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Street Fighter 5 cinematic story mode is now available

Street Fighter 5’s cinematic story mode is now available for all players to download, Capcom has announced.

Known as ‘A Shadow Falls’ this new expansion will take place between the events of Street Fighter 3 and 4.

The new update also adds two additional fighters to the game, Ibuki and Balrog, who will be playable in Story Mode and available to purchase via the in-game store.

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The downloadable update weighs in at a hefty 16GB on PS4 if you’re new to Street Fighter 5.

You can check out the full list of new features below:

New stages – Balrog’s Las Vegas stage and Karin’s Kanzuki Family Private Beach stage are brand new and will be available to purchase using Fight Money or real currency. Additionally, three new alternate stage options will become available.

New costume options – Premium Battle Costumes for all 20 released characters, as well as Karin’s Premium Summer Costume, will be available to purchase using real currency. Balrog and Ibuki’s Story Costumes will be purchasable using either Fighter Money or real currency.

In-game Currency Shop – The in-game store will be upgraded with the PlayStation Store and Steam real money purchase options, for their respective platform. For players who want to purchase content like new characters, stages and costumes outright without using Fight Money, the process will be familiar with purchases happening through the established first party infrastructures.

Matchmaking improvements – Faster and smarter matching, resulting in higher quality matches and a better online experience overall.

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