Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Street Fighter X Tekken - 12 New Characters Incoming

Given the popularity of this Capcom/Namco crossover, and Capcom's love of expanded rosters and DLC, this announcement should come as a surprise to no one.  For fans of the game however, it should be welcome news.


Here's the press release:

Capcom today confirmed the advanced release of 12 new playable characters for Street Fighter X Tekken on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Originally scheduled to be available after the PS Vita version launches this fall, these 12 new characters will now be added to the all-star roster on July 31, 2012 as DLC for the low price of €19.99/£15.99 (1600 Microsoft Points).

Bringing the robust Street Fighter X Tekken character line-up to an impressive 50, the newly-added playable characters are…
  • From the Street Fighter side: Blanka, Cody, Dudley, Elena, Guy, Sakura
  • And from Tekken: Alisa Bosconovitch, Bryan Fury, Christie Monteiro, Jack-X, Lars Alexandersson, Lei Wulong
For those who purchase the PS Vita version of Street Fighter X Tekken this fall, the first run of all retail copies will come with two free download codes that allow owners to transfer DLC content to their PS3. One code will be for the additional 12 characters and the second will give Vita players free alternate costumes for the core roster of 38 characters. Additionally, anyone who pre-orders the upcoming PS Vita version at select retailers will receive alternate costumes for the 12 new characters. All DLC can be shared between PS3 and PS Vita.


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