A new challenger has been announced for the arcade version of Street Fighter IV, and presumably the home versions as well. It's fan favorite, and brutal boss character, Akuma.
All we have right now is a piece of artwork, but word is you'll be able to fight him if you prove your worth. My guess is he'll be one of the extra playable characters set for the home version of the title.
Considering he's been playable in some way or another in all the recent Street Fighter titles, I don't see a reason not to include him. Now if only I could get some SFIII fighters...
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