SAN MATEO, Calif.— June 7, 2011— Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced the digital upgrade of Super Street Fighter® IV with Super Street Fighter® IV: Arcade Edition for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®.The add-on is now available as a download via Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network and PlayStation®Network. The entire Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition experience will also be available as a standalone product at retailers across Europe on June 24 and North America on June 28.
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition brings the total roster to 39, adding four new characters into the battle with Evil Ryu, well-known twins Yun and Yang from Street Fighter® III, and an all new character, Oni. Each with their own unique move sets and super combos, these new characters are beautifully rendered in the trademark Super Street Fighter art style. All the returning characters in the roster have also been rebalanced, from subtle changes such as recovery speeds to more drastic hit box alterations.
The updated Replay Channel allows players to share their favorite battles with other players and makes it easier to watch matches for the best“Street Fighters” available. The Replay Follower allows tracking for 5 favorite players with notifications when new replays are available from this set. Proud players can distribute their data to up to 50 friends via the My Channel Advanced feature. Matches by featuring the best-of-the-best can be viewed on the Elite Channel where players can watch replays of the top players by filtering out matches with lower scores.
Now available as a download via Xbox LIVE for 1200 Microsoft Points or PlayStation Network for $14.99/£11.99/€14.99, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition delivers the ultimate vision of Street Fighter. Existing Super Street Fighter IV owners will still be able to play online against Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition via a free downloadable update.
For those who still haven’t jumped into the world of Street Fighter, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will be available as a retail product including all the characters and features of Super Street Fighter IV along with the Arcade Edition upgrade for an MSRP of $39.99. Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition is rated“T for Teen” by the ESRB.
For more information about Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, please visit: press.capcom.com and www.capcom-unity.com.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil ® , Street Fighter ® , Mega Man ® and Devil May Cry ®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.
Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Capcom, the Capcom logo, Devil May Cry, Mega Man and Resident Evil are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Microsoft, Windows, Xbox, Xbox360, Xbox LIVE and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.