Capcom has confirmed its newly-announced Street Fighter IV update to be Ultra Street Fighter IV, coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC in early 2014.
The update will offer several new additions, including:
- New characters: Five new characters, including Poison, Hugo, Elena, Rolento, and an all-new unannounced character never before seen in a Street Fighter game.
- New stages: Six new battle environments, Pitstop 109, Mad Gear Hideout, Cosmic Elevator, Blast Furnace, Half Pipe, and Jurassic Era Research Facility.
- Rebalanced gameplay: Direct fan feedback was gathered on all of Super Street Fighter IV: AE’s original 39 characters and core system mechanics in order to achieve the most balanced Street Fighter ever.
- New modes and features: Yet to be announced brand new modes and features.
Ultra Street Fighter IV will be available as both a downloadable add-on to existing copies of Street Fighter IV or Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition for $14.99, or as a full game at retail or via digital download for $39.99. The full game version will include all previously released costume download content (over a $40 value).
Watch the debut trailer below. View the first set of screenshots at the gallery.