SAN MATEO, CA— November 19, 2008 Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, is proud to announce the“Season of Street Fighter®” in celebration of the imminent release of Super Street Fighter® II Turbo HD Remix, coming to PlayStation®Network on November 25, 2008, and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft on November 26, 2008. The“Season of Street Fighter” will feature an assortment of Street Fighter-themed downloadable content (DLC) packs, music inspired by Street Fighter, and newly revamped digital destination points for both the Xbox LIVE online games and entertainment network and PlayStation®Network.
Capcom kicked off the“Season of Street Fighter” with the release of the Super Street Fighter® Pinball FX downloadable pack, which added a new Street Fighter pinball table to one of the most popular downloadable games on Xbox LIVE Arcade. The Street Fighter UNO® DLC pack will feature new Street Fighter Command Cards with signature Street Fighter power moves, as well as backgrounds and music inspired by Street Fighter. Capcom will also have another“little” surprise coming to the PlayStation®Network later in the holiday season.
Additionally, Capcom will be releasing a direct-to-download music album of hip-hop tracks inspired by the Street Fighter series. Street Fighter® Underground Remix will feature the musical flavor of artists such as DJ Qbert, Hieroglyphics, Redman, Oh No, DJ Toure, Mistah FAB and Zion I. Each artist has produced a Street Fighter tribute track that will be free of charge and exclusive to the PlayStation®Network when Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix launches.
Complimenting the Street Fighter themed content, fans can access all of the Street Fighter related material through two new branded digital destinations. Capcom’s branded store on PlayStation®Network is the only third-party company to offer a centralized area where gamers can download games, demos, themes, videos, and music. Street Fighter® II Turbo HD Remix will be one of the first games to be featured in the New Xbox® Experience with a Branded Destination Experience, which will offer a variety of Street Fighter related downloadable content including new Premium and Basic Themes.