Now obviously there's going to be a learning curve, but I haven't played this game in almost ten years. I'm coming from SSFIV, and I get that they're different games, so is the online chock full of solid players who are going to run roughshod over a relative newcomer, or is the bottom of the ladder still pretty much folks learning the ropes?
How's the Online For a New Comer?
I haven't played any SF since the SNES and I've been able win a few or at least hang pretty well. Expect to see a lot of Chun Li
I barely seen any.
New player ratio list:
5. Everyone else.
Very odd, I don't see many Elena's running around. It kinda surprises me that Dudley isn't used more either.
as far as skill level and experience, it's all over the place. There are the vets, and there are mashing noobs, and there are people like me who are decent at ssf4 but never played sf3 and so are slightly above the complete noobs. Don't be afraid of not having any competition, there's plenty of variety there.
I've actually seen plenty of character variety online. Sure, there are plenty of shoto scrubs running around the place, but it hasnt been a problem for me. I still think ken is the most ideal character to start learning the game with, but that hasn't stopped me. Being pretty new to the game (though i had played it offline a few times) I chose urien to start out with because he's badass adn i use charge characters like guile and bison in ssf4 so i figure why not try the most advanced charge character in capcom game history (afaik).
So like i said there's the people that arent good at fighting games and just want to mess around, there's slightly skilled newcomers, and there are veterans (who, i find despite their experience with the game aren't necessarily unbeatable if you can outsmart them).
Into the heat of battle...GO for it!
@MariachiMacabre: You'd LIKE me to post, wouldn't you? WOULDN'T YOU?! Well forget it, I'll not...oh FUCK!
@Casey25: I'm thinking Alex...and not just cause of TNT, I actually always liked him, even in the Dreamcast days...it's part of the reason I picked up Abel for SSFIV.
@ThePhantomnaut: I'm startin' today!
Follow-up question for the board: I'm using an old-style 360 controller, so should I go analog stick or control pad? And I'm NOT buying a new controller or a fightstick, I'm not THAT into fighting games.
analog stick is fine. But it's what ever you prefer.
DONT US THE dpad it might seem like a good idea but it is a lie
So far the online has been good I've gotten matched up in pretty good matches. Only gotten my shit really pushed in was by this rank 17 hugo who just actually knew how to play. There are a lot of people who don't seem to be Jwong level so you should be fine.
Also i should have replied to his post, not yours, so I'm sorry about that. I'm still new to posting here.
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