Street Fighter x Tekken Vita Release Date Announced

July 20, 2012

Capcom have announced that Street Fighter X Tekken will be released for the PlayStation Vita on October 19th.

The game delivers 55 playable characters. In addition to the core roster of 38 characters from the console version and the five exclusive characters from the PS3 version, the PS Vita version will arrive with a free download code for the 12 new playable characters. These are Blanka, Cody, Dudley, Elena, Guy and Sakura from the Street Fighter side, and Alisa Bosconovitch, Bryan Fury, Christie Monteiro, Jack-X, Lars Alexandersson and Lei Wulong from the Tekken side. It also offers  Cross-Platform Play with PS Vita players being able to compete against PS3 players as well as the ability to challenge other owners wherever they are in the world either locally  through Wi-Fi or through the PS Vita’s 3G connection.

The main PS Vita features include:

  • Augmented Reality: Pose and take pictures of your favourite characters, and then place them in real life photos.
  • Front and Rear Touch Panels: Create the size and positioning of extra buttons on the front and rear touch panels, and customise these with different moves. Also, menus now work with the touch screen.
  • Near: Customise the costumes of your characters, and share them with other Vita owners that pass by. Collect other players’ custom costumes.
  • KO Monument: Collect trophies from the players you beat and build the ultimate KO monument.

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