Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono departs Capcom after 30 years

Street Fighter series executive producer, Yoshinori Ono, is stepping down after “almost 30 years” at Capcom.

Ono thanked the many people he’s worked with over the years, but did not give a reason for his departure. Unverified rumours imply he is stepping down from the series due to internal conflict on the direction of the Street Fighter franchise (thanks, VGC).

“I’ve been with the Street Fighter brand for a long time, experiencing good times, bad times, and even non-existent times,” he wrote in a statement on his Twitter account. “My heart is filled with appreciation to those players who’ve been giving warm and kind support on the brand especially little over the past decade or so as all the activities on the Street Fighter brand regained sunshine and grew its liveliness.

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