Street Fighter V will launch on February 16th, 2016 according to Gematsu, whose source is a cached copy ofÂ eurogamer.pt. It’s likely this information will be revealed during Sony’s press conference at Paris Games week today and eurogamer broke an embargo. We will see if this is the case soon as the press conference will be starting at 10:00am PDT.
Also revealed is the addition of Dhalsim as a fighter. He becomes the fifteenth character to join the roster with a final fighter for launch still to be announced. The game will be launching with 16 characters and more will be added as DLC post-launch. You will apparently be able to purchase these DLC character using in-game currency that you earn through fighting and completing challenges.