Game Trivia

  • R. Mika's tag team partner is Yamato Nadeshiko, another wrestler who works for the same wrestling organization. Her appearance and background date back to a volume of the Capcom Secret File released in 1998.

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  • This game marks the return of Charlie, Birdie, Rainbow Mika, and Karin, all of whom haven't been seen in a main Street Fighter game since Alpha 3 in 1998.

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  • Sodom was originally considered for the roster, but Capcom found it too difficult to fit him back into the story.

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  • An advertisement bearing Fei Long's face appears on the bus in the Bustling Side Street stage. As Fei Long is canonically a movie star, the advertisement explains his absence as a playable character in this game.

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  • This game marks the return of Alex and Urien, both of whom last appeared canonically in 3rd Strike. Both characters were also featured in relatively obscure spin-off games; Alex was in Tatsunoko VS Capcom, and Urien was in Street Fighter X Mega Man.

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  • A poster of one of Fei Long's films appears in Chun-Li's room in her first story mode scene. This is another reference to his canon career as a movie star and his subsequent absence from the game.

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  • Going by Mel's canon age and appearance, the story takes place at least a year after Super Street Fighter IV, but before Street Fighter III: New Generation.

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  • Necalli was originally meant to eat his opponent's bodies after winning but Capcom felt that this was too mature so they made Necalli eat their souls instead.

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  • A character based on Momotaru from Capcom's puzzle game Pirate Ship Higemaru was considered as a playable character for the game. Birdie was chosen over him in the end, however. Momotaru was instead given a profile in the Street Fighter V character guide in August 2016.

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  • The game originally had a more realistic look during it's early stages of development.

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  • The idea of a fighter who uses poison in the Street Fighter games was originally considered during the development of Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike, when the team members had a debate on including Remy (a character with a playstyle similar to Guile's) or a different, poison-using character.

    Capcom eventually decided to implement this idea with the SFV newcomer, F.A.N.G.

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  • Aside from Pullum Purna in the non-canon Street Fighter EX games, Rashid is the only Middle Eastern character in the series story.

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Famous Quote

  • Urien: I'll forgive your insolence by taking that body of yours.

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  • Abigail: Good power. But fix that engine first. Then we can talk.

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  • F.A.N.G.: It seems the stupider the target, the less effective my poison is.

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  • Sagat Generic V-Comments

    1. "...Weakling!"
    2. "I am king! None shall defeat me!"
    3. "Use your defeat to rise again!"
    4. "Let's see how brave you really are."
    5. "I am the king!"

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  • Additional Costume ("Mega Man"): Ryu

    [Dan's Summary]
    Obviously a Capcom collaboration involving the Mega Man series makes perfect sense. So his Mega Buster fires a hadoken instead? How cool is that?!
    It looks a bit surreal if you ask me, but personally, I can make any outfit look good!

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  • Character: Guile

    [Dan's Summary]
    Guile's back, and even more morose than his Street Fighter II day's: he's practically as hardened as Zangief's glutes! Of course, the question on all our minds is whether he'll reunite with his old buddy, Nash. I can't wait to find out!

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  • Character: Alex

    [Dan's Summary]
    Finally, the fighter that fans around the world have been waiting for: Alex!
    Younger than he was in Street Fighter III, I wonder what sort of role he'll play this time... I'm getting excited just thinking about it!

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  • Vega Survival Mode

    Easy: "Time to hunt!"
    Normal: "I will give you a beautiful death."
    Hard: "No need to be frightened. It will be over soon."
    Extreme: "I'll show you the ultimate beauty!"

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  • M. Bison Survival Mode

    Easy: "The mighty Bison is here to administer last rites."
    Normal: "True despair will be engraved on your worthless body."
    Hard: "I will give you death!"
    Extreme: "Time to meet your death, vile insect!"

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  • Nash Survival Mode

    Easy: "End your suffering."
    Normal: "Sorry, but I can't guarantee you'll live."
    Hard: "I'll teach you the pain of death."
    Extreme: "No future..."

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  • Cammy Survival Mode

    Easy: "If you interfere, then no mercy."
    Normal: "Beginning mission."
    Hard: "Don't underestimate me."
    Extreme: "Eliminate all obstacles!"

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  • Additional costume ("Cannon Spike"): Cammy

    [Menat's Wisdom]
    "This costume's from Cammy's appearance in Cannon Spike, isn't it? I hear she flew through stages on those wheels like an elegant bird. Wish I had some, too. I'm sure I'd be just as elegant... Then again, maybe not!"

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  • Zeku Generic V-Comments

    1. "Not peak nor valley. A good balance lies within. Strive for equity."
    2. "A thousand battles. And, a thousand victories. Know thy enemy."
    3. "Even a long life, is but a moment in time. Waste not, precious time."
    4. "Youth, all but fleeting. Time, in the blink of an eye. Wait not, and waste not."
    5. "Drink wine from a cup. Be it stone or diamond. The flavor, unchanged."

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  • Chun-Li Generic V-Comments

    1. "There's no shortcut to getting strong, only daily training!"
    2. "Whoops! I really went all out there, I might have overdone it a little..."
    3. "My kicks were taught to me by my father. Don't take them lightly!"
    4. "You're stronger than this!"
    5. "Sorry!"

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  • SFII Ryu

    "And the winner is... huh? Where'd he go?!"
    His back turned towards the champions podium, a man can be seen walking to his next challenge.

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  • Akuma Generic V-Comments

    1. "I am the one true Master of the Fist!"
    2. "This will be your death!"
    3. "So spineless, and yet so naive. Die!"
    4. "You're no match for my fists!"
    5. "Messatsu!"

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  • SFI Cody

    When the nefarious Mad Gear gang kidnapped a girl, they unleashed in her boyfriend a wild fury that never abated until he'd claim everything they took back.

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  • Ken Generic V-Comments

    1. "Say, you're not too shabby! Granted, I still won this one..."
    2. "Does it sting? That's the power of a martial arts champion!"
    3. "I'm dedicating this win to Eliza and Mel!"
    4. "If it's revenge you're after, come and get it any time!"
    5. "I did it!"

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  • SFI Ryu

    The young challenger Ryu stands before the Muay Thai emperor, Sagat. When all is said and done, the emperor is left with a deep wound in his chest, and within his heart.

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  • Ryu before a match: "This is the path of my destiny!"

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  • Ryu Generic V-Comments

    1. "I will keep on fighting. I know the answer lies ahead."
    2. "The path to becoming a true martial artist never ends."
    3. "What I seek is a use for my power beyond fighting."
    4. "I will never forget this fight."
    5. "Prove yourself."

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  • Ken before a match: "Come on! Let's turn up the heat!"

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  • Laura before a match: "Boom! That's how you start the fight and finish it quickly!"

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  • Chun-Li before a match: "Wanna see my Kung Fu? I'll show you."

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  • SFI Ken

    Under their master's tutelage, the two young warriors train relentlessly. Their fights will continue today, tomorrow, and we'll into the future...

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  • SFI Birdie

    "That was a good fight, kid. Now, let's eat."
    Birdie shows his softer side during his wild street days, treating the impoverished trainee Ryu to a meal.

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  • SFI Balrog

    Balrog defeated the emperor, and the crowd cheered for him.
    "You did it, Mike!" "Way to go, Mike"
    "Waitaminute... That's not me!"

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  • SFI Abigail

    A violent storm engulfs Metro City. A certain towering figure can be found at the center if it.
    "Ah ha ha ha ha! Vroom vroom!"

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  • SFI Zeku

    The times are changing. Martial arts must change with them. Zeku welcomes into the Bushinryu a new, sneaker-wearing ninja.

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  • SFI Sagat

    The scar on Sagat's chest is a permanent reminder of his bout with a young fighter... It also marks the start of his journey to becoming the true king...

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Connection to Other Media

  • Chun Li's Critical Art does 37 hits. This is a shout-out to Evo Moment #37, the famous YouTube 3rd Strike video taken at Evolution 2004, in which Daigo Umehara perfectly parried Justin Wong's Chun-Li Super Art.

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  • When set on Color #2, Karin's alternate costume is a shout-out to Roll from the Mega Man series.

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  • Laura is the older sister of Sean, a playable character and Ken's student in Street Fighter III.

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  • The Hillside Plaza stage is based directly on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. However, the famous Christ the Redeemer statue is replace by a giant FIFA World Cup trophy.

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  • In story mode, Karin receives information about an old hermit and Senjutsu master who fights with his dominant hand sealed. This is a direct reference to Oro, who last appeared in 3rd Strike. He is canonically one the strongest fighters in the series and a future mentor for Ryu.

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  • In story mode, one of the messages on Rashid's social media feed is from Hakan_Oil. Hakan is a Turkish oil tycoon and playable character in Super Street Fighter IV.

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  • R. Mika's V-Reversal is visually identical to the Stone Cold Stunner, which was Steve Austin's iconic finishing move.

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  • The wrestling magazine Zangief is reading in story mode has the same cover as the Street Fighter Alpha 3 volume of the Capcom Secret File, which was released in 1998.

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  • In his prologue story mode, one of the text messages on Rashid's social media feed is from H.W.A._Epic. This is a reference to Hugo's endings in both Ultra Street Fighter IV and 3rd Strike, in which Hugo and Poison team up and start the Huge Wrestling Army.

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