Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will launch exclusively for PS4 and PC in January next year. Current Street Fighter V players will receive the content for free via in-game update. New owners of Arcade Edition will land into the same pool.
Capcom announced that Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will launch exclusively for PlayStation 4 and PC on 16 January, 2018. The new version will include everything from the original release of Street Fighter V. This edition will feature the brand new gameplay-related content including Arcade Mode, Extra Battle Mode, new V-Trigger moves, Gallery, a completely redesigned User Interface and more.
Current Street Fighter V players will also receive all of this new content for free via an in-game update when Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition releases. In North America and Europe, the new version will be available physically and digitally on PlayStation 4 and as a digital download on Windows PC for around £30.
The following content will be included in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition:
- Arcade Mode
- Extra Battle Mode
- New V-trigger moves
- New User Interface
- Season 1 DLC characters
- Season 2 DLC characters
"In the upcoming Arcade Mode, players can reminisce in the Street Fighter series history as they celebrate the last 30 years of the multi-million selling franchise. Choose from six different paths and compete in matches against CPU opponents to reveal unique endings based on player performance. In Extra Battle Mode, a new series of time exclusive challenges will be available for players to use their Fight Money for the chance to receive an exclusive premium outfit each month. Complete all four challenges each month and receive a special premium costume exclusive to this mode" explains the press release.
Current players of Street Fighter V and future owners of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will be placed into the same player pool, with PS4 and PC cross-platform play.
Season 2 of the 2017 Character Pass and DLC content for Street Fighter V continues until the end of the year, with one final character still to be announced and released, along with a host of additional costumes.