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Brawlhalla x Street Fighter adds M. Bison, Luke, Sakura, Ken, & Dhalsim to the game

Brawlhalla X Street Fighter Artwork
Brawlhalla X Street Fighter Artwork (Image credit: Ubisoft)

What you need to know

  • Brawhlalla has a new crossover with Capcom's Street Fighter.
  • M. Bison, Luke, Sakura, Ken, & Dhalsim are all included.
  • The new update includes a new Street Fighter map and more.

Brawlhalla, the hugely popular free platform fighting game for iPhone and iPad, has a big new update that includes a collab with Capcom — adding some of Street Fighter's best characters to the game.

The crossover is actually the second between Capcom and Ubisoft, with this one bringing M. Bison, Luke, Sakura, Ken, and Dhalsim to a game that already included Ryu, Chun-Li, and Akuma. Dubbed Epic Crossovers, the new skins are joined by a new map, new voiceovers, and more. The new skins are based on existing characters in-game — Ubisoft explains:

In Brawlhalla, M. Bison, Luke, Sakura, Ken, and Dhalsim mirror the abilities of Thor, Cross, Lin Fei, Petra, and Rayman, respectively, and will stay in Mallhalla after the event ends

That's right, Rayman and Dhalsim will forever be linked in your head from now on! The characters do get new, custom lock-in animations and dedicated Roster spots, too.

These new Epic Crossovers feature custom Signature effects with VO lines, two new Weapon Skins each, custom lock-in animations, and dedicated Roster spots. The event also brings a new Street Brawl Map, Bustling Side Street, which is also featured in the Brawl of the Week.

That new map, Bustling Side Street, is based on Street Fighter V and will be immediately familiar. There are a ton of other improvements and tweaks as part of this update and you can learn all about them on the Brawlhalla website.

Those who already have Brawlhalla installed will see the new update ready and waiting for them in the App Store. For everyone else, you can download the game (opens in new tab) now — it's free, and you absolutely should!

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Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.