A new DLC character is now available for Street Fighter V Arcade Edition, the latest entry in the series now available on PC and PlayStation 4 in all regions.
The character was announced by executive producer Yoshinori Ono as the weekend’s Capcom Cup closed out the game’s season and arranged to launch its latest season. Capcom likewise announced an update for the game that conveys balance changes for the game’s other 32 characters.
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“Kage, the Embodiment of the Satsui, rises in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. Available now! Manifesting due to Ryu’s rejection of the Satsui no Hado, Kage hungers for power to prove Ryu is nothing without him,” reads Capcom’s official description of the character.
The update additionally brings with it new moves for F.A.N.G, Vega, Chun-Li, Abigail, and M. Buffalo, as indicated by the press release. At long last, the company said that the Capcom Pro Tour Street Fighter Esports 2019 season commences on March 15.
You can watch the reveal trailer for Kage above, while a more in-depth breakdown and analysis of the character can be seen here on YouTube.
The Satsui no Hado living within Ryu became sentient, apparently, and has risen as Kage, which implies shadow in Japanese. “Kage lives to prove Ryu is nothing without him and seeks to challenge Akuma and Sagat, two of Ryu’s most notorious rivals,” Capcom said.
Kage’s moveset is a great deal like Evil Ryu’s from Street Fighter 4 he has that cool axe kick, however there are a few contrasts. His ground Hadoken doesn’t make a traditional fireball, his air Hadoken flies on a level plane noticeable all around, and his hurricane kick rotates only once and delivers just a single kick.
His V-Trigger I is a teleport move (this can likewise be utilized in the air as an air dash for garish combos). His V-Trigger II is an attack useful for keeping up the pressure and for dropping blocked compasses.
Kage’s Critical Art is Ryu’s chin-smashing super from past Street warriors with a Kill Bill bend. He’s likewise got a Raging Demon attack, yet he can just do this while in V-Trigger II.The character will cost PlayStation 4 and Steam players $6.