Survival Mode changes and more Costumes coming to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Along with Mayor Cody, Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will be seeing a very much needed change to Survival Mode that will hopefully make the experience less painful to go through. In addition, Capcom also announced a couple of new costumes that will be coming to the game. Hit the jump to see the changes and costumes.

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Cody coming to Street Fighter V June 26th

Returning Final Fight character Cody has been announced and will be coming to the Street Fighter V on June 26th, 2018. Check out the trailer below.

Make sure to hit the jump to see more details about the reformed Final Fight criminal and how he is going to play.

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Training and Versus Mode Almost Didn’t Make Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection???

So apparently the highly-anticipated Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection was going to to come out without with training and versus mode. It was almost released in a state where you could only play the arcade part for 8 of the twelve games.

Here is the direct quote from Capcom;

“After the initial announcement, we saw lots of fan feedback hoping for Versus and Training Modes, even if the collection is focused on the arcade versions. It’s because of this feedback that these modes have been added to the game. Since this is a brand new feature, Versus and Training Mode will be available as a day one patch on May 29. You must connect to the internet and download the patch in order to enable them.”

Now, I am no game developer in any way, shape, or form, but how does making the game ‘arcade perfect’ prevent them from putting in these basic modes?

Before this announcement, Capcom was about to sell a fighting game collection where you couldn’t play local versus mode against another player.

How could a company as big as Capcom think customers would not want to PLAY AGAINST OTHER PLAYERS IN A FIGHTING GAME. Thats like thinking people who play basketball wouldn’t want another team to play against.

Luckily, Capcom decided against it and implemented standard modes that all modern fighting games should have after “lots of fan feedback”. Yes Capcom, we want to be able to fight other players in a fighting game.

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Falke comes to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition on April 24th

The 3rd DLC character in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Falke, will be available to play on April 24th.

Heavily experimented on during her time at Shadaloo, Falke was forced to endlessly practice her unique use of Psycho Power.

Almost brought to the point of break, Ed eventually rescues her and they both escape from Shadaloo.

Much like Ed, Falke will have special moves that require only two buttons to be pressed instead of the normal motion input.

Hit the jump to find more information, including her gameplay trailer.

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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition April 1st Patch Notes

A new set of patch notes for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition have been released today, April 1st, 2018. 

General Changes:

  • All current and future characters in the Street Fighter franchise are now canonically blonde.
  • Chun-Li will be the only character to receive costumes for the rest of Street Fighter V. In addition, all male characters will now have no costumes, including their base costume.

General Gameplay Changes:

  • All normal throws are now untechable.
  • All throws now heal for 100% of the damage done.
  • Damage has been increased by 40% across all characters
  • Normal match times are now 300 seconds
  • When a fireball is blocked, the blocker loses the ability to block for the rest of the entire set.
  • V-Reversals have been removed
  • Jumping now gives a full bar of meter
  • Getting hit with a crush counter now removes the ability to use one randomly chosen button for the rest of the round

To see specific character changes, hit the jump.

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Darkstalkers costumes coming to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Capcom just announced a trio of Darkstalkers-themed costumes coming to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition on April 3rd.

Juri will be getting a Lilith costume, Urien a Donovan costume, and Menat a Khaibit costume. Check out the costumes below.

 

As usual, each costume will be $3.99 USD.

Source: Capcom Unity