Two pink costumes were released today for Chun-Li and Ryu in Street Fighter V in order to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The fundraiser is in collaboration with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The announcement of the charity event was made on Oct. 6 with a link to a Tiltify page for donations.
All proceeds received from these costume purchases will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation!
— Street Fighter (@StreetFighter) October 6, 2021
All money raised from these purchases will be donated to the foundation with a guaranteed minimum donation from Capcom of $25,000, according to their press release. Street Fighter V has sold over 46 million copies as of June 30, 2021, the press release said. The game is currently finishing up its final season of downloadable fighters with the recent release of Akira and Oro. The final character will be a new fighter named Luke who will be released in November 2021. Capcom released a statement about the pink ribbon event.
Capcom aims to support breast cancer research and awareness efforts through leveraging its well-known fighting brand
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation was “founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder,” according to the press release. The organization says it is the largest private funder of breast cancer research in the world.
All proceeds received from the costume purchases, with a minimum commitment of $25k, will be donated!
— Street Fighter (@StreetFighter) October 12, 2021
The skins can be purchased through Steam or the Playstation Store as a bundle for $9.99. The skins can also be purchased individually for $5.99 if so desired. The limited-time skins will be available only from October 12, 2021, to November 13, 2021.