Ono Teases Next Street Fighter V Character Reveal

By on May 21, 2015 at 9:55 am


Although we’ve only just been introduced to M. Bison in Street Fighter V, troll extraordinaire Yoshinori Ono couldn’t help but jump on Twitter and tease fans about an upcoming character.

According to the Capcom executive, the next character they plan to reveal happens to be someone we haven’t seen for some time. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say this automatically rules out anyone who showed up in Street Fighter IV and its subsequent updates, which leaves us with quite a few choices.

An official character popularity poll held back in 2013 may hold the answer to Ono’s hint. In the worldwide results, characters that both ranked high and haven’t been seen in awhile include Karin, Q, R. Mika, Alex, Urien, and Ingrid.

Could Alex finally make his return to the main Street Fighter series? Will players be able to taunt their way to higher defense with Q? As with much of Ono’s teasing, we’ll likely have to wait some time to find out the answer, but feel free to speculate in the comments below.

Source: Yoshinori Ono, translations courtesy of USD, special thanks to Emezie Okorafor for bringing this to our attention.