Street Fighter V Season 5 begins: Dan and Rose join the fight
It's hard to believe that Street Fighter V is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week (February 22). Capcom recently revealed that the next winter season update 5 for Street Fighter V will bring new fighters and features to the game, including fan favorite Dan Hibiki.
Other new features set for update herison 5 of the game include a new V-Shift mechanic, a free stage, and another new fighter named Eleven.
Dan Hibiki is back in the Street Fighter series with his classic films, such as the fireball Gadoken and the Koryuken uppercut. His new move for Street Fighter V is the “Danretsuken,” which is a multi-punch punch that sends his opponent flying through the air, and the EX version gives players an option for an even bigger combo.
Rose is also back with her Soul Spark, which she can now use in the air. One of her new techniques for her move set is an anti-aircraft move called Soul Bind, where she can throw her scarf in the air to bring her opponents back to the ground. His V-SKill I technique is Soul Fortune, which allows R dare to use tarot cards that will offer him
V-Shift, which will be part of a free in-game update, is also available new for season 5 this month. It's part of the V-System and is designed to help players get out of sticky situations. With the cast of a V gauge measure, players can perform a totally invincible backdash that will slow down time for a brief period, so players can plan their next counterattack move. If accurately timed, V-shift will allow players to recover half of their used V-Gauge bar.
A free bonus character for the Winter Update is a brand new character named Eleven. Eleven will be available as a free bonus character for players who purchase a Season 5 pass. Eleven is a prototype for Twelve from Street Fighter III, and it hasthe ability to shape change into other characters. It was created by Gill's secret organization.
If players are still new to Street Fighter V, they can check out a free trial version that runs until February 22. This is a trial version of Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, and contains all the characters from season 1 to 4.
Street Fighter V Season 5 update
Street Fighter Season 5 of V premieres February 22. You can watch a video with a full preview of the Winter Update and Free DLC here:
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