the international martial arts tournament to prove his strength. If doing two player mode, the second player
will assume the role of Ken, Ryu's former training partner and friendly rival, who challenges Ryu.
The single-player mode consists of a series of battles against ten opponents from five different nations. At the beginning of the game, the player can choose the country where their first match will take place: the available choices are Japan or the U.S., as well as China or England (depending on the game's configuration). The player will then proceed to fight against two fighters from the chosen country before proceeding to the next country.