Update: Ono confirms Street Fighter 5 server maintenance is the netcode adjustment, PC version can't be played with netcode mod installed

Update: Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's servers are now back online. Reports indicate that you will be unable to play the PC version of SF5CE if the netcode mod is installed. In other words, users are not being banned.

It's been confirmed by Yoshinori Ono that this maintenance period was indeed intended to be the promised "netcode adjustments."

"We hope you're enjoying #SFVCE and thank you for all the support," said Yoshinori Ono. "A netcode adjustment has been made to the game and is available now for all players. We ask that you send your feedback to @SFVServer. Please enjoy and look forward to #CPT2020 #SFL2020 #IntelWorldOpen starting soon!"

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Kefla and Ultra Instinct Goku gameplay trailer revealed for Dragon Ball FighterZ, FighterZ Pass 3 announced

Following the epic conclusion of grand finals at the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals, Bandai Namco fully unveiled the next DLC characters coming to the game for its third season of content.

Producer Tomoko Hiroki took the stage to reveal Ultra Instinct Goku and the newly announced Kefla's gameplay trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ from the Tournament of Power arc of Dragon Ball Super.

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Update: V's voice actor from Devil May Cry 5 is 'absolutely pumped for the next #CapcomVS game' before saying he has no knowledge of new projects

Update: Mr. Hanford appears to have taken notice of the fervor his tweet caused yesterday and has now provided a new statement telling fans that he has no knowledge of any new Capcom games or what they may entail. You can find his full statement added to the bottom of the story.

Brian Hanford, also known as V's voice actor from Devil May Cry 5, made a rather unusual Tweet earlier today. It appears to be a blatant hint at the existence of an upcoming Capcom versus game.

"Absolutely pumped for the next #CapcomVS game," stated Hanford. "New characters but could be VERY familiar..."

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Update: Yoshinori Ono announces that Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition will see netcode adjustments coming next week

Update: Yoshinori Ono has now posted an additional message to his Twitter page to let us know that the netcode update for SF5 will be coming next week. You can see his full statement below.

Yoshinori Ono has announced on Twitter that the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition dev team will be making adjustments to the game's netcode soon.

"We hope everyone is excited for the release of Seth and Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition this Friday," said Ono. "The team is working hard and wants to let SF5 players know that we’ll be making adjustments to the game’s netcode soon. We'll share more details later. Thanks for the support."

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Z Assist Select coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3 among other adjustments and features

During the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals, a video played that showcased the Bandai Namco game producer, Tomoko Hiroki, discussing upcoming updates that should be interesting to Dragon Ball FighterZ fans. Needless to say, the game's meta will probably be seeing a drastic change going into the third season.

The most notable addition that was mentioned was the existence of a "Z Assist Select" feature. As the name implies, players will now be permitted to choose one of three possible assists for their selected combatants at the start of every match.

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Street Fighter 5 finally crosses the 4 million sales mark in just under 4 years on the market

When Street Fighter 5 first launched back in early 2016, the game wasn't exactly the sales juggernaut its predecessor once was, but it's continued to climb and reach milestones every year since.

Capcom has now updated their Platinum Titles page to reflect the final quarter of 2019 where it is revealed that Street Fighter 5 has now sold 4.1 million copies as of the end of last year.

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The fighting game community's early reactions and findings in Street Fighter 5's netcode update

After waiting and waiting to see what Capcom's new netcode adjustment update for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition would entail, and now after last night's patch, we know ... kinda... maybe.

The fighting game community immediately hopped onto the servers to test what all's changed / different with SF5's online suite with patch Version 5.014, and many didn't have nice things to say. Until they did... again, sort of.

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Poll results: If there is indeed a new Capcom vs. title in development, which company would you like to see them collaborate with for a new fighter?

Update: The results are in. Check out how our readers voted after the jump.

Earlier: The classic Capcom vs. series has ties going all of the way back to the early 90's with X-Men: Children of the Atom though they've since gone on to create crossover titles with many other developers / companies.

Yesterday gave us quite the surprise on that specific fighting game front when V's English voice actor from Devil May Cry 5 suggested that a new Capcom vs. title may very well be in production.

But who would Capcom characters be fighting against in this new decade?

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How Street Fighter 4 saved the Street Fighter franchise

For as much fondness and reverence the community looks back on Street Fighter 3 with, the franchise wound up in something of a dark age following the SF3 series' commercial turbulence.

After nearly a decade in darkness, a charge widely led by Yoshinori Ono brought forth a fourth Street Fighter installment, and this title would bring about something of a golden era for the franchise.

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He/she/they/it? Street Fighter 5's pronouns are majorly confusing for Seth

The latest addition to Street Fighter 5 is making waves for multiple reasons as Seth is hitting fans with mix-ups in more than just the gameplay arena. The androgynous character has evolved from a masculine appearance in Street Fighter 4 to having a much more feminine look in Street Fighter 5.

We've seen more than a few disputes break out over social media and in our comments sections. It seems that in this current age of woke pronoun usage, no one really knows how to refer to Seth... not even Capcom.

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Street Fighter 5 players embarrass themselves with baseless reactions to netcode patch; Catalyst feels Seth may be a bottom 10 character, and more

Capcom rolled out a new Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition patch on Tuesday evening that was to attend, in some capacity, to the game's netcode. While fans weren't exactly sure what all this would entail going into the patch, they were suddenly very sure by Wednesday morning that this patch was a complete failure and hadn't done anything to make connections smoother... except that wasn't the case.

As a result, we're starting to see notable community figures backtrack a bit on their heated social media comments as many have realized that a significant number of players are experiencing improvements (albeit most reports say they're somewhat small) while playing SF5 online.

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Capcom offers new details on recent Street Fighter 5 netcode patch; one-sided rollback and desync issues directly addressed

The Street Fighter 5 community got a long-awaited update to their game's netcode on Tuesday, but a lack of details from Capcom left many to ponder the particulars of what exactly had changed.

Developers have posted a textual update detailing specifics of the patch and giving fans an idea of what to expect and look out for when duking it out online.

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition review

The latest installment in Capcom's four-year-running fighting game, Street Fighter 5, is now upon us. Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition has arrived, and it boasts a plethora of characters, content, and fights to be had.

We've had the Champion Edition Upgrade Kit for a while now, but this time we have the full, standalone game, as well as new DLC character, Seth, available. This review will be looking at Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition as its own product, separate from the Upgrade Kit.

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Iroha has one of the most risqué supers I've ever seen in a fighting game... Will SNK really try to recreate it for her in the new Samurai Shodown?

It's not like Samurai Shodown has ever shied away from showing us some quite gruesome scenes, and it'd even be accurate to call it the Mortal Kombat of the East as far as blood and gore goes — some of the old games showed heads flying and bodies dismembered at every turn.

While this violence has been somewhat toned down with the latest installment, there's definitely still a lot of blood flying around and you can get match finishes that end in some fairly crudely done dismemberment. In other words, the main reason Samurai Shodown had its mature rating to begin with has been toned down, but it's still there at its core. Now, the question is, how will SNK approach matters that aren't quite as bloody, but equally susceptible to the "mature audiences only" label?

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Street Fighter 5 director reveals an unused Seth Design that would've turned the machine into a badass high school girl

Seth is back in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition now, and while they sport a much different appearance than their initial mannequin-like design, things could have gone in a very different direction during the planning stages.

Capcom had already given fans a glimpse into Seth's concept art for what eventually became their Doll Unit Zero body, and now Street Fighter 5 director Takayuki Nakayama has shared a completely different take on what Seth could have been reborn as.

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