Capcom Supports Breast Cancer Research with New Street Fighter V Costumes

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Street Fighter V is teaming up with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), the largest private funders of breast cancer research in the world, to offer all-new themed costumes for playable characters Chun-Li and Ryu. These special edition pink-hued charity costumes are designed to bring more awareness and support for breast cancer research. The two BCRF costumes for Chun-Li and Ryu will be available globally in the PS4 and Steam versions of Street Fighter V for a limited time, beginning on October 12th, 2021, and ending on November 12th, 2021. The costumes will be offered individually each for $5.99 USD or both together for $9.99 USD, with 100% of proceeds received going to breast cancer research.

Every 14 seconds, somewhere in the world, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. Globally, breast cancer causes the greatest number of cancer-related deaths among women—with an estimated 685,000 women this year alone. But thanks to research, progress is possible. In the U.S., deaths from breast cancer have declined by 40 percent since BCRF was founded.

“This year, breast cancer became the most common cancer worldwide, impacting 2.3 million people,” said BCRF President and CEO Myra Biblowit. “The need for better, more effective treatments have never been greater. We’re grateful for the opportunity to highlight this critical need through Capcom’s wide reach. Through this partnership, we are poised to make a direct and tangible impact on advancing lifesaving science—together.”

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