Chun Li from the Street Fighter franchise is officially a Power Ranger!
As part of the hit mobile fighting game from nWay and Lionsgate, the Chun Li Ranger will morph into action in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars. Chun Li will use her phoenix-powered abilities as a Power Ranger as the newest character in the Power Rangers universe.
Gamers can download the Chun Li Ranger as a playable character beginning now, as well as purchase returning Street Fighter characters that include Ryu, Guile, M. Bison, Cammy, Akuma, Chun-Li, and Ryu Ranger.
The Chun Li Ranger is a brand character created in partnership between nWay, Capcom, and Hasbro’s Power Rangers creative team. Chun Li channels the powers of the Blazing Phoenix, able to set her opponents ablaze with her powerful blue phoenix fire.
With a Kasairyuu (Volcano Kick), a Houohmai (Phoenix Dance), and a mighty Senhoukyaku (Thousand Phoenix Kicks), foes won’t be able to take the heat of the world’s newest superhero.
The Street Fighter and Power Rangers crossover first kicked off in May 2018 where Ryu was introduced as a Power Ranger, known as the Ryu Ranger. Since then, the character’s popularity has spawned the creation of the Chun Li Ranger, the first female Street Fighter character to become a Power Ranger.
First released in March 2017, Power Rangers: Legacy Wars is available for download on iOS and Android. With a wide array of characters already made available, nWay has plans to continue expanding the character roster to include nearly every Power Ranger ever!
Street Fighter™ Character Chun-Li Becomes a POWER RANGER in POWER RANGERS: Legacy Wars
Introduction of Chun-Li Ranger also brings back all prior Street Fighter characters for sale
SAN FRANCISCO – November 15, 2019 – POWER RANGERS: Legacy Wars, the popular mobile fighting game by developer nWay in partnership with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced the introduction of Chun-Li Ranger as a playable character starting tomorrow. The accompanying trailer details how the legendary Street Fighter™ character Chun-Li and the POWER RANGERS join forces to combat her arch nemesis M. Bison and his army of evil Rangers, as well as her transformation into Chun-Li Ranger.
Chun-Li Ranger is a brand new character created by nWay in partnership with Capcom and the POWER RANGERS creative team. Street Fighter characters first crossed over into Power Rangers: Legacy Wars last spring and marked one of the most successful events in the game’s three year history as it introduced Ryu Ranger, a POWER RANGERS: Legacy Wars exclusive character where Ryu received a Power Coin and morphed into a Power Ranger. Now filled with the power of the Blazing Phoenix, Chun-Li’s moves can set her opponent ablaze with blue phoenix fire. Flip in with a Kasairyuu (Volcano Kick) into Houohmai (Phoenix Dance), activate your super to unleash a brutal Senhoukyaku (Thousand Phoenix Kicks), then toy with your foe as they deal with the heat.
As part of Chun-Li Ranger’s introduction to POWER RANGERS: Legacy Wars, all prior Street Fighter characters—including Ryu, Guile, M. Bison, Cammy, Akuma, Chun-Li, and Ryu Ranger—will be available for sale in-game once more.
Play as Chun-Li, along with a robust cast of iconic fighters, in the latest installment of Capcom’s Street Fighter franchise in Street Fighter™ V: Arcade Edition, available now exclusively for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. Visit http://www.streetfighter.com/ for more information.
nWay is the game studio behind Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, Power Rangers: Legacy Wars and ChronoBlade. The company’s proprietary engine makes fast-paced, synchronous multiplayer gameplay possible across multiple gaming platforms. Based in San Francisco and Seoul, nWay is comprised of leading developers and senior executives from Sony, Electronic Arts, WB Games, LucasArts, Kabam, Nexon and NCSoft. Collectively, the team has contributed to over a dozen hit mobile, console, and online games, including Marvel Contest of Champions, Injustice, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Dominations, FIFA, Battlefield Online, Lineage II, and Warhammer. nWay is backed by Ridge Ventures, March Capital, Baseline Ventures, Translink Capital, and WI Harper. For more information, visit www.nway.com.
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