rest of 2020.

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