Street Fighter 5 producer Yoshinori Ono has said Capcom does not intend to drop support for the fighting game anytime soon, in fact planning support for the game until 2020.

The Street Fighter 5 roadmap is "not just a 1-2 year thing,” Ono told Famitsu (via an EventHubs translation). “We’re looking pretty far ahead… We’ve planned out as far as 2020 or so."

He added: "I’d be happy if we could [make titles other than Street Fighter]. But first, we’d have to solidify Street Fighter V as an eSports title. I said in the beginning that we’ve seen a higher number of entrants than we had in the Street Fighter IV era, but we’d like to heighten that even further. The more people participate, the bigger tournaments we can host, and the more people are going to watch."

It's not entirely clear what Ono means when he talks about a roadmap planned out until 2020. Whether or not this will equate to regular DLC and game updates remains to be seen.

Street Fighter 5 didn't live up to the hype, launching to a backlash from fans because of server issues and a perceived lack of content. The game has now sold around 1.5 million units worldwide, but has fallen way short of the success seen by its predecessor.

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