Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Sagat Will Be More Balanced in Super Street Fighter IV

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Super Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono has promised those who thing Sagat is a little over powered in Street Fighter IV that the balancing issues have been revolved in upcoming Super Street Fighter IV:
“I know there is the legend of overpowered Sagat and supposedly weak Vega and Guile, but these tierings really depend on the reviewer and their favourite characters."

“Although everyone talks about Sagat being too strong, I don’t know any major tournament champion who uses Sagat. But I do admit the unique elements of characters are exploited at mid-level matches, and this has been readjusted in SSFIV.”

“We have carried out tuning for all characters. It has been a year and a half since the arcade release and almost a year since the console release. In this time span an unbelievable amount of research and study has been done on characters and tactics."

“We are very surprised to the extensiveness of this, and many things we were not expecting were discovered as a result. However, for SSFIV I don’t think anyone is too strong or too weak.”
Super Street Fighter IV is out on Xbox 360 and PS3 on April 30th.

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