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.


The legendary fighting franchise returns with Street Fighter V! Powered by Unreal Engine 4 technology, stunning visuals depict the next generation of World Warriors in unprecedented detail, while exciting and accessible battle mechanics deliver endless fighting fun that both beginners and veterans can enjoy. Challenge friends online, or compete for fame and glory on the Capcom Pro Tour.

Street Fighter V is available exclusively for the PlayStation 4 and PC. Through a strategic partnership between Sony and Capcom, the next generation Street Fighter experience offers cross-platform play that unites fans into a centralized player base for the first time ever. The path to greatness begins here: Rise up!

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

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