Street Fighter IV is, indeed, coming to the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC, Capcom announced today, confirming rumors that first surfaced yesterday online.
Street Fighter IV is the first “new” Street Fighter game in quite a while, as Capcom has previously focused on varying versions of its popular Street Fighter II arcade game. Last we checked, the series stood at the Street Fighter II: Hyper Mega Super-Duper Tricked-Out Ultra Edition.
Street Fighter IV has a distinctive new look even though it’s still a 2D game, as you can see in our Street Fighter IV screenshot gallery.
Capcom’s brief announcement confirming the game was coming to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC went like this:
Big news from Capcom today! We’ve announced the console versions of Street Fighter IV. The next generation Street Fighter game finally finds a home on Xbox 360, PLayStation 3 system and Windows-based PC. Now you can join in on the non-stop breathtaking fighting game with all your favorite Street Fighter characters. Street Fighter IV brings a brand new fighting game to fans the world over. With the inclusion of Capcom’s latest advancements in new generation technology, Street Fighter IV promises to deliver an extraordinary experience that will re-introduce the world to the time-honored art of virtual martial arts.