The definitive version of Street Fighter IV, but not the best until its technical problems are solved.
Ultra Street Fighter 2's pedigree can't make up for its shortcomings, or justify its price tag
If you haven't played Ultra Street Fighter IV yet, this Game of the Year-style edition for PlayStation 4 is what you've been waiting for. SF4 gets kicked up to 1080p at 60 fps and includes all of the available DLC for a mere $24.99. If you already own all the content on PC, skip it, but it's a solid upgrade for console players.
A definitive version of a classic, though its new content leaves much to be desired.
Ultra Street Fighter IV for the PS4 is the comprehensive, definitive edition of one of the best fighting games around. While you might want to be the competitive type if you plan to play, there's something here for the warrior in everyone. Just be wary of early launch bugs.
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers may be a bit pricey – but it's the same gorgeous fighting game as always. The graphics is beautiful and the mechanics is almost perfect.
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There's nothing much that can be said about this game that hasn't already been said. It is a fantastic fighting game that still holds up to this day. It means something when it is the showcase game for EVO, the fighting game world championship
Ultra Street Fighter IV should feel like the finished, definitive product on PS4, but it's incredibly hard to justify double, triple or even quadruple-dipping for long term fans when Street Fighter V is so close and this port is so poor in quality.
Patched into playable form, the formerly broken Ultra Street Fighter IV is now one of the PC's premier fighting games.
Ultimately, the Ultra Street Fighter IV's appeal largely depends on your view of the genre. If you're not a fan and doing a simple fireball feels like advanced calculus to you, then this game won't be your cup of tea. If you love fighting games, however, Ultra Street Fighter IV is arguably the technical pinnacle of the genre that you wouldn't want to miss.
Don't think of Ultra Street Fighter IV as "just another add-on." Ono and his team have put delicate work into this final expansion, with new characters that fit right in, balancing that truly makes sense, YouTube uploading and plenty of fun fighting options to choose from. Enjoy the brawl.
What more can be said about Ultra Street Fighter IV? If by some act of (insert deity here) you've never played a Street Fighter game, this is a great place to start. It's the best fighter you can get on the new generation of consoles. With the PS4 in its second year, it's about time the series showed up! For $25, you can nab the most definitive version of Street Fighter IV released to date, including all DLC. If you're a fighting game fan, this is a no-brainer. Just be sure you update.
Capcom's swansong to Street Fighter IV was hit with a massive combo breaker.
It's true that if you own a PS4, played Street Fighter a while back and fancy returning to it, Ultra Street Fighter IV isn't a bad purchase: it gives you a lot of gameplay for the money and, at a base level is great to play – or will be once updates have been disseminated which fix the more glaring bugs. But the game's core audience is more or less guaranteed to own it already on PS3 or Xbox 360, and it would be well advised to stick to those versions of the game. Even in this day and age, it seems, porting is still a minefield.
Ultra Street Fighter IV is, for a casual player, the best Street Fighter IV, thanks to a large roster of well-balanced fighters.
The added characters and backgrounds, as well as the rebalanced gameplay and features do an excellent job of rounding out the final package. Regardless of how many other versions of "Street Fighter 4" are available on other systems, "Ultra Street Fighter IV" is by far the king of them all.
Ultra Street Fighter IV is a wonderful appetizer for the impending Street Fighter V. SFIV is a proof-of-concept to how a Street Fighter game can turn out when built and utilized properly on big time hardware.
Ultra Street Fighter IV is easily the most comprehensive and complete version of Street Fighter IV. It’s got a wealth of content
Admittedly, a port of a fantastic and iconic game. Get it if you want, don't get it if you have any sense. Just be sure to have some cash left over for Street Fighter V next year, and all the other versions that Capcom are going to try to sell you in the years to come.
Ultimately, what we've got here is absolutely zero failure in making the ultimate version of one of the greatest fighting games known to man. This is every bit ultra street fighting and Capcom deserve all manner of goodwill for continuing to develop their stunning game for casual sofa fighters and professional contestants alike. In our opinion this provides the quality needed to ensure it remains a tournament favourite for years and it's definitely one which will stand shoulder to shoulder with Third Strike even if it's unlikely to ever eliminate it. In so doing, it remains a game for the less capable to play. It's still fun. It still guarantees joy and excitement and wow moments combined with facepalms. It's fundamentally brilliant. It shouldn't be touched again though. Let us enjoy this and hope Capcom go away now and do once again what they did here, and generate a new fighting game for the new generation of consoles.