New Ultra Street Fighter IV characters detailed

Format:
Next year sees the release of Ultra Street Fighter IV, and with it comes the return of four classic characters

Release Date: 08/11/2013

Next year sees the release of Ultra Street Fighter IV, and with it comes the return of four classic characters. Producer Tomoaki Ayano has taken to the Capcom's Unity blog to explain a little more about how they'll play, with particular attention to their projectile attacks.

Rolento has a knife-throwing move called The Stinger. "The knife's trajectory changes depending on the strength of the button used," says Ayano, "and the mid-air release timing can also be slightly delayed, making it difficult for your opponent to read the knife's flight path. It's a pretty good move for full-screen battles; however, it's got quite a bit of recovery, so be mindful of your spacing when you use it."

Then there's Hugo, whose special is the slap-happy Giant Palm Breaker. "Use it to put pressure on your opponent and drive them into a corner. Let's abuse it plenty!" is Ayano's recommendation. "However, it's got a pretty grandiose start-up, which might make it a prime target for Focus attacks. The key will be to mix it up with his other moves."

Female fighter Poison is Ayano's personal favourite, with her Aeolus Edge projectile attack. "The strength of the button used changes the flight speed as well as the distance travelled," he says. "You can also delay the timing to use it as an anti-air. It's also a great tool for keeping people trapped in the corner. I think Poison is probably the easiest to pick up out of the four new characters."

Finally, there's Elena who attacks with her Rhino Horn move. "Elena's speciality is fighting on the ground with mid attacks, but the Rhino Horn is a nice tool for helping to close the distance," is Ayano's advice here. "The key will be to hit this right at max range. If you use it up close she's got quite a bit of recovery upon landing, so you'll need to be careful about when you use it."

Ultra Street Fighter IV will be released as free DLC for owners of Super Street Fighter IV, but will also be available in a standalone packaged which includes all the Super Street Fighter IV bonus content. Look out for it in early 2014 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Show more Show less

Pegi Rating:

Suitable for people aged and over.

Genre

Fighting

Customer Rating:

No rating yet

SKU:

News-265266
Delivery type Delivery Time Cost
Standard Orders 2 - 4 working days** £4.99
Pre-Orders 1 working day** £4.99
Next Day incl. Saturday 1 working day** £7.99 per order
Premium Next Day incl. Saturday
Delivery by DPD (Carbon Neutral)
1 working day** £9.99 per order
Premium Next Day pre 12pm
Delivery by DPD (Carbon Neutral)
1 working day** £11.99 per order
Console Orders For Playstation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and VR 1 working day** £9.99
Insured* Delivery 1 working day** £19.99
Click & Collect 1-2 working days £4.99
(Pay online, delivered to store, plus receive a £5 voucher to spend in store when you collect)
Click & Collect Hardware Orders PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S, Nintendo Switch and VR 1-2 working days £9.99 per order
(Pay online, delivered to store, plus receive a £5 voucher to spend in store when you collect)
Click & Reserve 2 hours from order FREE
(Order online, pick up and pay in store)
 

Small Print

 

• Order up to 7pm for next day delivery Sunday to Friday

 

• Orders placed after 7pm Friday to 7pm Sunday will be dispatched Sunday.

 

• Whilst we will do everything we can to meet the delivery times above, there may be factors outside of our control and we cannot guarantee delivery within this timeframe

 

• Digital purchases are excluded from the total order value for tracked courier services.

 

*Insured Delivery is subject to customer submitting a DPD Lost in Transit claim via GAME customer services and DPD validating such claim, Insured Delivery entitles customer to either;

a) a free of charge replacement console, and a partial refund of £50 to the original method of payment; or

b) a full refund of the price paid for the console ordered and the £19.99 delivery charge (payable to original method of payment), together with £50 compensation (payable at customer’s choice, either by BACS, Cheque or onto a GAME Gift card).

Please note that DPD's Lost in Transit claim procedure can take up to 21 days to complete.


*Click and Collect Voucher

 

• Terms and conditions apply please see terms for details.

 

**Remote Area Delivery Times

 

• Deliveries including Pre-orders to non-mainland UK addresses and remote locations (such as the Scottish Isles, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland and the Scottish Highlands) may take longer to reach you.

 

Sign up for a GAME Reward Account online for FREE, via the GAME App or in your local store.

Earn points whenever you trade-in or buy at GAME. Use your points to save on the stuff you want in-store.

Join Today - £3 per Month


Join GAME Elite today and earn up to 10% points back with GAME Elite - Our exclusive membership service from GAME. With extra points and more cash to spend, this deal is seriously on point.

Our promise to you - you can’t lose – join today and if you receive less points back from purchases than the fee you have paid for your membership for 12 months, we will give you the difference back in points.

Receive exclusive deals and offers and we will even send you a gift around your birthday.


Key Benefits:
  • 10% points back on all physical games, merchandise and accessories
  • 2% points back on all consoles, PC, VR, phones and tablets
  • 2% points back on trade-in and digital
  • Exclusive deals and offers
  • Birthday gift
  • Our promise to you – you can’t lose


    Terms and conditions apply

    Please note: You will not receive Reward points for your purchase of GAME Elite Membership