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  "The second half of 2020 begins."                                                    "Good luck to us all." 

August 5th, 2020
Capcom Reveals Akira from Rival Schools, Along with Rose, Oro, and Dan Hibiki for SFV: Champion Edition

Today, Capcom announced 4 out of the 5 new characters coming to Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Season 5, along with the full roadmap into 2021! First up, Dan Hibiki joins the game this Winter alongside a New Battle Mechanic, New Battle Balance, and the new CPT 2021 stage. In Spring 2021, Rose and her stage will be added. In Summer 2021, Akira from Rival Schools will make a guest appearance and will bring another a new stage. 

August 5th, 2020
SoulCalibur VI Ver. 2.20 and 2.21 Full Patch Notes

Bandai Namco has posted the full patch notes for SoulCalibur VI's latest update. In addition to the arrival of Setsuka and the new Murakumo Shrine Grounds stage (available to all players for free), Update 2.20 includes: Yasha Creation items set, battle adjustments, new functions in several modes, Character Creation mode updates, and more. Additionally, Update 2.21 fixes several other bugs. Read the full official patch notes inside! 

August 4th, 2020
PS4 Fightsticks & Pads will be Compatible with PlayStation 5

Before we know it, the 2020 Holiday Season will be upon us... along with the worldwide launch of PlayStation 5. (According to the latest leak, the possible PS5 release date could be Nov. 20th with the console priced at $499). If you're still on the fence about picking up a PS5 at launch, there's some good news that may entice fighting game fans looking to be PS5 ready. Sony's official PlayStation Blog confirmed that legacy PS4 fightsticks and pads will be compatible with PlayStation 5

August 4th, 2020
New TFG Affiliate: HIROAKI Official Blog, 2020 Buriki One Character Art

The Fighters Generation is proud to announce a new TFG affiliate: HIROAKI Blog! Old school SNK fans will immediately recognize the stunning and vibrant artwork of professional Japanese illustrator, HIROAKI, who most recently created official character art for games such as SoulCalibur VI and Deadly Premonition 2. As the lead artist of SNK's 1999 fighting game, Buriki One, HIROAKI has drawn and posted artwork for each character on their birthday to celebrate... 

August 4th, 2020
SNK Allstar Open Beta Now Available in Europe 

Action / Card Battle game, SNK Allstar, is now available for download on Google Play in Europe. The open beta for SNK Allstar has officially launched on Android and is available for anyone to try. SuperPrism Games is also offering some "Server Opening" in-game events where users can unlock Mai Shiranui and Yuri Sakazaki for logging in daily. Inside, take a look at another round of character artwork & animated GIFs from SNK Allstar

August 2nd, 2020
TEKKEN 7 and SoulCalibur VI Online Challenge Events Announced

During the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable stream, Bandai Namco announced official " Online Challenge" events for TEKKEN 7 and SoulCalibur VI. There are a total of 11 official online competitions announced TEKKEN 7, the first "pre-event" for North America kicking off in just two weeks on August 15th-16th (registration is open). The SoulCalibur World Tour website has 3 official tournaments listed so far, taking place in October and November. 

August 2nd, 2020
Online Fighting Game Event "ARCREVO Online 2020" Announced for October, Promo Art by Cygames & Konomi Higuchi

In the wake of COVID-19, fighting game competitions are adapting from large venues to online. Arc System Works announced two upcoming online events, one for North America and one for Japan. ARCREVO Online 2020 will host a major online competition in a variety of games, including: Granblue Fantasy Versus, GGXrd REV 2, Under Night In-Birth, BBTAG, etc. The Cygames illustration team and ArcSys designer, Konomi Higuchi, also created some awesome promo art for the event! 

August 2nd, 2020
Fighting EX Layer Rollback Netcode Update is Live

Legendary designer Akira Nishitani (Street Fighter II, Final Fight, SFEX) was present during this weekend's Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable to talk about the latest update for Fighting EX Layer. The game's latest update (1.14) will add Rollback Netcode to the PlayStation 4 version of the game, with early adopters already citing positive results to netplay. Arika's Ichiro Mihara also mentioned the team has an interest to add crossplay to the game... 

August 2nd, 2020
Samurai Shodown Season Pass 3 Confirmed, KOF XV News "Coming in the Near Future"

SNK Producer Yasuyuki Oda and Art Director Nobuyuki Kuroki were both present at the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable. Following this week's reveal that Honor of Kings guest character Gongsun Li will be joining Samurai Shodown (2019) for free, SNK confirmed that Season 3 of the game is in development. This good news means we'll see another wave of returning and new characters join Samurai Shodown. SNK also mentioned that KOF XV news... 

July 31st, 2020
Leo Whitefang & Nagoriyuki Revealed for Guilty Gear -STRIVE-, Coming to PlayStation 5

At the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable, Arc System Works revealed 2 new characters for Guilty Gear -STRIVE-. We finally get a closer look at the black samurai character who appeared in the debut trailer (and finally learn his name), Nagoriyuki. Veteran GGXrd fan-favorite Leo Whitefang also returns with an updated appearance and moveset! Check out the reveal trailers for both characters along with their official character artworks, inside: 

July 31st, 2020
TEKKEN 7 Season 4 Announced, New Moves For All Characters & Online Improvements

Katsuhiro Harada officially revealed Season 4 for TEKKEN 7 during the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable stream. The first confirmed detail for Season 4 is a major update to game balance which will add new moves for all characters. Also confirmed are unspecified Online Play Enhancements along with a new "TEKKEN Prowess" score which will be displayed on player profiles. After offering a positive and inspiring message, the Season 4 trailer...

July 31st, 2020
Setsuka Revealed For SoulCalibur VI Along with New Stage & TEKKEN Creation Parts

During the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable stream, Motohiro Okubo revealed returning fan-favorite character Setsuka for SoulCalibur VI. Confirmed in her reveal trailer, Setsuka will have her own Soul Chronicle story chapter and classic Creation parts. Some additional new Creation parts were also shown in the trailer, including some TEKKEN-themed content. Setsuka's Creation parts and the brand new "Murakumo Shrine Grounds" stage...  

July 31st, 2020
Samurai Shodown: NEOGEO Collection Now Available on PS4, Bundled with Samurai Shodown VI

Releasing on July 28th, Samurai Shodown: NEOGEO Collection has finally made its way to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The official PlayStation Blog recently posted an article on the compilation, once again detailing all of its features and visual enhancements. In addition to the 7 titles featured in the compilation, PSN is offering a special bonus by bundling in the PS2 Classic version of Samurai Shodown VI (Tenka) for anyone who pick up the game before Aug. 25th. 

July 30th, 2020
The King of Fighters: Awaken CG Movie Trailer

The Chinese studio behind the 2017 CG series, The King of Fighters: Destiny, iDragon Creative Studio is now making a full-length CG movie based on The King of Fighters series called The King of Fighters: Awaken. Acting as something like a sequel to KOF: Destiny, The King of Fighters: Awaken will take place during the Orochi Saga and retell some of its events. The first trailer features Goenitz, Kyo Kusanagi, and Iori Yagami. 

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