Street Fighter 5’s director wanted the roster to be similar to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Everyone is Here approach including all legacy characters – EventHubs
Street Fighter 5’s more than doubled its launch roster of 16 characters over the past four years, but there was apparently once a chance that number could have been much, much larger.
Takayuki Nakayama, SF5’s director, recently took part in an interview with Spin alongside producer Shuhei Matsumoto where he revealed they thought about beating Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to the punch with the ‘Everyone is Here’ approach to include all characters from the series’ long history.
“I wanted to bring back…