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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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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition version 5.012 patch notes include bug and balance updates

Servers are back up and Seth is now a part of the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition roster. Along with the new character are a handful of new patch notes for this version 5.012

Along with some general changes, everyone in the cast except for Lucia has been altered in some way. Most of these have to do with aspects like collision boxes and the way characters' central axis move during attacks.

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Seth is now available in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, servers back online

Street Fighter 5's 40th character is now available as Seth has officially joined the roster and servers are now back online.

Today's 20-gigabyte update is in preparation for upgrading Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition into the latest and greatest Champion Edition. This latest version includes the lion's share of all DLC content that has been added to SF5 over the past four years.

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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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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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EVO 2020 lineup revealed

Update: The full lineup has been revealed and you can view it below after the jump. There are eight main games and then a special eight-person Marvel vs. Capcom 2 tournament featuring four MvC2 EVO champs including IFC|Yipes, Justin Wong, Duc Do, and Sanford Kelly and four additional players who will be determined at a later date. You can now register for the event right here.

Earlier: Today is the big day as we'll soon learn which games will be played at this year's Evolution Championship Series.

Tournament Organizer, Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar, will be doing his yearly lineup stream to let the fighting game community know what to practice and be ready to compete in for the big dance slated for July 31-Aug 2 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

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EVO Japan 2020 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

EVO Japan 2020 is finally upon us, and it's taking place Chiba, Japan.

There are far too many notable players to count, but we've listed some of the notables set to compete this weekend right here: THY|Chikurin, Infiltration, Rohto|Tokido, ROX|Knee, RB|Arslan Ash, Yuttoto, SNB|Fujimura, AMTRS|Score, GW|Zackray, SST|Shuton, Liquid|Nemo, Kyamei, Momochi, BDG|BlueGod, EQNX|Ulsan, RB|Anakin, YOG|Machabo, Keev, Emujima, Mago, CYG|Daigo, Oplon|Skyll, UYU|Double, R2G|Kameme, Yamasa|Nobi, RB|Gachikun, Illusion|LostSoul, CO|Dogura, PG|Shen Chan, Domi, UYU|LowHigh, JDCR, Liquid|John Takeuchi, AMPLFY|Rangchu, NuckleDu, Mekasue, AZ|Kichipa-mu, Tea, KEN, Kuro, TG|Raito, UYU|NL, CO|Fenrich, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, Kome, T, SSNO|KojiKOG, ProtoBanham, SNB|Abadango, Lea, Choco, Umeki, Demise|Mr. E, Victrix|Cory Bell and of course many, many more as well.

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Samurai Shodown Season 2 trailer shows gameplay for Mina Majikina and Sogetsu Kazama, also reveals Iroha as this season's third character

After the top 8 of Samurai Shodown wrapped at EVO Japan 2020, we were treated to something special by SNK.

Although it had been announced way back at EVO 2019 a number of months ago that Mina Majikina would be joining the Samurai Shodown roster with its second season, this is where we finally got our first glimpse at her gameplay.

That wasn't all, though. The trailer also showed us the previously leaked Sogetsu Kazama, and unveiled that the third character of next season will be Iroha. You can find images from the video below.

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Haohmaru trailer released for Soul Calibur 6

After the spectacular top 8 of Soul Calibur 6 on EVO Japan 2020's main stage, we were treated to some new information from the game's producer Motohiro Okubo.

While he said that they're still working hard on developing guest character Haohmaru from Samurai Shodown and that they're going to need some more time before he's ready to release, he didn't leave us with nothing. Before leaving the stage, a trailer started showing the iconic samurai going up against Soul Calibur's very own poster boy ronin, Mitsurugi.

You can find images from the trailer below.

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Ultra Instinct Goku's first magazine scan appears online for Dragon Ball FighterZ

It seems as though we finally have our confirmation that Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3 is indeed happening, and it'll kick off with another playable version of Goku among the first new DLC fighters.

Ultra Instinct Goku's inclusion had been reported a few days ago, but now we have visual confirmation of what the transformed hero's look will be in DBFZ with the one-page scan of the latest V-Jump magazine in Japan revealing the character and also acknowledging how many Gokus there are.

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New Guilty Gear Strive trailer shows off Faust's creepy new look and gruesome gameplay

As we'd been alerted a while ago, the next Guilty Gear Strive trailer was going to be set to be shown at Frosty Faustings XII.

The event finally happened this weekend, and right after the top 8 of Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 wrapped, we were treated to our new trailer which showcased the gameplay of a more menacing looking Faust we first saw back at ArcRevo America last year.

You can check out some images from the trailer below.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass volume 2 revealed, six more DLC characters on the way

Six more DLC characters are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. During today's presentation, series creator Masahiro Sakurai shared the first details about what's to come after the initial five characters.

Fighters Pass volume 2 has been officially announced and will bring six new contenders into the ring — one more than last time.

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Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses revealed for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the next DLC character

Today during Nintendo's livestream, Masahiro Sakurai revealed that Byleth from the Fire Emblem franchise will be the next DLC character to arrive for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate this winter.

Byleth is the main protagonist of the latest Fire Emblem: Three Houses title on the Nintendo Switch with both the male and female versions available to play as along with four different weapons to use in battle.

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First Joker gameplay trailer released for Mortal Kombat 11

After over a month's worth of teases and jokes, NetherRealm Studios finally revealed the debut gameplay trailer for Joker from the DC Universe as he'll appear in Mortal Kombat 11.

This showcase provides a look at the various tools the Batman villain can use in combat. Differing from Injustice, it appears that Joker's gameplay now revolves around using his cane.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's next DLC character to be revealed January 16 in livestream with Masahiro Sakurai

After months of waiting, we now know when to expect to see the final character of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's first Fighter Pass, and it's coming very, very soon.

The Nintendo Versus Twitter account revealed this morning that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's next DLC character will be revealed and showcased on the morning of January 16 in a special live stream hosted by Masahiro Sakurai.

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Season 5 patch notes

Update: We've added additional and corrected patch notes for certain characters from both the CFN page and Ominous Games' data mining findings. You can find these additional notes under "Previously Unlisted" in each relevant character section.

Patch notes for Season 5 of Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition have been released by Capcom. As a result, the entire roster has essentially been buffed or nerfed.

Interestingly enough, it appears that every character in the game has received at least a 25 more health and an additional 50 stun. This should theoretically improve the duration of matches. The new average has essentially shifted from 1,000 to 1,025.

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