Capcom just dropped a bomb of information on us, so we’ll lay it all out for you in an easy-to-read format.
Capcom announces a Street Fighter IV expansion pack. Free at launch, this pack will include:
- a Replay Mode that lets you record and upload matches online
- two new points systems to measure your skill
- an enhanced tournament matching system
- GP, or grade points, which earn entry into more advanced tourneys
They’ve also announced Street Fighter IV DLC. Each of these alternate costume packs packs will cost 320 MS points or $3.99 on the PlayStation Network:
- 2/17 – Brawler Pack DLC Pack: Zangeif, E.Honda, Rufus, El Furete, and Abel.
- 2/24 – Femme Fatale Pack: Chun-Li, Cammy, Sakura, Rose, and C.Viper.
- 3/3/09 – Shoruken Pack: Ryu, Ken, Akuma, Gouken, and Dan
- 3/10/09 – Shadowloo Pack: Seth, M.Bison, Sagat, Balrog, and Vega.
- 3/17/09 – Classic Pack: Guile, Dhalsim, Fei-Long, Blanka, and Gen.
Finally, Bionic Commando has been confirmed for a May release for the PS3 and Xbox 360, with a PC version following soon after.
Also, don’t forget about the Street Fighter IV Launch event happening Feb 12, 2009 in Los Angeles. You could even win a copy of the game a week before launch there.
Be sure to check out our absolutely massive gallery of Street Fighter IV images featuring many of the DLC costumes and characters mentioned above.