As Ultra Street Fighter IV continues to be figured out by the community at large, folks are starting to put together some more concrete opinions on which characters are strongest in the game. While everyone has their own opinion, two respected players recently came forward and provided their thoughts on which cast members rank in the game’s upper echelons.
Taiwanese competitor Bruce “AVM|GamerBee” Hsiang recently tweeted out some interesting thoughts from Nemo of The Black Eye and Evo 2014 runner-up Bonchan, highly-skilled Japanese players that have shown they know a thing or two about the game.[column size=”one-half”]
- Evil Ryu
- Evil Ryu
- Fei Long
As you can see, their opinions align very closely. Both of their lists include Yun, Evil Ryu, Ibuki, and Poison, with the first pair ranked as the top two in their minds. The outliers, on the other hand, are drastically different, with Nemo choosing perennial grappler Zangief and Bonchan going with Fei Long, who has remained strong since he began to dominate in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition.
Though having word from two of the world’s best players is nice in and of itself, it also serves to stir up a bit of discussion throughout the rest of the scene. What do you think of their lists? Be sure to let us know in the comments!