Ultra Street Fighter II Coming To Switch On May 26

Street Fighter II was a phenomenon in the early 1990s. You could barely go an issue of EGM without it or Mortal Kombat gracing the cover of the magazine. Now, it’s being reborn on the Nintendo Switch as Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers. Not only will it feature the classic pixel-art graphics, but it also has a new modern graphics look as well. The release date has been announced: May 26, 2017. It will be available at retail and the eShop for $39.99.

 

 

Street Fighter II, the most iconic fighting game of all time, is back on the Nintendo Switch! The newest iteration of SFII in nearly 10 years, Ultra Street Fighter II features all of the classic characters, a host of new single player and multiplayer features, as well as two new fighters: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken!

Features a stellar line-up of characters, including all of the original fighters and bosses, the characters added in Super Street Fighter II, plus the first new additions in nearly 20 years: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken!

  • Choose between classic pixel-art graphics for a retro nostalgia trip, or enjoy a refined new modern look!

  • Utilize the motion controls of the Joy-Con in “Way of the Hado” mode, a new first-person single player experience where players attempt to defeat the Shadaloo army using signature Hadouken and Shoryuken special moves!

  • Team-up with a friend to take on the CPU opponent in “Dynamic Battle” mode. Create new two-character combos and attack the CPU on both sides!

  • Battle it out with a friend in local multiplayer or take the fight online in Ranked and Casual matches.

  • Browse through a beautiful 250+ page digital artbook featuring over 1,500 illustrations throughout Street Fighter’s 30-year history.

 

 

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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