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Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition

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This page is for expanded releases of the game. For the original 2009 version, see Street Fighter IV.

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition /
Ultra Street Fighter IV
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition / Ultra Street Fighter IV cover
Windows QLOC
Russia 1C-SoftClub
Release dates
Windows July 5, 2011
Metacritic 84
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Microtransactions Cosmetic, Unlock
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Arcade, Fighting
Series Street Fighter
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition on HowLongToBeat
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition on IGDB
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition guide on StrategyWiki
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition on MobyGames
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition on Wikipedia
Street Fighter 1989
Street Fighter II 1993
Super Street Fighter II Turbo 1995
Super Street Fighter II 1996
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo 1997
Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams 1997
Street Fighter Alpha 2 1997
Typing Fighter II Plus 2000
Street Fighter Online: Mouse Generation 2008
Street Fighter IV 2009
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition 2011
Street Fighter X Tekken 2012
Street Fighter X Mega Man 2012
Ultra Street Fighter IV 2014
Street Fighter V 2016
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection 2018
Capcom Fighting Collection 2022
Street Fighter 6 2023


For Games for Windows - LIVE on Windows 8 or later, install the latest Games for Windows - LIVE software.

This article covers two mutually related expanded variants of the fighting game Street Fighter IV.

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition is the third variant of Street Fighter IV, released on July 5, 2011. It was originally distributed on consoles as DLC/edition upgrade for Super Street Fighter IV (the second variant), but on PC they were only sold in a bundle. Compared to the original Street Fighter IV, it includes multiple new characters, new stages, rebalanced existing characters, as well as new game modes (Team Battle, Replay Channel, Endless Battle). Two major updates were released: "Version 2012" from December 13, 2011, with changed attacks and updated hitboxes[1]; and the short-lived "Version 2014" from May 30, 2014 which switched the online multiplayer service from Games for Windows - LIVE to Steamworks[2], and also tweaked some interface elements and replay system.[3]

Ultra Street Fighter IV is the fourth and final variant of the game, released on August 7, 2014, and existing owners of SSF4AE need to purchase an edition upgrade package to access its new content. Confusingly, the Steam SKU was renamed to this version for all users.[4] This edition includes a final set of 5 additional characters, 6 stages ported from Street Fighter X Tekken, new mechanics (Ultra Combo Double, Red Focus Attack and Delayed Standing), the Elimination game mode, the ability to join other players online in Training mode, and an edition selection mechanic which allows the selection of characters as they were balanced in prior editions of the game.

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Official forums
Street Fighter IV Subreddit
Street Fighter Wiki
Strategy guides


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Arcade Edition.
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Ultra Street Fighter IV.
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Arcade Edition. Ultra Street Fighter IV also available.
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Arcade Edition. Ultra Street Fighter IV also available.
Green Man Gaming
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Ultra Street Fighter IV.
Humble Store
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Ultra Street Fighter IV.
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Ultra Street Fighter IV.
Games for Windows Marketplace (unavailable)
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Arcade Edition.[5]
Origin (unavailable)
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Arcade Edition.
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All non-Steam versions require Games for Windows - LIVE DRM.[Note 1]
Base game product keys activate on Steam, but DLC bought via the Games for Windows Marketplace can not be redeemed this way.[6]

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Skip NVIDIA logo
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\movie\nvidia.
  2. Delete, move or rename TheWay_1280x800.wmv

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/45760/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/45760/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud


Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use this modified exe.
Use this modified exe.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use GameCompanion or similar software.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
In-game Vsync is broken.[7]
60 FPS
Locked to 60fps
120+ FPS
Fixed frame rate has to be enabled to prevent broken game speed.[citation needed]
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.


Input settings.
Input settings.


Sound settings.
Sound settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Background music, sound effects, voice
Surround sound
Auto configures up to 5.1 output[8]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


English or Japanese voices can be set individually for each character upon clearing Arcade Mode for the first time, as well as the cutscenes.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese
Marked as "Portuguese (Portugal)".
Some language options seems to have vanished after Steamworks update, including Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish. Steam defaults language to English with these languages.[citation needed]


Online features in non-Steam versions require a Microsoft account (optional for offline play).

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
2 Versus
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Issues fixed

Game not detecting controller

Plug controller after launching game[9]
Change window focus and return[9]
  • Alt+Tab out of the game and return.

Dependency installation at each launch

Steam version may try to install dependencies that are already installed.
Edit the registry[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\Steam\Apps\45760.
  2. If any of the directx, vcredist or gfwl values are missing, add a string with that missing name, and set it with a decimal value of 1.

Frame rate and online sync issues

Change frame rate options[10]

The game runs best when using the 'Fixed' frame rate option under 'Graphics Settings' and disabled VSync. This also fixes some potential online desynchronization issues. Using the 'Smooth' frame rate option can lead to malfunctioning attacks. The game was designed to be run at a constant 60 FPS so anything other than a fixed frame rate can cause issues. If tearing occurs, enable VSync either through the game or the graphics card's control panel, but this adds a minor delay in input, albeit not noticeable to most players.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Interface Scaleform
Cutscenes Windows Media Foundation
Multiplayer Steamworks, Games for Windows - LIVE Non-Steam versions use Games for Windows - LIVE.

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600
ATI Radeon X1600
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support


  1. Games for Windows - LIVE DRM features: SSA activation, local profile support unknown.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data: