Yoshinori Ono, the producer of Street Fighter and brand manager for Capcom, is leaving the company.
Yoshinori Ono, identified with Street Fighter, announced his departure from Capcom, where he worked for 30 years on Twitter.
According to the statement, the famous name of the game world will leave the company this summer. Ono did not give a reason for his resignation.
Street Fighter’s producer said in his announcement on Twitter:
“I’ve been with the Street Fighter brand for a long time, experienced good times, bad times, and even non-existent times… My heart is filled with appreciation to those players who’ve been giving warm and kind support on the brand, especially… over the past decade or so as all the activities on the Street Fighter brand regained sunshine and grew its liveliness.”
Ono also talked about the online Capcom Pro Tour. The event will be online this year due to the pandemic:
“I understand there has been some criticism about this particular format. However, I’m fully convinced that it is important to shed light on various hops by keeping the event even in this way.”