More details are now available for Street Fighter V. First off, the official box art for the videogame has been unveiled. Preorder the game right now on Amazon with this page. You can check out the image, plus the first official screenshots, below this paragraph.
A few executives from the exclusive partnership also commented on the game. Matt Dahlgren, the Associate Director of Brand Marketing and eSports for Capcom, said in a press release sent to us that his company and Sony shared a “mutual belief” when it comes to the fighting genre. He then hint that the announcement is just one of many steps for the next-generation installment of Street Fighter:
Throughout all of our discussions with Sony Computer Entertainment, it is clear that we share a mutual belief that the fighting genre has a huge opportunity for growth. The announcement today is just the first step, of many, in creating the next generation Street Fighter experience our fans have been asking for.
Adam Boyes, the Vice President of Publisher & Developer Relations for Sony Computer Entertainment America, also chimed in by saying that it was “huge undertaking and an honor” making Street Fighter V a console exclusive for PlayStation 4. He also stated that they can’t wait to show off more:
Partnering with Capcom to deliver one of the most popular video game franchises of all time as a console exclusive to our PlayStation family is a huge undertaking and an honor we take incredibly seriously. We can’t wait to show Street Fighter and PlayStation fans what we have in store for them.
Street Fighter V is also coming to the PC along with the PlayStaiton 4. It will support cross-platform play. An official release date announcement should be coming soon.