Street Fighter X Tekken producer Yoshinori Ono revealed at New York Comic-Con today that the game will be hitting shelves on March 6 in North America and March 9 in Europe. In addition to announcing the game release dates, Ono provided new info on Street Fighter X Tekken’s Gem System that modifies characters’ abilities and stats. Full details are available on Capcom-Unity.
Street Fighter X Tekken delivers the ultimate tag team match up featuring iconic characters from each franchise, and one of the most robust character line ups in fighting game history. With the addition of new gameplay mechanics, the acclaimed fighting engine from Street Fighter IV has been refined to suit the needs of both Street Fighter and Tekken players alike. Street Fighter X Tekken is headed to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012, and announced by Ono-san at New York Comic-Con, a PC version that just began development. More details on the PlayStation Vita version and the PC version will be revealed in the future.
Also be sure to check out this sweet set of gameplay videos that shed some light on the new Gem system, as well as a few character teasers straight from Capcom at NYCC.
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