Capcom announced, that Street Fighter 5 is in development in Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4.
“Our goal with the next generation of Street Fighter is to take our beloved fighting game franchise and bring it to our fans in the best way possible,” said Bochan Kim, producer at Capcom, in a press release from Epic. “In order to fully deliver on that promise, we know we have to incorporate the latest and greatest technology available, which is why we partnered with Epic Games to power Street Fighter V using Unreal Engine 4.”
“This opportunity to help the development team using Unreal Engine 4 for the new title is a great honor for Epic, and I couldn’t be more proud,” said Taka Kawasaki. “Support staff” from both Epic Games Japan and Epic’s headquarters in Cary, North Carolina, are helping Capcom get the most out of the engine, according to polygon.