[UPDATE] Street Fighter x Tekken Ver. 2013 Scheduled For Mid-December Release; Major System Changes, Current Character Changes Introduced

By on October 11, 2012 at 4:16 pm

At New York Comic Con, Capcom announced that Street Fighter X Tekken will be receiving a free update, bringing all platforms up to Ver.2013. The update is scheduled for release in mid-December. While it seems this new version will have a great number of adjustments, here’s an introduction to some game features that have undergone significant changes.

System Changes

Normal throws are faster, now with a 5F start-up over the 7F start-up in previous versions.

Tekken characters have improved anti-air techniques.

Recoverable health regenerates at a slower rate, reducing the number of timeouts.

Cinematic camera during Boost Combos has been changed, giving battles a more speedy feel.

Recoverable healthy has more distinct color.

Current Version | Ver.2013

The visual effect while Gems are active has been changed.

Current Version | Ver.2013

The “FIGHT” message at the beginning of the round disappears from the screen faster.

Character Changes

Below are the currently known character changes.

Shippu Jinraikyaku has greater forward movement, increased damage.

EX Wind God Fist now has full invincibility from start-up to the end of active frames.

Knee Press Nightmare is now projectile-invincible.

Bob, Paul
Walk speed is now faster.

Source: 4Gamer, GAME Watch