Looks like Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition is Coming in January

Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition is probably real, now that Amazon has a page for it

If you've been spectating from the sidelines or are waiting for a reason to join the fight, now is the time!

According to the official Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition fact sheet, the ability to unlock premium costumes will run throughout 2018.

Capcom originally said it wouldn't do the upgrade routine for Street Fighter 5, the old song and dance that resulted in no less than four separate versions of Street Fighter 4 hitting store shelves. The package also includes Extra Battle Mode, a second V-Trigger for all characters, and a completely redesigned user interface including colors, menu items, effects, and more. It's the only game in the series that hasn't had an arcade machine - Street Fighter IV, believe it or not, launched in the arcades before hitting home consoles. However, the leak happened when a hard-core fan named X-Kira mined data from the game's codes, which revealed a lot of information about the upcoming DLC for "Street Fighter V". With extra challenges being added and more unannounced content on the way, Street Fighter V will continue to deliver new and refreshed content on a regular basis throughout 2018 and beyond.

Thursday's confirmation came hours after retail giant Amazon posted a listing for the game.

Other files that were data-mined have implied the possibility of an arcade mode for the game. The update, which will include all of Arcade Edition's "gameplay-related content", will be free for existing Street Fighter V owners.

So should you be angry at Capcom for seemingly going back on its promise and releasing an Arcade Edition version of the game?

The road for Capcom has been rougher than expected as of late thanks to an underwhelming start for Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite and the underperforming Street Fighter 5.