2nd Impact was really what New Generation was meant to be. They even had some sprites for Akuma, Hugo and Urien...
with this in mind I think Arcade will be the following:
SF1: Ryu, Ken, Birdie, Sagat (S3) (boring... should have been Eagle but meh...)
SF2: Ryu, Ken, Guile, Chunli, Zangief, Dhalsim, Blanka (S3), Cammy, Balrog, Vega, Sagat (S3), Mbison, Akuma,
SFA: Ryu, Ken, Guile, Chunli, Zangief, Dhalsim, Blanka (S3), Cammy, Balrog, Vega, Sagat (S3), Mbison, Akuma, Birdie, Nash, Karin, RMika, Sakura (S3)
SF3: Ryu, Ken, Chunli, Akuma, Alex, Ibuki, Urien, Oro (S3), Necro(S3)
SF4: Ryu, Ken, Guile, Chunli, Blanka(S3), Zangief, Dhalsim, Cammy, Balrog, Vega, Sagat, MBison, Akuma, Sakura (S3), C.Viper (S3), Juri
SF5: Current Cast + Season 3 (Sagat, Blanka, Oro, Necro, Sakura, C.Viper)
Total Endings as follows: SF1 (4) + SF2 (14) + SFA (18) + SF3 (9), SF4 (16)+ SF5 (34)
= 95 so I must be missing something...
I reckon there will be more than 6 characters this season, maybe even 10. Some of them might be free upgrades to arcade edition (Say 4 least popular ones), whereas the other 6 will be paid.
My guess will be the following if its 10 characters. Sagat, Blanka, Sakura, Oro, Necro, C.Viper, Eagle, Q, Gen, Cody. This isn't too bad a line up, mixture of interesting characters and return of popular/in demand characters.
I hope we don't get any more alpha characters unless its Cody.
New York, NY (October 6, 2017) — Madison Square Garden officially announced today that it is set to welcome the sixth annual “Grapple at The Garden” wrestling dual meet on Sunday, December 10. A total of nine colleges and universities, including top ranked Division I, II, and III Programs – Virginia Tech (Atlantic Coast Conference Champion, Division I), Stevens Institute of Technology (Centennial Conference Champion, Division III), New York University (University Athletic Association Champion, Division III) – will take to the mat inside The Theater at Madison Square Garden.