Street Fighter V August and September updates detailed - Gematsu
Street Fighter V August and September updates detailed
posted on 08.15.16 at 11:39 AM EST by (@salromano)
Capcom further addresses rage-quitting.

Street Fighter V

Capcom has shared details on the updates coming to Street Fighter V in August and September.

This month’s update will further address the rage-quitting issue that has been affecting online matches. Starting August 16, players who rage-quit will lose League Points and be locked out of online matchmaking for a set period.

The September update will add a number of features, including a VS CPU option, Daily Targets, colors for premium costumes, and more.

Get the details below.

■ Server Maintenance

Server maintenance will be performed on August 16 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. PT. During this time online features of Street Fighter V will not be available. Thank you for your patience.

■ August Update

Rage Quitting Penalty

We are aware of the Rage Quitting issue, and this update will continue our efforts toward resolving it. We will make a second update to the existing Rage Quitting system with stricter guidelines for players who disconnect before the match is over. Players who are penalized will lose League Points and be locked out of online matching for a set time. The update will be implemented after the maintenance on 8/16.

Since the initial Rage Quitting system rollout, we have seen a rapid decrease in rage quitting players, and we believe that this new update will reduce that number even further. That being said, we’re still working on implementing a new, more robust system that will address the issue more completely by early next year.

■ September Update

We have another big update containing new features in the pipeline for next month, so we wanted to give you a sneak preview of all the cool things to come in September!

Double Fight Money Event

Double Fight Money is happening! We appreciate your support for Street Fighter V, so we’re giving you the chance to double your FM earnings in Ranked Match! We will hold our first Double FM Event on the weekend of September 2-4th. Please stay tuned for more details!

Additional Features

The next September update will include:

  • VS CPU Option
  • Daily Targets – Daily challenges with Fight Money rewards!
  • Fighter Profile Updates!
  • Free colors for Season Pass holders – Colors 3-10 for Default and Battle costumes of the 6 DLC characters
  • Premium costumes will now include colors! – Colors 3-10 of the purchased premium costume
  • Color bundles available for purchase via FM or Real Money – All 22 Characters’ Default & Story Costumes Color Pack 3-10

And more to be announced!

Street Fighter V is available now for PlayStation 4 and PC.

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