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Holiday-themed costumes for G, Poison, and Lucia now available for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition — here are the listed patch notes

A new patch is now available for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. This makes it possible to download the new holiday-themed costumes for G, Poison, and Lucia.

Unfortunately, the Holly Jolly Beatdown stage that provides a makeover for Abigail's stage isn't ready quite yet. We'll be gaining access to this stage later this month.

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Here's footage of Ryu, Ken, and Gill using second V-Skills in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

We got some incredibly exciting news just last night at the Capcom Pro Tour North American Regional Finals when Yoshinori Ono revealed that new secondary V-Skills are en route to Street Fighter 5 as part of the new Champion Edition update.

We'll need to wait until next month before we'll get this new update at home, (there will be a playable build for those attending Capcom Cup in December) but Capcom has shared some footage of Ryu, Ken, and the upcoming Gill using their second V-Skills.

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You're not required to purchase Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition to keep playing the game

I've been seeing some confusion today on if players will be required to buy the Champion Edition update of Street Fighter 5 to keep playing the game, and we can report this is NOT the case.

Champion Edition is an optional upgrade for Street Fighter 5, which is essentially a giant content bundle of most of the game's characters, costumes and stages that have been released since February 2016.

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition announced

At the North American Regional Finals on the Capcom Pro Tour, Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition was announced. It will be released on February 14, 2020, and pre-orders are set to open up at any time.

This game will have new V-Skills for the entire cast, and will round up a bunch of the game's content into one package.

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Gill announced for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

At the conclusion of the Capcom Pro Tour 2019 North American Regional Finals, a brand new character for "Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition" was revealed. Rejoice Gill fans, he has been announced as the next DLC fighter for Season 4.

Indeed, they're making the boss from Street Fighter 3 a playable character. More than likely, he'll (hopefully) be more balanced with the rest of the cast.

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Capcom Pro Tour 2019 North American Regional Finals results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Capcom Pro Tour 2019 Regional Finals for the North America region are happening this weekend, and it'll be going on in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

Notable players participating include REC|Punk, RB|Bonchan, Rohto|Tokido, CYG|Fuudo, NASR|BigBird, Mouz|Problem X, NVD|Phenom, UYU|OilKing, RZR|Xian, Mago, RB|Gachikun, Talon|HotDog29, NASR|AngryBird, Liquid|John Takeuchi, NuckleDu, CYG|Infexious, UYU|NL, Liquid|Nemo, iDom, FAV|Sako, UYU|JB, RB|Luffy, SB|801 Strider, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, AZ|Kichipa-mu, Bandits|MenaRD, Rise|Smug, Takamura, HIVE|Moke, CYG|GamerBee, Justin Wong, ASM|MisterCrimson, FAV|Ryuusei, DualKevin, END|Shine, Terrence, UYU|Kami, EQNX|Brian_F, Verloren, Rise|K-Brad, ElChakotay, XSK Samurai, iXA|StormKubo, W2W|Toi, Vitality|Hurricane, Tempo|Alex Myers and of course many more.

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DreamHack Atlanta 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

DreamHack Atlanta 2019 is happening this weekend, and as you might expect it'll be occuring in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

Notable players set to attend include eU|Samsora, TSM|Tweek, RB|Anakin, AMPLFY|Rangchu, Jimmy J Tran, PG|Marss, MVG|Mew2King, Talon|Kkokkoma, Disrupt|Shadow20z, GG|Saint, UYU|Jeondding, Liquid|Dabuz, Talon|Book, PG|Speedkicks, EQNX|Joey Fury, Yamasa|Take, PG|Esam, HLC|S2J, Liquid|Gen, Rogue|Light, WC|Sandstorm, NG-Obscure, RunItBlack, n0ne, LeoN, CuddleCore, GS|Pokchop, MVG|Salem, Cosmos, Trungy, MVG|DarkWizzy, OES|RFang, AXL|PartyWolf, CGL|Ninjakilla212, BxA|Xephukai, MVG|ScAtt, TG|MuteAce, BDG|ForeverKing and many more.

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Update: Which characters do you WANT to see announced for Street Fighter 5 at North American Regional Finals this weekend?

Update: You can check out the final results for our poll in the story below.

It feels like just yesterday Yoshinori Ono was up on the EVO mainstage before Street Fighter 5 finals to announce that more reveals for the game would be coming in November and December, but after months of waiting, that weekend foretold is finally upon us.

The North American Regional Finals for the Capcom Pro Tour 2019 is set to take place starting today where many fans are expecting / hopeful to see two new fighters revealed for Street Fighter 5. Which characters left sitting on the sidelines would we actually want to see added to the game at this point though?

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Rashid and Akuma overwhelmed but none of them made it into the top 8 of the Capcom Pro Tour 2019 North American Regional Finals

The Capcom Pro Tour 2019 North American Regional Finals is the super premier event for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition that's happening this weekend. As there are a ton of points on the line at the open premier, competitors like REC|Punk, RB|Bonchan, Rohto|Tokido, CYG|Fuudo, NASR|BigBird, Mouz|Problem X, NVD|Phenom, UYU|OilKing, and RZR|Xian were present.

This presented yet another opportunity to look at the character usage stats for a high caliber tournament. We'll be looking at which characters were the most successful in the top 48 portion of the bracket.

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Update: Monster Hunter Nergigagnte costume for Blanka announced for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

Update: Street Fighter's Japanese social media shared out a second image of Blanka's Nergigante costume showing what the dragon looks like covered in electricity which you can check out in the gallery.

Capcom has been tapping into some of their older and most iconic characters to bring in as crossover costumes for Street Fighter 5, but it's an especially rare day when the outfit is that of a monster and not a person.

Today, the company revealed Blanka's first crossover Extra Battle costume in SF5, and it is that of the giant dragon Nergigante from the Monster Hunter series.

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Here are Poison's Lady crossover costume colors and Easter egg variant in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition

Poison is quickly becoming one of the most popular gals in Street Fighter 5 to receive new costumes next to the queen Chun-Li and Menat with two dressed up looks available in less than a week.

The former Final Fight baddie just received her first crossover costume in SF5 as Devil May Cry's Lady, so now we can take a closer look at all of the color options available to us to use.

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You need more of Kanzukiryuu's art in your life

We featured the work of Chilean artist and FGC diehard Andres "Kanzukiryuu" Blanco in a post about one of Justin Wong's wedding gifts a few days back. Seeing just a sample of Blanco's art had us coming back for more.

We were able to round up a gallery of fighting game characters from both Street Fighter and Samurai Shodown, and have been absolutely blown away by these gorgeous digital doodles.

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A Street Fighter 5 character reveal is likely happening this weekend at NA Regional Finals, but do we have any leads as to who it will be?

More often than during Street Fighter 5's lifespan we've gotten a character reveal at the North American Regional Finals. This year, we're all but certain someone will be announced, but getting down to the specifics is proving rather difficult.

Street Fighter 5's roster is at a respetable 38 character count right now, and many of the most requested fighters from the franchise have already made their way in. We've been keeping an ear to the ground over the last few months, and have actually been hearing rumors about a few boss characters from Street Fighters past, though we're not so sure these are the newcomers the community as a whole is hoping for.

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Street Fighter League Season 2 results ft. NuckleDu, Punk, Samurai, 801 Strider, Sherryjenix, and more

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

After the success of the first season of the North American Street Fighter League, Capcom has given the green light for a second series of three on three weekly Street Fighter 5 battles.

Players from all over North America have been recruited via their performances on the Capcom Pro Tour, (captains) their winning of special SFL online tournaments, (online warriors) or internet voting campaigns (fan favorites). While the two top teams from Season 1 (Gale and Inferno) are returning, the other four teams will be formed via draft.

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Poison's Lady crossover costume from Devil May Cry is now available to use in Street Fighter 5

It's been four weeks, so among other things that come month by month, we now have a new Street Fighter costume we can take into battle.

Poison's first crossover outfit is available to unlock and play with as Lady from Devil May Cry 4 if you remembered to complete all four weekly missions — unless you're like some silly writer here who forgot to do week three and logged on today only to see that won't be happening any time soon.

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Move over Ryu, Chun-Li is the new Power Ranger in town now unlocking her Blazing Phoenix strength in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars

Last year, we got to see a cool and unexpected crossover take place in the realm of fighting games when Street Fighter characters became playable fighters in the mobile Power Rangers: Legacy Wars game.

Ryu even got the chance to morph into a Power Ranger himself, but now nWay has brought back the world warriors to their game once again while giving Chun-Li her own power coin to become her very own armored-up ranger.

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Is it finally time for Street Fighter to add a guest character from outside of the franchise to one of its main series games?

A common trend we've been seeing in the world of fighting games lately is the addition of guest characters. In recent years, major competitive fighting titles have gone about bringing in contenders from outside of their own series as playable characters (often as DLC), and doing so tends to generate excitement from fans, as well as bring something unique to the table.

Despite several triple-A fighting games taking the plunge and bringing in guests, one popular franchise has yet to follow in the footsteps of its competitors. Street Fighter has not yet had a guest character — excluding Final Fight as they share the same universe — join the playable cast of one of its main numbered titles, but is it about time for that to change?

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