If you are passionate about arcade fighting and board games, your next obsession has its own name: Street Fighter V Champion Edition Legends, the new board game for up to four players with the official Capcom license and totally based on the video game of the same name. An irresistible treat for any fan of the World Warriors.
Whats the game about? The idea is as simple as it is interesting: you choose your favorite fighter, put the special attack cards on his card, display a board based on different Street Fighter V scenarios (more specifically, its story mode) and fill it with enemies and actions. following the instructions. Later, you choose a nemesis – the equivalent of bosses that will join the battle once you have cleared the level of enemies.
The interesting thing about the game, in addition to including figures and illustrations taken directly from the video game, is how a system of combos, action cards and health bars and special moves have been applied to the set to stay faithful to the ongoing games of Street Fighter V, with a new nuance: it is a cooperative game for up to four players.
Street Fighter V Champion Edition Legends It has been designed to be played between one and four players, so that the more people join the game, the more challenges and degrees of challenge are offered.
The price of the game is set at 72.27 euro (plus about $20 in shipping) with a planned release in March 2024. Although it is licensed by Capcom, it was promoted through Gamefound, obtaining its financing. in just three hours. However, its creators give facilities to all those interested in it:
From here, the big question. What is included in each game box?
- 12 fighters: Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Sakura, Zangief, Dhalsim, R. Mika, Karin, Ibuki, Birdie, Rashid and Laura, with their respective attack cards
- 4 character tokens to place the fighter and his attack cards
- 4 Nemesis: Gill, Korin, Juri or Seth, with their tokens and 18 specific cards
- 84 style cardsdivided into 6 decks of 14 cards.
- 24 enemies with 3 types of enemy card
- 6 scenarios (2 large and 4 small) with 4 battle condition tokens
- Tokens, markers and instruction manual, as well as 5 dice
In addition, and as a guide, it is estimated that the games have an approximate duration of 45 minutes.
And be careful, in addition to the basic set expansions with more fighters will be offered, nemesis and action cards, including one already announced based on the four Kings of Shadaloo and that will add a dozen characters, including Guile, Cammy, Blanka or M. Bison. Being able to reserve separately or together with the base game, costing the pack 110.82 euros plus shipping costs.
Definitely, even when it comes to offering post-launch fighters, the same experience is recreated as in the video game.