Capcom Co. this week said Street Fighter X Tekken for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360, and the PC will include a new Gem System.

Each fighter can equip up to five gems that can boost speed, defense, strength, and assist properties.

Street Fighter X Tekken, to be sold Mar. 6, is a new 2D fighting title that includes tag team matches between iconic characters in each franchise.

Fighters include Ryu, Ken, Guile, Able, and Chun-Li from Street Fighter as well as Kazuya, Nina, King, Marduk, and Bob from Tekken, Dhalsim, Poison (Final Fight), Steve, Yoshimitsu, Lili, Zangief, Phoenix, and Nova.

A Special Edition SKU will include a 5-inch build-it-yourself arcade cabinet, prequel comic book, 36 Gems, and Nine exclusive gems for pre-order customers.

Sony in Aug. price cut the PS3 160GB SKU to $249.99.

In addition, the PS3 320GB Move Bundle now sells at $349.99.

The new Playstation 3 320GB Infamous 2 Bundle includes the PS3 320GB hardware SKU, Infamous 2, a 30-day Playstation Plus trail membership and Dualshock 3 Controller at $299.99.

Finally, the Playstation 3 320GB Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Bundle will sell in Nov. at $299.99

Microsoft in Sept. began sale of the new limited edition Xbox 360 320GB Gears of War 3 Bundle at $399.99.

In 2012 it will sell the Xbox 360 Limited Edition Star Wars Kinect Bundle at $449.99.

The Xbox 360 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle, to be sold Nov. 8, will include an Xbox 360 320GB SKU with custom Modern Warfare 3 graphics and sounds, two custom wireless controllers, special Avatar items, Bluetooth Headset, and a copy of Modern Warfare 3 at $399.99.

Current Xbox 360 stand-alone SKUs include the Xbox 360 250GB hardware at $299.99 and the Xbox 360 4GB hardware at $199.99.

Bundle SKUs include the Xbox 360 250GB Kinect Special Edition Bundle at $399.99 and the Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect bundle at $299.99.

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