Players can look forward to Street Fighter V content in Free Fire coming this July
SINGAPORE – June 2, 2021 – Garena today announced a global collaboration with Capcom to bring Street Fighter V content into Free Fire. The crossover unites two of the video games industry’s biggest hitters and continues Garena’s strategy to create fresh gaming experiences for the Free Fire community through collaborations with some of the world’s most well-loved brands.
Here comes a new challenger! Street Fighter arrives in Free Fire this July
Free Fire players can look forward to seeing Street Fighter fan favorites Ryu and Chun-Li when the collaboration goes live in July. Ryu and Chun-Li will be accompanied by plenty of exclusive content and experiences, including a full interface reskin, new activities, and plenty of themed collectibles.
“Street Fighter revolutionized fighting video games. It is a franchise many of us grew up with, playing as its iconic characters like Ryu and Chun-Li,” said Harold Teo, Free Fire Producer at Garena. “Bringing a part of Street Fighter into Free Fire and welcoming Ryu and Chun-Li to Bermuda is something our players will enjoy.” Catch the Free Fire x Street Fighter V collaboration reveal video:
Builds on Free Fire’s global collaboration strategy
Garena’s collaboration with Capcom builds on its strategy to continue expanding the Free Fire experience through collaborations with some of the world’s most recognizable brands. Most recently, Garena announced collaborations to bring international football super Cristiano Ronaldo and the Japanese anime series Attack on Titan into Free Fire.
Street Fighter is a fighting video game franchise developed and published by Capcom and is one of the world’s highest-grossing video game franchises of all time. It has sold 46 million units worldwide as of March 31, 2021. Street Fighter V was released for the PlayStation 4 and PC in 2016.
Free Fire is an immersive battle royale game created specifically for mobile gamers. Developed and published globally by Garena, Free Fire achieved a record high of over 100 million peak daily active users in 2020.
Garena is a leading global online games developer and publisher. Free Fire, its self-developed mobile battle royale title, was the most downloaded mobile game in the world in 2019 and 2020, according to App Annie.
Garena is run by passionate gamers and has a unique understanding of what gamers want. It exclusively licenses and publishes hit titles from global partners – such as Arena of Valor, Call of Duty: Mobile, and League of Legends – in selected markets globally. Garena champions social and entertainment experiences through games, enabling its communities to engage and interact. Garena is also a leading esports organiser and hosts some of the world’s biggest esports events.
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Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including groundbreaking franchises Resident Evil™, Monster Hunter™, Street Fighter™, Mega Man™, Devil May Cry™ and Ace Attorney™. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Tokyo, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com. ©CAPCOM CO., LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED