Street Fighter IV Sequel In The Works?

Street Fighter IV Sequel In The Works?

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Posts on the Japanese Street Fighter blog suggest that a follow up to Street Fighter IV may be in the works.

Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix. You may wonder what that game has to do with anything, but I invoke its lengthy title to remind one and all that when you're talking about Street Fighter, sequel has many shades of meaning.

With that out of the way, posts on the official Japanese Street Fighter blog suggest that SFIV might be getting an update of some sort. For the second week running, writer Natsuki Shiozawa has made vague statements about a 'sequel' to Street Fighter IV, promising that a more concrete announcement would be made in the near future.

It's unlikely that this means we should be getting ready for Street Fighter V just yet, but if Capcom does what it normally does with the series, the update will be a tweaked version of SFIV with some extra playable characters. We already know that there are already two characters waiting in the wings and there's plenty of others in the Street Fighter canon that fans would love to see.

It's all just rumor of course, but it seems odd that it would get mentioned two weeks in a row if there was nothing to it. If this does turn out to be genuine, the big question will be how this update will be released. Previous Street Fighter updates have had full retail releases, but considering that downloadable content is no commonplace, asking gamers to buy the whole game again might be a hard sell.

Source: IGN

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Waaaay too early to start thinking about the sequel. Let's wait until Super Street Fighter IV: Turbo Hyper edition to come out, and we can talk about a sequel. :P

So bascially we might be screwed again and we will have to pay an extra of whatever if we desire this update.
God, I hate this. We already paid for the freaking game. If they wanted to add something, they should have done it before the release! If we have to pay for the extra, I rather stay with my original one.

So what'll it be called, I myself am betting on Street Fighter 4: Hyper Turbo Ultimate Edition

SF IV: Epic Awesome SuperSonic Electric Uber HD Masters

buy teh haloz:
Waaaay too early to start thinking about the sequel. Let's wait until Super Street Fighter IV: Turbo Hyper edition to come out, and we can talk about a sequel. :P

indeed indeed

Capcom needs to focus more on fixing their other IP or making a new one, and not crank out another of the same game, like they always do.

Who needs new characters?
Sagat tears everyone in half.
But if it comes out it will be called "Hyper Street Fighter IV: Mega Turbo Giga Super edition"

Maybe, just maybe, it might actually just be Street Fighter 5?

This has been floating around for a while. Apparently it will be called "Street Fighter IV Dash" as the rough translation from Japanese, or "Street fighter IV Championship Edition" in English.

Wouldn't that just be SF5? Not including all the remixs and turbo editions of course.

And wouldn't you believe it? I just bought Street Fighter IV yesterday, and I'm incapable of receiving Xbox Live without paying an uncomfortable amount of money. Super.

Oh well. I can't say I'm surprised about this one.

By the way, does anyone know of a really good controller for the 360 version that isn't a fighting stick, the Mad Catz Fightpad, or the unfortunately rare Hori EX Turbo controller?

Wouldn't a sequel just be called Street Fighter V?

this could be interesting, tho i hope it's just a downloadable addon, tho i'm sure people will still buy it no matter what

is a sequel but yet its not called "Street fighter V" typical capcom of numbering their games(look at resident evil)

Come now show of hands, who didn't see this coming? Now hang your head in shame.

ForgottenPr0digy:
is a sequel but yet its not called "Street fighter V" typical capcom of numbering their games(look at resident evil)

Considering the story, it should have been Street Fighter 2.5 because it takes place between 2 and 3 I believe.

Super Street Fighter IV, coming up!

Only another seven games left before they start making Street Fighter V.

Street Fighter IV Turbo II Champion Super Deluxe Arcade Commemorative Gold-Diapers edition

it's gonna be kick-ass!

edit: Street Fighter IV Turbo II Champion Super Deluxe Arcade Commemorative Gold-Diapers edition ALPHA: The Reckoning (Reloaded)

You guys should also check out the 10 new characters they posted about on eventhubs. People like Dudley from SF3 and Guy from Final Fight are said to be in this new upgrade.

http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2009/sep/17/rumor-street-fighter-iv-dash-characters/

When it was reported that Midway was up shit creek with a turd for a paddle, I was secretly hoping Capcom would make a bid, so we could finally get the SF Vs MK we've been dying for. It'd be worth it to see Sub Zero holding Guile's head by that stupid mohawk, with the blood dripping from his dangling spine.

Its just like Mortal Kombat! Except the sequels to Kombat were at least worth buying.

Scumpernickle:
Its just like Mortal Kombat! Except the sequels to Kombat were at least worth buying.

And that's why Midway is flourishing. Oh wait!

Not to mention I think whatever Midway was doing was taking a page out of Capcom's notes considering there probably wouldn't be any Mortal Kombat if it weren't for the huge success of SF2.

I want Dee Jay and T. Hawk :)

Seriously? If all they are going to do is tweak the gameplay a bit and add new characters, can't they just put it in a DLC package and sell the thing for $2 or whatever? In this day and age, people who just re-release games (Team Ninja, I'm lookin' at you) need to be severely punished.

I hope it's just going to be an announcement for DLC with new characters. Otherwise this era of online gaming is just proving to be a big waste of time and money.

So are the Third Strike characters coming back? You know, the GOOD characters that I'm not completely sick to death of? I mean, I never really LIKED Dee Jay, so I'm not all that anxious to see his big stupid grin coming back to haunt me. Just give me Remy and Yun and we'll call it even, Capcom.

 

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