It wouldn’t be an EVO without some character announcements. So Capcom used the occasion this evening to reveal the next two Street Fighter 6 characters. The return of Juri and Kimberly, a fighter making her series debut. Follow stoptechy
Both may be seen in action in the trailer below. Juri’s first move is one of the smoothest Akira slides. I’ve seen in a long time, and Kimberly is described by Capcom as a “spunky new ninja” with special moves involving spray cans and a walkman:
Of course, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen Kimberly, the Street Fighter series’ first playable African-American woman. She was hinted at in the game’s announcement trailer, and her entire design (together with Juri’s) revealed. In that image leak a few months ago.
Juri and the all new Kimberly
That leak is undoubtedly going to ruin a lot of these announcements in the future. At least a bit, but it has also piqued our interest in seeing more and Italy’s gorgeous new gladiator.
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