Update: Capcom has clarified that this was just a tentative release window and was not an official annoncement.
Capcom have let slip the anticipated release date for their next Street Fighter sequel, Street Fighter V. The news comes in a PAX East merchandise advertisement, which casually mentions the the release window for both PC and PS4; both versions featuring cross-play functionality.
“Everyone is fired up for Street Fighter V,” says the Capcom website. “coming to PS4 and PC next Spring.”
Street Fighter V was unofficially announced no less than three months ago, after Capcom mistakenly uploaded a trailer for the game early.
A couple of days after the incident, Capcom decided to get on with formally confirming the game’s existence, with a demo of the a game in action at last year’s PlayStation Experience. Importantly, the series will continue to be available for PC, with an interesting relationship with the PS4 version being forged with the introduction of cross-play functionality – allowing players from both platforms to fight against each other.
Check out the first pro-match on Street Fighter V:
With the reveal of the intended launch window, we can expect the fighting game to be available sometime in early 2016.