Street Fighter V is a 2.5D fighting game and the fifth installment from the long-running Street Fighter series. The gameplay consists in a side-scrolling fighting and is the first in the series to feature the network cross-platform play play between PS4 and PC. This edition features the EX gauge and the stun meter from Street Fighter III: New Generation and new features like the V-Gauge, when is full you can execute three new techniques like V-Skills so you can make special attacks for each fighter, V-Reversals so you can counter attack using the same V-Gauge and V-Triggers so you can allow the fighter make a unique ability.
This game features eight original chatacters like Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Zangief, M. Bison (Vega in Japan), Cammy, Vega (Balrog in Japan) and Dhalsim; plus 4 characters returning from Street Fighter Alpha 3 like R. Mika, Birdie, Nash and Karin; plus 4 all new characters like Necalli, Rashid, Laura and F.A.N.G. plus 6 downloadable characters for post-release like Alex, Guile, Balrog (M.Bison in Japan), Ibuki, Juri and Urien making a total of 22 characters in this game.
Unlike previous versions, this is the only release of Street Fighter V as no updated versions or new releases with additional content were planned. Instead players buy the game once and after the initial purchase all additional content is added for free over time along with all balance and system adjustments.