Capcom brings back more classic world warriors for Street Fighter 5, including the forthcoming release of Street Fighter Alpha‘s Rose April 19th. But next fighter coming to Capcom’s flagship battle is Oro, who debuted in Street Fighter 3 and will join SF5 list this summer. He will look familiar to fans of the series, but one thing that sets Oro apart this time is that he always wears the pet turtle.
In the Street Fighter 3 battles, Oro fought with one hand tied behind his back. Capcom explained that the old hermit deliberately held back in street fights because he was so powerful. Despite being more than 1
Instead of tying his arm in place, Oro has chosen a new way to occupy his off-hand: He carries his pet turtle at all times – sometimes he lets this wrinkle friend sit on his head. It’s a cute solution that you can see in the video above.
This video also shows Rose in action, focusing on her use of tarot cards (one of her V-Skill talents) to improve her combat skills and return her Soul Satellite skill from Street Fighter 4.
Nakayama and Street Fighter 5 producer Shuhei Matsumoto also teased the next one next character coming to the game: Akira Kazama, from Capcom’s Rival Schools series. You can see her in action in the video below.
Rose, Oro and Akira all come in Street Fighter 5Season 5 content rollout, which also includes the new imitation game Eleven and an unannounced fifth grade. Dan Hibiki is also part of season 5, and was released in February.
Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, the latest version of the four-year-old fighting game, is now available for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. It includes the 40 characters that were released before season 5.