Before the COVID-19 global pandemic, most Street Fighter 5 tournaments were played with the PlayStation 4 version. Since competitors can now participate in online events using the PC version, players have become more aware of issues that are exclusive to PlayStation 4.
Thanks to the efforts of FGC Translated, we recently heard BST | Daigo Umehara̵
“By the way, today I played this game on PlayStation 4. It was a completely different game,” Daigo declared. “It’s so different that learning to play this game on your PC makes you weaker on the PlayStation 4 version. It can actually hurt your gaming on your PC. It’s just as different as Ultra Street Fighter 4 on Xbox and PlayStation 4. . “
In general, the PC version is often seen as the superior gateway to Street Fighter 5. It is interesting to hear Daigo say that the two want completely different games for each other. Daigo was even able to elaborate on a specific situation where the outcome of the match could be changed based on which version of the game is played.
“On PlayStation 4, I messed up Guile’s crouching heavy blows to the air,” Daigo continued. “It’s been a while since it happened. My reaction was okay, but hanging heavy blows still lost. I was like ‘Oh, not true. This used to happen. “
In the first half of the video, Daigo actually talked about how hopeless things are looking for Kage. Jump to around 5:50 to hear Daigo’s dialogue regarding comparison between PC and PlayStation 4.