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DLC characters will cost about $6 apiece in Street Fighter 5, premium costumes will be around $4

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • February 5, 2016 at 7:16 p.m. PST • Comments: 186

Approximate prices for an individual DLC character in Street Fighter 5 were recently given out by Capcom's Matt Dahlgren.

Speaking with Venture Beat, Dahlgren said that individual characters will cost around $6 USD (600 zenny) and premium costumes will run about $4 USD (400 zenny) apiece.

You can compare this with the season pass of Street Fighter 5, which includes all 6 initial DLC characters and a premium costume for each of those fighters, priced at $29.99 USD.
All content that impacts gameplay can be earned with Fight Money

If you're worried that content that will impact the game's balance will be hidden behind a paywall with no other way to open it up — that's not the case.

"Some costumes will be available to earn with just Fight Money, some costumes will be available just for zenny, but anything that could affect the outcome of a match needs to be earnable with Fight Money," said Dahlgren.

But how much time will it take?

Giving a ballpark idea of how much time you'll have to put in to unlock the first character, Capcom said that getting enough Fight Money for an initial DLC fighter will be pretty easy.

"In the beginning there's definitely a large influx of Fight Money through all of the single-player content. It should be relatively easy for players to earn a new character in that first month," Dahlgren said.

"In the long term, it depends on the player's skill, but we're trying to make a system that's fair and balanced to reward players of all types. We don't want to make it too grind-heavy on top of that. That's part of the reason we developed the daily challenges. It's supposed to be about remaining engaged.

"If you log in on a daily basis, or every other day, and complete the challenges, you should be able to get the new characters as they come out," Dahlgren concluded.

Source: Venture Beat.
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