What you need to know
- Yoshinori Ono has worked at Capcom for 30 years and has been a producer on the Street Fighter series since 1998.
- Today, Ono announced that he is leaving Capcom.
- Street Fighter V is continuing to receive new DLC through Fall 2021.
Yoshinori Ono has worked as producer on the Street Fighter series at Capcom for 30 years. Now, he's stepping down. Ono made the announcement via a Twitter post, where he said that he is leaving the position this summer.
Street Fighter V first launched in 2016. Since then, the game has grown substantially with new characters and updates. Five new characters are being added through Fall 2021, including Akira Kazama from Rival Schools. Street Fighter V has currently sold over 4.5 million copies since its release.
Capcom has experienced a resurgence of success over the past couple of years, with 2018's Monster Hunter World climbing to over 16 million copies sold per Capcom's recent Q1 results, the highest-selling Capcom title ever.
Just like in the Arcade
Street Fighter V: Champion Edition brings together classic and new characters for different challenges, story mode and more, including the Arcade Mode, which is themed after past games.
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