Capcom and NAMCO BANDAI are pleased to announce that development is underway on two brand new fighting games, one to be developed by each company, featuring characters from both companies' flagship fighting franchises, Street Fighter and TEKKEN.
Street Fighter X TEKKEN, to be developed by Capcom for PlayStation®3, will feature TEKKEN characters making their debut in the Street Fighter world.
Meanwhile, NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.'s TEKKEN X Street Fighter will feature Street Fighter characters bringing the fight to the TEKKEN universe. This collaboration is one fighting games fans have been dreaming of.
Street Fighter Series Producer Yoshinori Ono, Capcom:
"This is history we're making. Two fighting games that have rivalled each other are finally standing on the same stage. This isn't just a showdown between TEKKEN and Street Fighter, but a decisive battle for Capcom and NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., so I'm going to give it my all."
TEKKEN Series Director Katsuhiro Harada, NAMCO BANDAI Games:
"The ultimate dream match-up is about to be realised. With this astonishing collaboration, a new chapter in fighting game history begins. The Street Fighter and TEKKEN development teams have a great relationship. However, I see this new project not as a collaboration, but as the competition of the century between two legendary fighting game franchises."
Street Fighter is best known for its well-polished 2D game play, and Street Fighter IV is an exemplary addition to the series. And now, in the new game based on the Street Fighter IV engine, the TEKKEN characters will be stepping into the ring to fight. Featuring two-on-two Tag Team Fighting, together with Battle and Training Modes, this title will push the series beyond its limits.