Street Fighter V – Story Expansion: A Shadow Falls Available for pre-loading

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The real Street Fight is almost here!

Street Fighter V since launch hasn’t received the most luxurious response from the causal side of gamers, who enjoys fighting games. But it seems after the critically negative feedback they’ve received from server issues at launch and abysmal communication to the community on features and DLC characters. Capcom is seeking to right it’s wrongs and actually follow through with it’s promise of delivering a fully new cinematic story mode for those seeking a bit more from Street Fighter V, than playing online against other players via Casual or Ranked matches. Well today that wait ends (well almost) as you currently can download the story add-on for pre-load. (Click the photo to go directly to the store link.)

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The story mode expansion will be available for playing this weekend: July 1st to be exact. As you can see it will take about 7.6 GB on your HDD space. As stated previously the story mode takes place between the events of Street Fighter IV and Street Fighter III. And is said to range between 3-4 hours of play time. What do you want to see in the story expansion? Are you excited for the upcoming expansion or do you think it’s too little, too late? Comment below let us know!

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Street Fighter V Story Mode Details Revealed

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Street Fighter V story mode is set to release later this month. Additional Info was shared today on  Capcom-Unity.

This is what they shared:

“The SFV Story Expansion is a 3~4 hour experience titled “A Shadow Falls” and will be released at the end of this month as free DLC to all SFV players. The 5 chapter story takes place between Street Fighter IV and Street Fighter III and bridges the events that happen in between the two stories. This is the first time in franchise history that fans will be able to play through this type of cinematic experience in a Street Fighter game.”

“The Street Fighter V Cinematic Story Expansion, “A Shadow Falls,” depicts the ultimate battle between the evil Shadaloo organization and the heroic World Warriors who rise up against them. Seven “Black Moons” are deployed by Shadaloo, granting M. Bison unimaginable power and enveloping the earth in total darkness. Seeing the moons mysteriously appear in the sky, Ryu, Ken, and Chun-Li embark on an epic journey around the world to retrieve fragment pieces that are the key to stopping the “Black Moons” before it’s too late. Along the way, they encounter the rest of the World Warriors, each of whom have their own agendas and motivations in mind. The final battle between good and evil begins now… who will RISE UP?”

“The next related piece of awesome news: all six DLC characters are fully playable in the story mode. That’s right, in addition to Alex, Guile, and Ibuki, that means that Balrog, Urien, and Juri are also playable! The official release of these characters will not be until later in the year, which means everyone will get to play them in advance through this mode. For the DLC characters that haven’t been released at the time the story comes out, those characters shouldn’t be considered final or tournament ready, as they still need to be properly polished and balanced. So, think of this as a free preview of the characters and enjoy playing with them before they get officially released in the other competitive game modes.”

When SFV launched some fans of the popular series were disappointed, With the lack of a full fledged Story Mode. Hopefully with this new Story Mode, those fans that were left a little dismayed, will return to the beloved fighting franchise.
Check out the Screenshots below:

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Sources: capcom-unity