Road Fighter 5’s fifth season kicks off Feb. 22 with the discharge of Dan Hibiki, the primary of 5 new characters promised for Capcom’s flagship combating recreation. However Season 5 of Road Fighter 5 can even embody a brand new, beforehand unannounced bonus character, Eleven.
Eleven, a precursor to Road Fighter 3’s Twelve, is among the stranger issues we’ve seen in Road Fighter 5. It’s a mimic character, and when gamers choose Eleven, it’ll select a random fighter to mimic and select a random V-Talent and V-Set off. It’s barely totally different from the random choose characteristic in Road Fighter 5; Eleven decides which fighter will probably be as gamers load into battle, so the randomization shall be a shock to all concerned. In battle, Eleven will take the form of different avenue fighters, however retain its bubble gum-like look.
Right here’s how Eleven, as Ryu and Chun-Li, will seem in-game:
Eleven shall be included as a part of Road Fighter 5’s Season 5 Character Move ($24.99) and Premium Move ($39.99). Each passes grant entry to the fifth and remaining season’s new characters, which embody Dan, Rose, Oro, and Akira from Capcom’s Rival Faculties sequence. The fifth character coming to Season 5 has not been revealed but.
Throughout a streamed presentation on Thursday, Capcom confirmed off Dan’s new strikes, and previewed the sport’s subsequent fighter, Rose from the Road Fighter Alpha sequence. Capcom additionally revealed a brand-new mechanic coming to Road Fighter 5 referred to as V-Shift, which the developer described as follows:
This new defensive mechanic lets you get out of powerful conditions. It may be executed at just about any time in a match at the price of one bar of V-Gauge and if timed accurately, will assist you to execute a totally invincible backdash that slows down time for a brief interval and lets you plan your subsequent transfer in opposition to to counter your opponent’s assault. This transfer can be invincible to throws, so it’s an extremely efficient defensive choice throughout many conditions! When you efficiently time a V-Shift, you’ll regain half of your used V-Gauge bar.
V-Shift, a brand new spherical of balancing for all 40 characters, and a brand new model of the grid coaching stage are all coming to Road Fighter 5 on Feb. 22, alongside the launch of Season 5. For extra particulars on the sport’s new additions, take a look at the Road Fighter 5 winter replace video beneath and browse extra particulars on the PlayStation Weblog.