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Update: Street Fighter 5 server maintenance now underway to add in Gill, V-Skill 2 and Season 5 content

Update: Street Fighter 5's servers are now down for maintenance. You can go ahead and download the 24.308 GB patch on the PlayStation 4 version.

Earlier: Capcom Cup may be done and over with now for 2019, but the night is still young for all of the Street Fighter 5 players around the world hoping to get their hands on the new content coming very soon.

The official Street Fighter 5 Server Status Twitter account reveals that server maintenance for the game is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. PT tonight and last until midnight PT to assumedly update the game to Version 5.0.

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V-Skill 2 breakdown for every character in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Every character in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition (soon to be Champion Edition) will be receiving a new V-Skill 2 later tonight when the patch drops. New information is surfacing about these abilities.

At the character select screen, each player will be prompted for the choice of V-Skill and V-Trigger before starting the match. Before the update launches, here's a breakdown of all the new V-Skills that are being added to the game.

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Gill, V-Skill 2 and Season 5 balance update releasing tonight, December 15, for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Following the wrap of Capcom Cup 2019, Yoshinori Ono took to the stage alongside Kenny Omega to reveal the trailer for Seth in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition though we won't need to wait long to try out the other content coming to the fifth season of the fighting game.

Gill, V-Skill 2 for each of the current 39 characters and the season 5 balance patch will launch later tonight, December 15, though they do not appear to be live just yet.

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Seth revealed for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Seth has been unveiled to be the Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition's 40th character. Like Gill, Seth has served as a final boss character during a previous Street Fighter entry.

This Doctor Manhattan and Silver Surfer lookalike's gimmick is that he has able to copy the special techniques of other fighters that he comes across. In Street Fighter 4, Seth had access to Dhalsim's heavy punch (with long-ranged stretching included), Dhalsim's teleport, Zangief's command grab, Guile's (or Nash's) Sonic Boom, Chun-Li's head stomp kicks, Akuma's dive kick, the Shoto Dragon Punch, Urien's Chariot Tackle, and many more attacks.

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Chaos Bringer, Narmaya, Soriz and Djeeta to release in March and April for Granblue Fantasy Versus, 2nd DLC pass containing Belial also confirmed

Granblue Fantasy Festival was taking place this weekend, and CyGames decided to go all out with their announcements for the upcoming Granblue Fantasy Versus.

The game will be releasing in February this year, and we've known for a while that it will have DLC support, but the amount and timeframe hasn't been known until now. With two trailers released today, they first detailed the two villain characters that will be entering the fray โ€” Chaos Bringer and Belial โ€” and then had a video showing almost the entire first character pass, while also confirming that there will be a second pass, which Belial will be part of. You can find images of the reveals below.

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Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition Gill introduction video released

Capcom has just released the latest Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition character introduction video. The Street Fighter 3 Third Strike boss character, Gill, makes his grand return as a playable character in Street Fighter 5, and this showcase provides a bevy of information about the elemental leader of the Illuminati.

Capcom UK Community Manager, Matt Edwards, gives viewers the rundown on what Gill is all about in this iteration of Street Fighter. If you're wondering whether or not Gill is the right character for you, be sure to click on through to the introduction video.

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Leroy Smith gameplay and Ganryu trailers released for Tekken 7, will be released on December 10 โ€” Newcomer Fahkumram also revealed

Bandai Namco revealed during the Tekken World Tour Finals 2019 what the rest of their Season 3 DLC will look like including two new characters.

Returning fighter Ganryu will be joining Leroy Smith with the Version 3.10 update on December 10th, 2019 while newcomer Fahkumram will be coming at a later date.

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Soul Calibur 6 World Tour 2020 announced, first stop at EVO Japan

Bandai Namco has been running successful fighting game world tours now for a number of years with Tekken and more recently Dragon Ball FighterZ, but now it appears as though another pillar will be joining the collection next year for the competitive scene.

Professional Soul Calibur player and community leader Kayane announced today the Soul Calibur 6 World Tour 2020 with the first stop on the brand new circuit beginning with EVO Japan 2020.

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Broly 'DBS' releases for Dragon Ball FighterZ December 5, Dramatic Finish scene versus Gogeta shown off

After months of teasing and mini reveals, we finally know when the new Broly will be joining the cast of Dragon Ball FighterZ... even though we kinda already did before.

Bandai Namco released a new trailer for Broly (DBS) today prior to the grand finals of Red Bull Japan Saga 2019 revealing some more gameplay, a look at the Dramatic Finish versus Gogeta in action and confirming that the big boy Saiyan will be dropping on December 5.

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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Version 2.0 full patch notes

The time is finally almost arrived for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle to receive it's biggest update yet with the launch of Version 2.0 / Special Edition later this week on Thursday, November 21.

Arc System Works has now released the giant list of patch notes for BBTAG Ver. 2.0 online for players ahead of its release which you can check out below.

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Soul Calibur 6 Version 2.00 patch notes released

Yesterday, Bandai Namco revealed that Soul Calibur 6's second season of content would be dropping next week on November 25, and now we can see the massive amount of changes the developers will be making for the fighting game for its second year.

The publisher / developer has released the full and expansive Version 2.00 patch notes for Soul Calibur 6 including new moves for every character, brand new mechanics, balance changes for days and a rework of the Reversal Edge system.

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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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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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Faust teased for 'Guilty Gear Strive'

Faust has been teased for the upcoming Guilty Gear game that will be releasing in late 2020. The title of the game was also revealed to be "Guilty Gear Strive."

Unfortunately, no gameplay was shown for Faust. Like many other characters revealed so far, we only got a quick look at his animations.

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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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Sindel gameplay trailer released for Mortal Kombat 11

After days and weeks of teasing images, clips and other brief glimpses, the day is finally upon us where we can see our undead queen in action for Mortal Kombat 11.

NetherRealm Studios released a new gameplay trailer for MK11's next DLC character in Sindel, so we can see how the queen of scream fights and takes apart her foes after missing a game.

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