Capcom Co. this week Street Fighter X Tekken for Sony Corp.’s Playstation Vita will include cross-platform play with the Playstation 3.
Cross-platform play functionality will allow owners of either SKU to fight each other online.
In addition, customers who purchase the PS Vita SKU, which includes 12 new characters, will automatically receive the characters as free DLC for the PS3 SKU.
The 12 fighters include Blanka, Cody, Dudley, Elena, Guy, Sakura, Alisa Bosconovitch, Bryan Fury, Christie Monteiro, Jack, Lars Alexandersson and Lei Wulong.
The additional fighters will be sold in a premium DLC download for consoles this fall.
Street Fighter X Tekken is a new 2D fighting title that includes tag team matches between iconic characters in each franchise.
A Special Edition SKU includes a 5-inch build-it-yourself arcade cabinet, prequel comic book, and 36 Gems.