For better or worse, the online grind is where most players (even some of the pros) get a majority of their practice time. Multiple users over at r/StreetFighter have gathered character data from the top ranks of Street Fighter V to see which style dominates online.
Here’s the original thread, and the graph created from it by BrassHunky:
and user sentient_petunias put the same data together in a easier to read bar-graph:
Inspired by this, user by _FIREPOWER_ gathered data from Gold Ranks in this thread, as well:
There’s some obvious trends here that correlate to common complaints about the current character balance:most notably, the drop off of Ryu the further you go up the ranks. Are there any other placements that surprise you in these lists?