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Is a 25 characters Street Fighter IV really incapable of running on iPhone/iTouch?

02-23-2010, 10:48 PM
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Is a 25 characters Street Fighter IV really incapable of running on iPhone/iTouch?

Unless the game takes majority of the storage space, which I find quite unreal, on an iPhone/iToch 8GB, game size shouldn't be an issue. Then why include only 8 characters? Is it because by adding 17 more characters, the game will have an increasingly low frame rate?

Last edited by Hai5; 02-23-2010 at 10:50 PM.
02-23-2010, 11:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Hai5 View Post
Unless the game takes majority of the storage space, which I find quite unreal, on an iPhone/iToch 8GB, game size shouldn't be an issue. Then why include only 8 characters? Is it because by adding 17 more characters, the game will have an increasingly low frame rate?
They're too lazy

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02-23-2010, 11:18 PM
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They r setting themselves up for paid DLC In which u pay a couple bucks for more characters
02-23-2010, 11:24 PM
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They're too lazy
They're charging $10.00 for the game. It makes sense to limit their investment.

On a personal note, I'm so sick of people carelessly throwing around the word "lazy." Particularly in a market where $4.99 is seen as a premium price.
02-23-2010, 11:26 PM
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They r setting themselves up for paid DLC In which u pay a couple bucks for more characters
Bingo!
02-24-2010, 01:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Hai5 View Post
Unless the game takes majority of the storage space, which I find quite unreal, on an iPhone/iToch 8GB, game size shouldn't be an issue. Then why include only 8 characters? Is it because by adding 17 more characters, the game will have an increasingly low frame rate?
You thought they would add the same amound of contend for just a fraction of the price of a console game?
02-24-2010, 02:40 AM
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I forgot add the DLC in the topic. I knew that's a possibility. Since there's no mention of DLC and everyone assumed it's a watered down version of SFIV in terms of number of playable character, so I brought this topic up. Would more characters affect the game play?
02-24-2010, 03:42 AM
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more characters wouldnt affect anything. it add maybe 20more megabytes, 40 at extreme most which is very doubtful.
its just cause it would cost them more and they might be thinking of DLC
02-24-2010, 04:38 AM
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If each character cost $0.99, which is the minimum amount devs can charge their consumers, then 17 characters x $0.99 = $16.83 + $9.99 = $26.82 Total Game Cost. Even that I say it's still less than half the price from PS3. Or Capcom can do a bundle sale for cheaper price if $0.99 price tag is too high. But first we'll wait to see if DLC is introduced or not.