Capcom: Yoshinori Ono, head of the Street Fighter series, leaves the company

Capcom: Yoshinori Ono, head of the Street Fighter series, leaves the company
Big change in Capcom with the news, arrived in these hours, that Yoshinori Ono leaves the company and his role as producer, responsible in particular for the Street Fighter series and the management of the competitive field of fighting games.

With a long message addressed directly to players and fans, Ono explained that 2020 was a very special year, also due to the spread of Covid19, of course. After mentioning the Capcom Pro Tour, which after many internal discussions will also be held for the year 2020 albeit in a rather different form, Ono says clearly that he will leave Capcom.

"I have been linked to the brand Street Fighter for a long time, going through good times, bad times and some practically nonexistent. My heart is full of appreciation for those players who have always given us great support, especially when, in recent years, the Street Fighter brand has returned to the original liveliness, "reads the message.

" Now, after being nearly 30 years at Capcom, I will be leaving the company this summer. This means I am resigning from my position as brand manager for various Capcom titles including Street Fighter. Other Capcom members in the new generation will continue to care for the Street Fighter brand and lead the World Warriors and I am convinced they will continue to make Street Fighter extraordinary. now to see how the new Street Fighter will evolve, now as a player. "

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