Capcom's Street Fighter V is just three months away, but some fans are worried about what appear to be changes made to one of the game's female characters.

Her name is R. Mika, and the changes in question revolve specifically around when she slaps her butt during the start of her ultimate attack. Yes, that's a thing that happens. Whereas first trailers and gameplay footage for the character featured the animation, more recent looks at the character seem to show that the before-mentioned butt-slapping now happens slightly off-screen.

Some fans likely don't care, but there are more than a few that do. Responding to the controversy in an interview with Brazilian site UOL, Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono (in an interview translated by NeoGAF member Moraizen) says the change was brought up internally in an effort to minimize aspects of the game that may offend new players.

"We didn't make any change because of external influences," Ono says. "Those changes came up internally. We decided to remove that because we want the biggest possible number of people to play, and we don't want to have something in the game that might make someone uncomfortable."

He continues: "Probably we won't be able to remove everything that could offend someone. But our goal is, at least, to reduce that number as much as possible so that they think ‘OK, there is this issue here, but it is within the limits.' We want that everyone can play and enjoy without worrying about anything else."

It's great to see Capcom opening up about their reasons behind the changes, but such transparency is not likely to eliminate the concern of those who would have R. Mika return to her butt-slapping ways.

Street Fighter V arrives on PC and PlayStation 4 on Feb. 16, 2016.

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