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Street Fighter 5's Tournament Mode revived and reworked to be released later this month

Street Fighter 5's Tournament Mode appeared to be shaping up as quite the interesting addition to the game when it first appeared in late 2019, but then things suddenly went quiet about the feature for well over a year.

During the Summer Update event earlier today, Capcom made the slightly surprising announcements that Tournament Mode is indeed coming to SF5 within the next few weeks sporting some tweaks and a fresh coat of paint.

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Luke revealed as the final DLC character for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, coming this November

It was all the back in August of 2020 that we first found out Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition would be getting an entire fifth season of additional DLC content with five new characters, but while the first four were named then, the last one has been a mystery until today.

During their Summer Update stream on TwitchGaming Capcom unveiled the 45th and final character to join Street Fighter 5's roster: Luke, a brand new character introduced to the series today. Check out his trailer below.

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Akira Kazama's gameplay, V-System details and release date revealed for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

After almost one year exactly following the announcement that Rival Schools is going to be officially crossing over into the Street Fighter universe, Capcom has finally pulled back the curtain on what their first playable character from the series can do.

During the big Summer Update event today, the developers revealed everything you need to know about Akira Kazama's gameplay and V-System in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition.

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Gameplay and V-System breakdown revealed for Oro in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, release date announced

Oro hasn't been playable in a new game for over 20 years at this point, but the old hermit master is finally about to get his time to shine.

Capcom revealed just about every detail we could ask for regarding Oro's gameplay, design and V-System in their Summer Update event to get a clear picture of how he's been updated for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition as well as his and Akira's release date.

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Cammy and Guile of Street Fighter announced for Fortnite in latest crossover, coming August 7

Update: Cammy and Guile have been revealed as the two Street Fighter characters headed to Fortnite for the next big crossover event.

Both of these Street Fighter 2 characters have received slightly updated designs for their Fortnite appearance. The "Cammy Cup" event will kick off on August 5 wherein participants can begin winning new loot. Cammy and Guile will officially be available in the game's shop on August 7 at 5 p.m. PT.

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Summer Update event for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition live stream

It's been a long wait since the Spring Update stream, but today's the big day. Capcom will be revealing information about Oro and Akira Kazama in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition during today's Summer Update broadcast.

There are also plenty of reasons to believe that Capcom might unveil the identity of Street Fighter 5's very last character. When the date of the Summer Update stream was announced, it was noted that we were getting "more" than just information about Oro and Akira.

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MisterCrimson receives fantastic Street Fighter x One Piece art in celebration of his big Capcom Pro Tour win

ASM|MisterCrimson became the hero of France earlier this year when he had an amazing run to win Red Bull Kumite London in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, and now he and his compatriots have even more reasons to celebrate.

The longtime Dhalsim main managed to come back from the loser's bracket and take the Capcom Pro Tour qualifier this past weekend, which led to MisterCrimson receiving a sweet little present for his victory.

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Street Fighter 5's Summer Update shares important anniversary with Capcom vs. SNK which may be 1 last hint for the final DLC

It feels like we've been waiting forever at this point, but we're finally less than 24 hours away from Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's big Summer Update event.

There's already plenty of evidence that venue will serve as the place Capcom will announce SF5's final DLC character alongside gameplay information for Oro and Akira Kazama, and there may be one final hint as to their identity hiding within the timing itself.

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The last challenger coming to Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is still speculated to be a male character

Street Fighter 5's Summer Update 2021 broadcast is scheduled to begin tomorrow at 3 p.m. PDT / 6 p.m. EDT. According to Capcom, we can expect information to be revealed for Oro, Akira Kazama "and more." The Japanese blog for the Summer Update stream outright mentions the fifth and final challenger for Season 5, which makes it seem exceedingly likely that there will be a character reveal during the program.

Until this mysterious challenger's identity is finally revealed, we're free to speculate on who this might be. At the very least, we can potentially narrow down the combatant's gender based on a few clues.

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New artwork for Akira Kazama and Daigo Kazama revealed in preparation for Street Fighter 5's Summer Update stream tomorrow

Similar to what was done for Oro last week, Capcom has released new artwork for Akira Kazama. Since her brother, Daigo Kazama, is part of her moveset, he is also present in the image.

This was done in preparation for tomorrow's Summer Update stream, which is slated to broadcast at 3:00 p.m. PDT / 6 p.m. EDT. During the presentation, information about Oro, Akira Kazama "and more" will be revealed.

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The best Street Fighter games ranked by sales

It's highly subjective which Street Fighter title is the best of them all, but what isn't as subjective is the amount of sales each entry has generated. While you may have your own personal favorite in the franchise, at the end of the day, we're ranking these games by how large of a financial impact — or lack thereof — each entry ended up being.

Up front, we're only counting the major entries here as their own entity. For example, Super Street Fighter 4 and Ultra Street Fighter 4 are counted as one and the same. That's also the case for the Street Fighter 3 and Alpha (Zero) games, as both of these iterated heavily on the previous entries, reusing sprites, moves and several gameplay elements throughout their lifespans.

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Capcom Pro Tour 2021 France, Spain and Portugal results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Capcom Pro Tour is back again this weekend with another of the more neatly divided European events, this one focusing on just a select few countries in the southwestern area of the continent.

Notable players set to participate include GO|Luffy, VGIA|VegaPatch, ASM|MisterCrimson, FNATIC|Akainu, Kilzyou, Will2Pac, NastyNas, JuniorLeo, Linkexelo, Konvy, Zera and many more.

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Dhalsim's damage output will surprise you in this clip where MisterCrimson punishes a Flash Kick in Street Fighter 5

Dhalsim has typically been a character of extremes within the Street Fighter series. His ridiculous poking range tends to be counterbalanced by his below average stamina and damage output.

However, Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition is the type of game where every character hits hard. During the Capcom Pro Tour 2021 event for France, Spain and Portugal, ASM|MisterCrimson demonstrated why you can't just whiff a Flash Kick in front of Dhalsim.

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Akuma and Karin were the top picks but E. Honda, Balrog and Zangief also had impressive showings at this weekend's CPT event

A Capcom Pro Tour event that's exclusively focused on France, Spain and Portugal has been keeping Street Fighter 5 fans occupied this weekend while we wait for the Summer Update stream that is to air on August 3, 2021.

The players competing at this particular event included GO|Luffy, VGIA|VegaPatch, ASM|MisterCrimson, FNATIC|Akainu, Kilzyou, Will2Pac and many more. By looking at the characters used in the top 32 portion of the bracket, we can get an idea of which characters are performing well in the current meta for Street Fighter 5.

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Grand finals of Street Fighter 5 tournament turns into baseball batting practice in final tense moments

The grand finals of a fighting game event is a tense situation. Two players have battled their way to the last match of the evening, and whomever can maintain their composure and play sharp will walk away with a bigger prize purse and the title of champion.

Things get even more tense, however, when a Street Fighter 5 grand finals set becomes a baseball back and forth where projectiles litter the screen and each player has to ensure they nail their counter. This was the case during the Street Fighter League: Pro-JP 2021 Good 8 Squad tryout event between Muramasa's Gill and Melon Soda's Cody.

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Does Street Fighter 5's Arcade Mode hold a clue to the final DLC character?

Arcade Mode was a late addition to Street Fighter 5 with the release of Arcade Edition in 2018, and it may now hold a piece to the puzzle in the game's final mystery.

Taking a closer look at the various Arcade routes available in Champion Edition may help clue us in on the identity of SF5's last DLC character.

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Which characters and players have the most Capcom Pro Tour wins season by season? Part 2

Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's competitive scene has brought together thousands of players from nearly every country on the planet with the aspirations of showing their strength and perhaps even reaching the highest of heights in Capcom Cup.

Earlier this week, we dug into SF5's Capcom Pro Tour events during its first three seasons over 200+ tournaments to determine which players and characters had the most wins, and now we're going to continue that project with the last three years of competition — plus reveal the top players with the most victories across all seasons.

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