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Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix Pricing, Availability

I could just write the price here, but how does that entice you to read the full story? OK, fine, it's 15 bucks. You're welcome.

Box art for games that don't come in boxes!
Capcom got all up on the official PlayStation blog this morning with one of the last bits of relevant info on the upcoming 2D action fighting tour de force, Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix.

The game will hit the PlayStation 3 on November 25, a full day earlier than the Xbox 360 version. It'll run $14.99 on the PS3. Since this info was revealed on the Sony blog, they didn't post what it'll cost on Xbox Live Arcade, but 15 bones translates to 1,200 Microsoft bits. Also, it's confirmed that the game won't have trophy support at launch.

A Tuesday release for a PlayStation Network game is pretty out of the ordinary. Normally this stuff gets posted on Thursdays, but I'd imagine no one wanted to come in on Thanksgiving and flip the MAKE GAME GO switch. Still, posting stuff ahead of Microsoft is a pretty good look for Sony. Maybe they should stick to Tuesdays going forward?

In addition to the game, the PlayStation Network will also receive a free, exclusive soundtrack download. This "Street Fighter Underground Remix Soundtrack" is apparently comprised of original songs that were inspired by the Street Fighter series. Artists on the soundtrack include Redman, Hieroglyphics, DJ Qbert, DJ Toure, Zion I, Mistah F.A.B. and Oh No. That already sounds like a great idea.

Over on the 360 side of things, there will be a Street Fighter themed deck download for Uno. I envision a world where draw four cards are accompanied by dragon punch noises. The deck will be released on December 10.

I have to say, it's impressive to see Capcom really going all out with a lot of different reminders about the world of Street Fighter as it prepares to release Street Fighter IV early next year. It's smart, too, as there are probably a lot of people out there with fond memories of the classics that need these sorts of reminders to get ready for February.
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Posted by Jeff
Box art for games that don't come in boxes!
Capcom got all up on the official PlayStation blog this morning with one of the last bits of relevant info on the upcoming 2D action fighting tour de force, Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix.

The game will hit the PlayStation 3 on November 25, a full day earlier than the Xbox 360 version. It'll run $14.99 on the PS3. Since this info was revealed on the Sony blog, they didn't post what it'll cost on Xbox Live Arcade, but 15 bones translates to 1,200 Microsoft bits. Also, it's confirmed that the game won't have trophy support at launch.

A Tuesday release for a PlayStation Network game is pretty out of the ordinary. Normally this stuff gets posted on Thursdays, but I'd imagine no one wanted to come in on Thanksgiving and flip the MAKE GAME GO switch. Still, posting stuff ahead of Microsoft is a pretty good look for Sony. Maybe they should stick to Tuesdays going forward?

In addition to the game, the PlayStation Network will also receive a free, exclusive soundtrack download. This "Street Fighter Underground Remix Soundtrack" is apparently comprised of original songs that were inspired by the Street Fighter series. Artists on the soundtrack include Redman, Hieroglyphics, DJ Qbert, DJ Toure, Zion I, Mistah F.A.B. and Oh No. That already sounds like a great idea.

Over on the 360 side of things, there will be a Street Fighter themed deck download for Uno. I envision a world where draw four cards are accompanied by dragon punch noises. The deck will be released on December 10.

I have to say, it's impressive to see Capcom really going all out with a lot of different reminders about the world of Street Fighter as it prepares to release Street Fighter IV early next year. It's smart, too, as there are probably a lot of people out there with fond memories of the classics that need these sorts of reminders to get ready for February.
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Edited by OmegaPirate

Nice one, would be nice to have trophies though!

Glad the games finally coming out- been waiting far too long for this!!
Posted by Lepuke

Hmmmmm, that's cool.
But $15 bucks is a lot to ask if you ask me.
Especially considering I paid $15 for Bionic Commando: Rearmed and Braid.

Posted by John

Man that UNO deck better be sweet!

Edited by get2sammyb

This is awesome news. I'm getting the game day one for PS3. Apparently there's an extra surprise for PS3 owners which I PRESUME will be the Capcom themed store.

Shame about the trophies though. I'd hope for a patch but... well we still haven't seen that Bionic Commando Rearmed patch have we ;)

EDIT: Without being an awfully horrible troll but are people going to get this for the 360 - what with the D-pad and all?

Posted by Kohe321

Awesome!!!!

Posted by Milkman

DO WANT!

And that "do want" is valid for everything in this article, the game, the UNO deck and the soundtrack. Especially that soundtrack. Mistah F.A.B. and Redman on the same album? Yes please.

Posted by suneku

Finally... I think I'll probably get the 360 version.

Posted by Pitta

You could have tropies if you played on a console that was finished when it launched, and not in beta like the PS3...

Posted by OmegaPirate
Pitta said:
"You could have tropies if you played on a console that was finished when it launched, and not in beta like the PS3..."
we could have trophies too
Posted by LoneStranger

The PS blog posting ends with "Oh yeah, we also have a “little” Street Fighter surprise coming later this holiday season. Let the speculation begin"

I imagine that this means a PSP release is coming soon?

Edited by Linkyshinks

It all sounds fucking awesome. I will be getting both versions.

If there is just one thing I am slightly disappointed about, it's the lack of a digital Street Fighter Udon comic that could have been brought over to the PSP.  I had hoped for one.

Anyway this is all good none the less, great fan service, which is what this should be all about.





Posted by OmegaPirate
LoneStranger said:
"The PS blog posting ends with "Oh yeah, we also have a “little” Street Fighter surprise coming later this holiday season. Let the speculation begin"

I imagine that this means a PSP release is coming soon?"
SF4 ps3 exclusive, all been a big hoax until now xD
Nah wouldnt happen - intrigued as to what itll be though
Posted by Linkyshinks

If there's a PSP version on the way I will go gaga with happiness.

Posted by OmegaPirate
Linkyshinks said:
"If there's a PSP version on the way I will go gaga with happiness.

"
Even just a 'this game is also playable on psp' would suffice for me tbh -god bless usb transfer ^_^
Posted by super_machine

Ugh, Capcom I has (will continue) made a kings ransom off me over street fighter.

Posted by BinaryDragon

Yay!!!

:D

Edited by Linkyshinks
OmegaPirate said:
"Linkyshinks said:
"If there's a PSP version on the way I will go gaga with happiness.

"
Even just a 'this game is also playable on psp' would suffice for me tbh -god bless usb transfer ^_^"


I really don't think that's possible due to technical reasons. The reason Bionic had the option was because of the type of visuals. Condensing this, a HD game, onto a tiny screen will cause issues, even more so with the new PSP display quirks.

I think a dedicated version is more likely, if they do I hope they release it with a thumb pad, even though I already have a third party one. I always wanted the one they put out  with SFA3 max in Japan. That game sold well in all regions, despite it's bad default control. Capcom must know it's very popular among fans, hopefully enough to prompt them to bring this over. It's high time the PSP got another good SF game.

EDIT:

In theory they could attach dedicated PSP code and make it happen, but you would think they would rather create a dedicated game and experience for PSP owners.




Posted by SubTact

The remix soundtrack looks like it has potential, definitely heavy on the Underground Cali hip hop tip.  Hopefully I can snag it via my PSP to check it out, and if the game can be played on the PSP even better!

At least there's one Japanese publisher that doesn't see downloadable content as a means to rape their customers (*cough*NamcoBandai*cough*) and has no problem giving a little something for free every once and a while. 

Posted by TheGreatGuero

There. I read the article just so you wouldn't feel bad. But thanks for mentioning the price in the headline, that was all I wanted to know.

Posted by TheHBK

bet the surprise is that the Ps3 version of Ryu is a homosexual.

Posted by Xander51

I uh...I might buy both versions of this.

It looks awesome.

And I've bought SFII so many times at this point over the last 15 years, what's two more times?

Posted by PLWolf

$15?? Dammit, I'll be passing on this for now. :-(

Posted by Mourne

$15 is actually more than I expected, shame on me for that. I'm just not sure if I'm ready to drop $15 on this after already getting Hyper.

Decisions, decisions.

Edited by JamesKond

''Hmmmmm, that's cool.
But $15 bucks is a lot to ask if you ask me.
Especially considering I paid $15 for Bionic Commando: Rearmed and Braid.''

That's odd I paid 10$ for BC: R :)

Posted by eduardo

I have to get this, but damn, Capcom is gonna make me bankrup on MS fake money...

Posted by Tortoise

Will this game be reviewed on Giantbomb?

Posted by CarolynP

If that soundtrack doesn't have songs that tell the story of each character, with one about Sagat in which the singer repeats the words "LOST SOUL BENT ON REVENGE LOST SOUL BENT ON REVENGE LOST SOUL BENT ON REVEEEEEENGE!" over and over again, I'm not interested. 

Posted by get2sammyb
caro said:
"If that soundtrack doesn't have songs that tell the story of each character, with one about Sagat in which the singer repeats the words "LOST SOUL BENT ON REVENGE LOST SOUL BENT ON REVENGE LOST SOUL BENT ON REVEEEEEENGE!" over and over again, I'm not interested. "
I lol'd.
Posted by RHCPfan24

Well this looks great considering how long the road has been. As long as the XBLA version comes out soon, I am fine.

Posted by Will

Will be getting this for sure.

Posted by SpaceInsomniac

They remade all of the art, added a ton of optional gameplay changes, completely reworked the net code, and this is Super Street Fighter II Turbo we're talking about.  Anyone who thinks this isn't worth 15 dollars is insane.

Posted by abobinthebushes

I want to purchase the 360 version for achievements but im having trouble finding a suitable controller for the 360 and im not a fan of arcade sticks. Any suggestions?

Posted by Kramer

The blog post also says there will be a "little" suprise later in the year.  In other words, STREET FIGHTER LITTLE BIG PLANET COSTUMES!!!!

Posted by PsYuSoFly

15 bucks for updated graphics??? NO way.

Posted by HartKnight

I'm looking forward to this one!

Posted by hencook

Psyusofly, the game actually not only has refined visuals, but online and rebalanced gameplay.

The one thing that's got me puzzled is WHY the game has rebalanced gameplay, built mainly for tournament play. Who cares? A very dedicated 1-5% of the people that will play this game. I'm actually a part of that said percent, but I think it's a horrible idea from a financial perspective. So much effort with so little gain. 

Posted by Media_Master

sounds and looks good

Posted by HTTenrai

That Uno deck will be mine.
               

"HBK: bet the surprise is that the Ps3 version of Ryu is a homosexual."

Do you feel more manly now? >_>

Posted by BawlZINmotion

$15 seems fair considering how much work went into it and how ridiculously cheap we got Bionic Commando Rearmed for. However with SF4 landing in just under 3 months, a ton of games already on my plate, I think I'll probably pass.

Edited by akumous

Um, I don't know...If I wait just 2 months and several days I would have a brand new copy of Street Fighter IV which is the only fighting game I will be competitively playing. In that respect, Soul Calibur IV will hold me over until then and I don't think SSF II HD remix would cut it for me. I'll only play it until Feb. 17th and the fact that I own every fucking version of this game for almost every fucking console I have ever owned, it would be murder if I buy the same game for the 12th time. I don't care if I could play online, legimately, and I don't care if the characters are redrawned and a few tweaks been added....A pass is maybe for me...Mame is good enough for all the action for me..

Edited by MrKlorox

Haha awesome. I recognized a lot of Street Fighter references in Hieroglyphics songs, and a lot of their/Del's lyrics are videogamey. Good idea... just wish the 360 got the same deal.

Me and El-P, is superpowers like the US and USSR
Blow you like the Deathstar
Leave your chest scarred like Sagat
My plot proliferates, hits you like barbiturates
in a twist of fate and splits your face
Posted by Red

I might actually get it.
Definitely not for 360 though, hate that D-pad with a passion.

Edited by AtomicEdge
Lone Stranger said:

"The PS blog posting ends with "Oh yeah, we also have a “little” Street Fighter surprise coming later this holiday season. Let the speculation begin"

I imagine that this means a PSP release is coming soon?"

I assume it means there will be a little big planet skin of some sort..?
Posted by WickedCobra03

I am in.  That is not the worst price for it.  20 dollars and I probably would have been out but I think 10 dollars would have sold the game a lot better than $15.  

I mean the 2 Penny Arcade games at 20 dollars I don't know why but I just can't justify buying...

Edited by Changgo
Jeff wrote: "...is apparently comprised of original..."
 correct = apparently comprises original
 comprises = consist of, to be made up of
Posted by darkjester74

Sweet!  I'm there.

Posted by brent_kukost

to all you fools out there who didn't expect this to cost $15; The amount of work that went into this project, the delays, etc. had me thinking it would be 20. Even if you disregard the work and toil of these people, and just look at what you're getting for 15, it should be a pretty sweet deal. SF2 with a perfectly working online code, that is enough really. But in addition the sprites and backgrounds have been reworked and the gameplay further balanced. Even if you don't want to play with the balances you can tick them out via a dip switch system. which pretty much makes this the perfect SF2. I payed $90 for the SF2(vanilla) cart for SNES, I have no qualms about paying fifteen fucking dollars for one of the best and most timeless games ever.

Posted by cspiffo

Downloaded the Pinball FX SFII board this morning to get into the headbustin' spirit; pretty good!  Can't wait for the remix.  Looks like a lot of work went into it.  It be interesting to see the new move changes.

Posted by HeinzHarald

DJ Qbert? That has got to be Jeff!

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