Game Overview / Synopsis

Street Fighter is a long-running 2D beat ’em up series popularised in the ’90s that still has a dedicated following today.

Two players face-off against one another as they attempt to whittle away each other’s health bar to zero.

There are a host of different playable fighters to choose from, each with their own fighting styles, special moves and super abilities.

The latest game in the series is Street Fighter V.

Game Specifications

Platforms: PC, PS4
Typical game length: 1-2mins
Players: 1v1
Genre: Fighting
Latest game in series: Street Fighter V
Price: Around £20
Publisher: Capcom
Notable tournaments: Evo, ESL One, DreamHack, Capcom Pro Tour, Capcom Cup
Popularity: 1.4m+ sales of Street Fighter V, over 35m sales across the series overall
Twitch: 2.8m hours watched in October 2016 across all viewers
Launched: February 2016 (Street Fighter V)
Pegi age rating: 12
Other Pegi info: Violence in a sporting context, mild bad language