Street Fighter V Offering New Themed Costumes for Charity

Dress up for charity.
Dress up for charity. Capcom

Street Fighter V has teamed up with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Under the agreement, the game is offering new themed costumes for Ryu and Chun-Li. The special edition costumes have a pink hue to bring more support and awareness for breast cancer research.

The two costumes are set to be available on PC and PlayStation 4. Each costume is priced at $5.99 though players can buy them together for $9.99. All proceeds will fund breast cancer research with a guaranteed minimum donation of $25,000. This promotion is available for a limited period from October 12 to November 12.

BCRF President and CEO Myra Biblowit revealed in a statement that breast cancer has in fact become the world’s most common cancer. So, there is a greater need when it comes to better and more effective treatments. Biblowit went on to say that they are happy to have been given the chance to put focus on this important need through Capcom.

Official Audio Partner

Capcom had also announced that ASTRO Gaming is the official headset and mix amp of the Street Fighter League: Pro-US 2021. This means that ASTRO Gaming’s products and branding are going to be leveraged in both production and competition. There’s also a new “ASTRO Listen-In” segment that highlights the communications between players.

The Street Fighter League: Pro-US 2021 is a 3v3 Team Battle tournament that features Street Fighter V: Champion Edition. It has six teams of three players each battling it out for one year to determine the champion.

The tournament format involves one character ban at the beginning of each match. So, teams need to come up with a new strategy if their best player can't use their best character.

The tournament is streamed weekly every Thursday on these channels:

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition was released in February 2020 and introduced changes like the second V-Skill.

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