Yoshinori Ono resigns from Capcom Vancouver

Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono has quit Capcom.

I resigned from the director position about Capcom Vancouver,” he said on Twitter. Thanks good staff of Capcom Vancouver, and Dead Rising staff.

I had take some time, I think over very carefully about next things. I’d like to watch TV for Brazil World Cup before thinking it.”

The move comes just a week after Ono was forced to deny claims from Capcom president and COO Haruhiro Tsujimoto that Street Fighter V is trying to steer away from making the next game such that skilled players will win, but unskilled players will lose almost instantaneously” by allowing users to power up their characters via paid-for DLC.

Ono subsequently said that the SFV news today about a pay to win model is not accurate and isn’t something we’re planning for.”

It is unclear if the two incidents are in any way connected.

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