Capcom has finally revealed that Luke will be its final DLC character for Street Fighter V: Season V. He is a brand new fighter in the franchise, set to make his Capcom debut in SFV.

The announcement took place during Capcom鈥檚 SFV Summer Update 2021, where the game developer shared the official release dates for Oro and Akira, along with a new Tournament Mode.


Who is Luke and what are his special moves?

Luke鈥檚 design features a modern-day American fighter with mixed martial arts gloves, knee sleeves, and combat shorts.

He has a projectile and a dragon punch, which are the two staple moves in Street Fighter. Luke also has a cartwheel heel kick that hits overhead. 

Credit: Capcom (SFV Summer Update 2021)
Screenshot by Nigel Zalamea/ONE电竞

Street Fighter V鈥檚 newest fighter unlocks more attack options when he uses his V-Trigger. When it is activated, his forearms charge up, which improves some of his special attacks.

Credit: Capcom (SFV Summer Update 2021)
Screenshot by Nigel Zalamea/ONE电竞

The power-up allows him to extend his combos by launching his opponents into the air with his uppercuts or bounce them off the corners of the stage with his standing charge punches.

Credit: Capcom (SFV Summer Update 2021)
Screenshot by Nigel Zalamea/ONE电竞

Capcom even showed his projectile ex-fireball going through Ryu鈥檚 Hadouken, followed by what looks like his V-trigger special attack.



What is Luke’s release date for SFV?

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According to Street Fighter V Producer Shuhei Matsumoto, 鈥渉e will be released this November.鈥

Oro, Akira, and SFV鈥檚 new Tournament Mode will be available on August 16 in the next update of the Season V DLC.


Capcom teases future plans for the Street Fighter franchise

Street Fighter V is filled with fighters from previous versions of the franchise, including characters from other Capcom owned games.

With the new character announcement, Street Fighter V Director Takayuki Nakayama shared that “Luke will give us a glimpse into the future.鈥

Luke joins Ed, Falke, F.A.N.G, G, Kage, Laura, Necalli, and Rashid as characters that made their Capcom fighting game debut in Street Fighter V.

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