Street Fighter IV’s Post-Launch DLC Schedule

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Street Fighter IV isn’t even out yet and already Capcom has an extensive lineup of downloadable content planned out to supplement the game up to a month after it’s launch on February 17th. Think of that what you will…

The lineup includes a FREE Championship Mode expansion pack containing a replay feature, two additional points systems and enhanced tournament matching (stuff that should’ve been in the game to begin with, which is probably why it’s a free add-on), and a series of five weekly costume packs each containing alternate costumes for five different characters at the price of 320 MS Points / $3.99 a pop. Read on for full details on all the planned DLC and a gallery of 50 screenshots showing off some of the alternate character outfits.

Championship Mode Expansion Pack:

* Replay Mode – 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 System – 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.

Alternate Costume Packs:

* 2/17 – Brawler Pack DLC Pack will include alternate costumes for: Zangeif, E.Honda, Rufus, El Furete, and Abel.

* 2/24 – Femme Fatale Pack will include alternate costumes for: Chun-Li, Cammy, Sakura, Rose, and C.Viper.

* 3/3/09 – Shoruken Pack will include alternate costumes for: Ryu, Ken, Akuma, Gouken, and Dan.

* 3/10/09 – Shadowloo Pack will include alternate costumes for: Seth, M.Bison, Sagat, Balrog, and Vega.

* 3/17/09 – Classic Pack will include alternate costumes for: Guile, Dhalsim, Fei-Long, Blanka, and Gen.

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