[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

Super Street Fighter IV AE moving from GFWL to Steamworks soon

1:00 AM on 05.28.2014  ·  Jordan Devore@DtoidJordan
0

DLC from Games for Windows Live won't carry over

On Friday, Capcom will transition the PC version of Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition from Games for Windows Live to Steamworks, though "your GFWL enabled game will still function as normal for the foreseeable future," notes the company.

The process itself is straightforward: if you own the game through Steam, you'll be able to download a new version of Arcade Edition beginning Friday which will prompt you to copy over existing GFWL save data. Owners of the GFWL retail version of Arcade Edition will first need to register their copy on Steam using their original activation key before going through those steps.

There's just one major issue with the move to Steamworks: "both paid and free DLC [obtained through Games for Windows Live] will not be transferred over in this process," according to Capcom. DLC bought through Steam, however, will carry over.

Other companies have exceeded expectations in this situation. When BioShock 2 and the Batman Arkham games made the switch, folks who owned those games via GFWL were given free upgrades on Steam that included DLC, no questions asked. But, yeah, Capcom.

SSFIVAE GFWL to Steamworks Transition [Capcom-Unity]

\ We've blogged about this before: read (12) back stories 

 
 

Enlighten an uninformed cougar: FacebookTwitterRedditEmail
 

#Capcom #DLC #Fighting Games #Games for Windows #Microsoft #PC #Steam #Street Fighter
 
 
 
[x] advertisement
 
 


Jordan DevoreManaging Editor, Co-EIC // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts10201Posts1Blogs 14Following162Followers283

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more
Similar stories on Destructoid:
 
 


Dtoid is fighting adblockalypse without native ad article bullsh* thanks to Huge Members. Please give them sex or donuts:

ME4Twaffle
ME4Twaffle


Since 9:16 PM on 11.27.2006

User Avatar
Brotatoman


Since 7:46 PM on 11.26.2013

JackgarPrime
JackgarPrime


Since 4:54 PM on 11.01.2012

Apheros
Apheros


Since 11:31 AM on 02.28.2016

 

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.





Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!