Street Fighter 5 Summer Update 2021 Reveals Release Date for Oro and Akira, Luke is the Final Character for Season 5

Street Fighter 5 Luke Gameplay

The Street Fighter 5 Summer Update 2021 event just concluded, and it reveals the release date for Oro and Akira, and announces that Luke is the final character for Season 5,

With lots of gameplay footage and character information delivered during this stream, Capcom has showcased what powers and skills the next two DLC fighters will show off as they join the SF5 roster! Check out the gameplay for Oro and see how he fights against himself in a mirror match that demonstrates his abilities!

As for Oro’s background, Capcom details what the returning Street Fighter 3 character will offer via press release.

After a long journey away, Oro the wandering hermit from the Street Fighter III series is returning in Street Fighter V ready to share his wit and wisdom with anyone who’s interested. Wearing a modest purple robe and brown rope belt, Oro swaps his pet turtle between his right and left hands as a way to challenge himself and maintain a balanced fighting style. Oro retains many of his original moves and adds a handful of new ones for Street Fighter V, making him an immensely powerful fighter for players to master.

Next up is a fan favorite character from Capcom’s other brawler series Rival Schools — the high school biker lady fighter Akira! She’s got a lot of moves that pay homage to the 3D fighting game series that is essentially a spin-off of the Street Fighter universe, and you can check out how she kicks butt alongside her older brother Daigo in this gameplay footage!

Here’s Akira’s overview from Capcom’s official press release.

Making her highly-anticipated Street Fighter debutAkira Kazama began her fighting game career in the Rival Schools series, which began in 1997. In Street Fighter VAkira dons her trademark black biker gear and prides herself on being the strong, silent type. That said, her playstyle speaks volumes when she’s at close range, but she’s also equipped with some long-distance moves that will leave her opponents thinking twice about straying too far. With plenty of new tricks up her biker gloves, Akira has been studying up and will be ready to school anyone who crosses her path.

Also, check out both fighters matching up against one another in this video below.

As the Street Fighter 5 Summer Update states, players will be getting their hands on Akira and Oro starting August 16 as part of the Season 5 DLC content and Premium Pass!

But wait there’s more… Check out the reveal trailer and see the reveal of the brand new fighter called Luke!

As described by the Street Fighter team, Luke is going to represent the future of Street Fighter going forward — and as the last character to join the roster before they officially wrap up Street Fighter 5, he looks more than ready to take on any challengers that come his way! Here’s what the developers have to say about the 45th character of SF5 via press release.

Revealed by Street Fighter V Director Takayuki Nakayama and Producer Shuhei Matsumoto during Summer Update 2021, Luke is the fifth character for Season 5 and marks the final fighter added to Street Fighter V, bringing the total roster to 45. This brand new character will help expand the world of Street Fighter and provide fans with a glimpse into the future. Based off the brief gameplay video that was shown, Luke is a fighter that specializes in moving fast and hitting hard, so opponents will need to be on high alert and brace for impact. More backstory information and gameplay details will be shared leading up to Luke’s November 2021 release.

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Street Fighter 5 is available to play on PS4 and PC.

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