‘Street Fighter IV’ expansions unveiled


Street Fighter IV isn’t even out yet and Capcom is already detailing its expansion packs, full of new challenges, player interaction and alternate costumes.

Championship Mode will include:

Replay: Record, upload, and download top matches to share with the Street Fighter IV community. Players can analyze top tiered fighters matches, leave voter feedback for others and share their own triumphant victories.
New points system: Two new points systems to measure your skill (Championship and Tournament Points)
Enhanced tournament matching: Skill level matching system offers improved tournament match making for beginners and mid-level players. Competitors earn Grade Points (GP) to earn entry into more advanced tournaments.

Capcom has also announced downloadable alternate costumes to customize your fighters. The packs are grouped by theme and will be available for 320 MS points for Xbox 360 or $3.99 on PlayStation 3 after launch on Feb. 17:

Feb. 17 – Brawler Pack DLC Pack will include alternate costumes for: Zangeif, E.Honda, Rufus, El Furete, and Abel.
Feb. 24 – Femme Fatale Pack will include alternate costumes for: Chun-Li, Cammy, Sakura, Rose, and C.Viper.
March 3 – Shoruken Pack will include alternate costumes for: Ryu, Ken, Akuma, Gouken, and Dan.
March 17 – Classic Pack will include alternate costumes for: Guile, Dhalsim, Fei-Long, Blanka, and Gen.

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