• Publisher: Capcom
  • Release Date: Feb 16, 2016
  • Also On: PC
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  • Summary: Birdie and Charlie Nash make their return to the Street Fighter universe, where they join classic characters like Ryu, Chun-Li, Cammy, and M. Bison. Many more new and returning characters will be added to the diverse roster, offering a wide variety of fighting styles for players to chooseBirdie and Charlie Nash make their return to the Street Fighter universe, where they join classic characters like Ryu, Chun-Li, Cammy, and M. Bison. Many more new and returning characters will be added to the diverse roster, offering a wide variety of fighting styles for players to choose from. New Strategies and Battle Mechanics: Highly accessible new battle mechanics, which revolve around the V-Gauge and EX Gauge, provide a new layer of strategy and depth to the franchise that all players can enjoy. V-Trigger: Unique abilities that use the entire V-Gauge, giving players the opportunity to inflict damage when activated. V-Skill: Utility skills (such as evasion) for each character that can be activated at any time. V-Reversal: Unique counterattacks that use one stock of the V-Gauge. Critical Arts: Ultimate attacks that use the entire EX Gauge. For the first time in franchise history, the online community is unified into a single player pool, allowing for even more rivalries to be born. [Playstation.com]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 53 out of 80
  2. Negative: 0 out of 80
  1. Feb 15, 2016
    95
    If you are a Street Fighter fan, and are looking forward to seriously competing in this console generation’s great fighting game franchise, then your time has arrived.
  2. Feb 15, 2016
    90
    The next step in fighting games' mechanics, but a step backward on game modes.
  3. With its new gameplay elements, user-friendly controls and style, Street Fighter V has turned into a 'must-play' fighting game that we are all looking for.
  4. Feb 15, 2016
    80
    Street Fighter V paves the way for the future of Capcom’s legendary fighting game series—but it’s also a release that’s relying on near-future updates in order to feel like a finished product. Once they come, however, this should really be something special.
  5. 75
    As of the time of this review, Street Fighter V is a showcase of potential, but little else.
  6. Feb 21, 2016
    70
    ​As a fighting game Street Fighter 5 has ​potential, especially thanks to the new mechanics in the battles. It is challenging, but it does not really show as the game feels unfinished and does not have enough modes and content.
  7. 50
    Street Fighter V is easily the fighting title I’ve had the most fun playing in my 20 years of gaming. That’s also why the overall package is such a disappointment. Instead of getting a feature complete, content filled package, we’re instead left with a bare bones offering that doesn’t even have the basics of the genre. The gameplay is phenomenal, with the enhancements being a natural progression of the series, but you have so few ways to experience it.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 88 out of 457
  1. Feb 16, 2016
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Street Fighter V is a game with one the best gameplay experiences and online modes of its category. But the lack of solo modes will disappoint the casual gamer. Expand
  2. Feb 2, 2020
    9
    SFV has become an incredible fighter since its flat launch. With updates aplenty and refinements. Champion edition launches this month. GrabSFV has become an incredible fighter since its flat launch. With updates aplenty and refinements. Champion edition launches this month. Grab it. 40 characters 36 stages, various music etc. It's now a premier fighting game. Looks and sounds amazing. Expand
  3. Feb 17, 2016
    6
    si no fuera fan de la saga street figther le daba un jodido 0 el online esta fatal y tengo 10 megas!!!!!..
    y el modo arcade donde esta??????
    si no fuera fan de la saga street figther le daba un jodido 0 el online esta fatal y tengo 10 megas!!!!!..
    y el modo arcade donde esta?????? no lo puedo creer yo no tengo tanto tiempo de jugar online y aparte ya se me va a acabar la membresia de play station network y despues de eso que? ya no lo voy a poder jugar decentemente!! a menos que compre otro año de psn!! no tengo tanto dinero!!.. MUY mL CAPCOM!!!
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  4. Feb 16, 2016
    2
    A lot can be said on how this is pretty much a bad release with the least content of all the series and feels slower but i'm gonna go aheadA lot can be said on how this is pretty much a bad release with the least content of all the series and feels slower but i'm gonna go ahead and be the first and say that it was dumb to keep in the breast physics. Expand
  5. Feb 20, 2016
    1
    This has got to be one of the most barebones releases I've ever seen, I keep seeing the usual fanboy excuses such as "more content is comingThis has got to be one of the most barebones releases I've ever seen, I keep seeing the usual fanboy excuses such as "more content is coming later" which isn't good enough. When a game is released it should have at least some form of content, this is just pathetic.

    An absolute disgrace of a game, even for Capcom this is a new low.
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  6. Nov 25, 2018
    0
    Я, как обладатель базовой версии этой игры, сильно разочарован в компании CAPCOM. Спасибо за "обрубок" игры, мне она больше не нужна. Мусор.Я, как обладатель базовой версии этой игры, сильно разочарован в компании CAPCOM. Спасибо за "обрубок" игры, мне она больше не нужна. Мусор.
  7. Feb 16, 2016
    0
    yet another Capcom joke, yet another unfinished-bare bones waste of money product made by the company. This company on the verge of extinctionyet another Capcom joke, yet another unfinished-bare bones waste of money product made by the company. This company on the verge of extinction no doubt! I'm die-hard SF fan since the very beginning and always supported all the games so far no matter what but i never imagined that i will consider a SF game as utter trash one day. It seems they did nothing during the "beta" progress., all they offer is "Training + paid online MP" and oh yeah an empty disc which is worth for 60$

    For gameplay, this game is clearly designed for casual players. Damage ratio is ridiculous, combos and targets are so easy to perform. Even "brand new" mechanics cannot save the game from being noob-friendly core gameplay, how shame. At this point, the game isn't offer anything that pro players will satisfied with it. Not only lack of offline game modes, but weak core gameplay as well.

    And lastly, did i mentioned upcoming DLCs are already confirmed as "paid" ?? Well this is Capcom game after all, deal with it. *lol*

    Many great fighting games out there which has better online mode such as: Killer Instinct, Mortal Kombat, Guilty Gear..But SF has the most broken online mode atm.

    This is the most bare bones (and worst) SF game I've ever seen ask for full price. The game not even has "vs. CPU" mode, can't believe it. Even the alternate costumes that they recently showed off aren't usable until March, when the in-game store is opened.

    This is a rushed, budget title unfortunately, not like the previous one (SF IV). It's just developed because of Sony's greedy demands. Don't waste your hard earned 60 bucks for this garbage game, try other fighting games which is give you more contents and fun. Play on..
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