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Four Street Fighter 5 mistakes we want to see fixed in Street Fighter 6

We're changing up our approach to the EventHubs Podcast on YouTube a bit and uploading only segments in video form (full audio versions will become available on Fridays moving forward). This week's first segment focuses in on the lessons we (and hopefully Capcom) have learned when it comes to what not to do via Street Fighter 5.

We've come up with a total of four specific SF5 missteps we'd like to see executed properly in Street Fighter 6, whenever it may come. Speaking of, most of these stem from a broader foundational ask: please don't rush it out the door.

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Justin Wong was the highest placing solo Rose at the CPT 2021 North America West 1, here's his perspective on the matches

The Capcom Pro Tour 2021 North America West 1 was the big Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition tournament that held fans' attention over the weekend. PG|Justin Wong decided to use Rose throughout the entire event, and managed to be the highest placing solo Rose user at the tournament — though it is worth mentioning that EQNX|Filipinoman placed higher while having Rose as a secondary.

It appears that Justin Wong opted to stream his run through the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition tournament. He recently uploaded a video that features many highlights from this run.

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Poll: What do you think Street Fighter 5 Season 5's final DLC character is going to be?

Street Fighter 5 is steadily working its way through its fifth season of content. With the recent release of Rose and three more DLC characters still en route — two of which whose identities are currently known — the community is still left wondering who, or what, that final fighter will be.

Capcom has done an excellent job of sharing information about the game's upcoming content here in 2021 so far, and what is definitely a means for building up a big reveal, they've done equally as well at hiding the identity of that final character. We have taken to Twitter to ask the masses: What do you think Street Fighter 5 Season 5's final DLC character is going to be?

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5 of the weirdest or most unexpected hobbies and skills of the world warriors in Street Fighter

Almost all of the time we've spent with the world warriors of the Street Fighter series has come in the heat of battle, but what exactly are they doing for fun when the fighting stops and everyone goes home?

Capcom has given us glimpses into the everyday lives of their characters through fighter profiles these past three decades, and we've combed through them to find the weirdest or most unexpected hobbies / skills of the expansive Street Fighter cast.

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Rose is already proving to be way more popular than Dan in Street Fighter 5 but that doesn't mean she's winning everything either

Despite Rose being available for only around 11 days following her release last month, the fortune teller's already risen to become on of the most-used characters in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition.

Capcom has released the official SF5 online character statistics for April 2021, which shows a strong start for the newest DLC character except for when it comes to scoring wins in matches.

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Daigo Umehara reports that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now self-quarantining

BST|Daigo Umehara has reported on Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Since then, he has taken steps to self-quarantine.

"On 5/5, I experienced fatigue and a high fever, so I went to the doctor to get tested," said Umehara. "On 5/6, I tested positive for COVID-19. I have been self-quarantining since the symptoms started, and am now resting at home while awaiting word from the health admin office for the next steps."

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Chun-Li as the Blue Phoenix Ranger gameplay trailer for Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid

A new trailer has dropped for the Blue Phoenix Ranger in Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid. Of course, the identity of the Blue Phoenix Ranger is actually Street Fighter's Chun-Li guest appearing in the 2v2 Power Rangers fighting game.

Though we already knew that Chun-Li would be coming to the game alongside Ryu as the Crimson Hawk Ranger, this newest trailer provides us with our first look at the Blue Phoenix Ranger's gameplay.

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Oro's ability to double jump could have major impacts on his gameplay due to its uniqueness in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

It's been over a month since the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Spring Update stream gave us information on Rose, Oro and Akira. Since then, Rose has been released, but we still have to wait a little bit longer before Oro is ready.

During the stream, it was emphasized that Oro would retain his ability to double jump from Street Fighter 3. This will likely be an important part of Oro's gameplay in Street Fighter 5 s it will allow him to trick up opponents as he approached from the air.

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Capcom Pro Tour 2021 North America West 1 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The 2021 round of the Capcom Pro Tour continues this week with the first installmanet for the North America West region.

Notable players participating include Justin Wong, Nephew, XSK Samurai, JB, Alex Myers, UYU|ChrisCCH, Commander Jesse, YaNoob, Dankadillas, iQ|Mira, iQ|EliTheCurry, LPN, stupendous, BlarrLad, Flaquito, Mario, PRO7OTYPE, Luigi and many more.

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Impressive Nash sequence in Street Fighter 5 tournament showcases the possibilities of his V-Trigger 2 that I didn't even know existed

Nash has been in a rough spot since the end of Street Fighter 5's first season, and while we had some initial hopes that would change in the latest balance update, he's still arguably the worst character in the game in many players' eyes.

One thing that isn't rough about Nash, however, is this slick sequence one player performed with the undead fighter's V-Trigger 2 in a recent tournament.

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Rose was actually the most popular character of CPT North America West but Dhalsim is the one out here trying to snatch up all the top 8 spots

The third week of the Capcom Pro Tour's 2021 season is now underway with one of the strongest regions in the world competing for a spot at Street Fighter 5's finals, and we're seeing a lot of character variety coming out thus far.

With top 16 now underway at the CPT North America West 1, we've gathered the character usage for the major tournament where Rose surprisingly showed up as the most popular pick of the day.

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Here's how to touch of death with 2 combos as Gill, Rose and Ibuki in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition as showcased by LPN

LPN has been uploading videos highlighting touch of death sequences in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition. These videos showcase how to deal insane amounts of damage with Gill, Rose and Ibuki.

Keep in mind that these touch of death sequences actually consist of two combos, but the first combo will always provide a mix up opportunity to allow the second combo. As expected, the opponent gets stunned part way through the second combo, which enables the touch of death sequence to happen.

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Capcom actually had to pay Namco to use the name 'Street Fighter...' and still may be doing so today according to SF2 producer Yoshiki Okamoto

Capcom's iconic Street Fighter franchise kicked off back in 1987 with the arcade version of the very first title, but when Street Fighter was ported to the TurboGrafx-16 for home console use, the name was curiously altered to "Fighting Street."

This factoid is little more than a bit of cute Street Fighter trivia these days, but recent clarifying remarks from Street Fighter 2 producer Yoshiki Okamoto apparently reveal the reason for this odd change: Capcom didn't own the rights to the "Street Fighter" name... and very well still might not.

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All but 6 characters can probably win tournaments in Street Fighter 5 now according to 18th-ranked CFN Warlord, check out JustAKid's tier list here

Tier list season rages on as players are growing increasingly confident in their understanding of Street Fighter 5's latest meta. Today we're taking a look at one of the hottest up and coming players in North America, JustAKid, a Warlord who is ranked in the top 20 of the global CFN and made an appearance on the first season of Capcom's NA Street Fighter League.

JustAKid is a Juri faithful, meaning he's been playing in a fairly uphill battle for most all of his SF5 career. Using a lower tier fighter makes his accomplishments all the more deserved, however, and so look to his recently posted tier list opinions with must interest.

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Did you know Final Fight's Mike Haggar was referenced in Street Fighter 3 despite never being playable in a Street Fighter game?

Mike Haggar has a long legacy in the world of Capcom games. Making his debut back in 1989 with the original Final Fight, Haggar has gone on to make more playable appearances in the series' titles and find a presence in several other Capcom games.

Oddly enough, the mayor of Metro City has never made his way into a main Street Fighter title as a playable character, but he has been referenced and even made a small cameo in some of them before. Top Hat Gaming Man recently put together an extensive history on the pro wrestler turned politician, and in it we learn more about Haggar's history with the Street Fighter franchise.

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Visually impaired artist Zenkiro can draw a mean Street Fighter character

We're sharing the beautiful artwork of Zenkiro today as the fighting game fan has drawn some gorgeous takes on characters from Street Fighter, Guilty Gear, and X-Men vs. Street Fighter.

The 24 year old that they're somewhat visually impaired, which makes it all the more impressive that they can pull off such stunning works.

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Cammy has won both Capcom Pro Tour events and is making waves on Twitter, should the Street Fighter 5 scene be worried yet?

While the majority of the Street Fighter 5 community seems to agree that Cammy is one of, if not the best character on the roster right now, there's most certainly been debate about whether or not she's in problem territory.

She's a matter-of-fact top pick for many of the pro-player tier lists that have come out in Season 5, has been making waves on Twitter as community members express some distaste for her strengths, and she's now won both of the Capcom Pro Tour events in 2021. We brought all of this up on the latest episode of the EventHubs Podcast, and have the specific discussion clipped below.

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