Staff Highlights Additions They Wanted In Super Street Fighter IV, The Like Juri

By Spencer . February 16, 2010 . 9:17am

imageIn a lengthy fan Q&A session Tsukamoto fields all kinds of Super Street Fighter IV questions like what the development team wanted to add.


Tsukamoto replies on the Street Fighter IV blog the replay channel, second ultra combo, and a completely new character were staff highlights. The replay channel, Tsukamoto believes, can be enjoyed similarly to watching TV. Implementing the second ultra combo gives old characters new styles of play. While the team had a lot of characters (supposedly from past Street Fighter games) they wanted to add, they really wanted a brand new character. And that’s how Juri got into the game.


Tsukamoto also comments on lag issues saying Super Street Fighter IV has a system that will only search for good connections when using arcade requests and quick match. The team is trying to reduce wait time and may add a sound to let players know when someone enters their room.


And if you’re using a standard definition TV here’s more good news. Super Street Fighter IV will have larger text, which should make the game more legible on SDTVs than Street Fighter IV.

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  • dgmfan

    SSF4 looks great, but we needed more new faces and less returning fighters. Kind of like how SF3 was handled. If Juri is the only new character, I’m going to be disappointed.

    • Moriken

      I’m not sure, but I like that they added Guy :3
      But to be honest, I haven’t really played Street Fighter since Zero 3 back in 1999/2000 because I lost real live fighting game partners since then T____T So they all feel new to me.

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