Balrog, Ibuki, and the “A Shadow Falls” Cinematic Story Expansion Release for Street Fighter V


In the left corner we have Balrog, a reigning world champion boxer that is entering the rng to take on our contestant in the right corner, Ibuki. Ibuki has traveled all around the world honing in on her martial arts skills where she can step in the ring and prove her capabilities as a master ninja. As of now? Let the fight begin!

As these two major characters have launched, so has the new and highly-anticipated cinematic story mode titled “A Shadows” fall, which takes place over five acts. These acts finally bridge the gap between Street Fighter III and Street Fighter IV. This story depicts the battle between Shadaloo organization and the heroic World Warriors whom have chosen to take them down for the name of all that is good. This will allow players to enter the battles in the role of the 16 core characters along with the newly released 6 and unreleased characters in 2016 that will come soon. As a free DLC, Shadows Fall will allow consumers to take on the largest expansion to date for the series.


Along with this release, new arenas such as the Las Vegas stage for Balrog and Karin’s Kanzuki Family Private Beach. Both are available for purchase or with in-game fight money. Along with the release of the two characters, two stages, and the new story=mode also brings in premium battle costumes for all 20 released characters that are currently available. The update also comes with Matchmaking improvements to include faster as well as smarter matchmaking along with a better all-around online experience.

For those looking to buy into the real money currency options, here’s a bit of the details to go along with it.

New Characters: 100,000 | $ 5.99 / € 5.99 / £ 4.99
New Stages: 70,000 | $ 3.99 / € 3.99 / £ 3.29
Alternate Stages: 40,000 | $ 1.99 / € 1.99 / £ 1.69
Story Costumes: 40,000 | $ 1.99 / € 1.99 / £ 1.69
Premium Costumes (Battle and Summer) ——— | $ 3.99 / € 3.99 / £ 3.29

This is a good enough deal that even Birdie has even stopped eating his meal.

About the Writer:


Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over on TwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.

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