“Street Fighter V” Set To Drop Feb. 2016

Street Fighter V

Following a number of trailers and character reveals, Capcom has finally announced a release date for Street Fighter V.

The latest installment of the iconic fighting game is set to launch on Feb. 16 across Europe and North America.

In addition to the announcement, Capcom also revealed that yoga-inspired fighter Dhalsim will appear in the game, alongside previously confirmed characters: Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Cammy, Vega, M. Bison, Birdie, Charlie Nash, Necalli, R. Mika, Rashid, Karin, Zangief and Laura.

Other news included the addition of six new characters to be added over the course of 2016, bringing the total roster up from 16 at launch to 22 by the end of next year. Also, gameplay content, costumes, new challenges and balance system updates will be continually made available throughout 2016 and beyond.

Pre-order Street Fighter V now at Amazon.com.