Why this has piqued our interest
Street fighter is one of the games of those of a certain age's beginnings in gaming. This is usually enough to get us excited.
Now thought he prospect of cross platform play has us drooling with anticipation not just for this game but for the future of gaming.
Capcom we salute you (well Paul does anyway).
Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced Street Fighter(TM) V exclusively for the PlayStation(R)4 computer entertainment system (PS4(TM)) and for PC. Through a strategic partnership between Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Capcom, the next game in the legendary series will offer cross-platform play that will unite Street Fighter(TM) fans into a centralized player base for the first time ever. More game details on Street Fighter V, including release timing will be coming soon.
"Capcom is honored to be partnering with PlayStation to bring the next title in the Street Fighter series exclusively to PlayStation 4 console" said Kunio Neo, Capcom Europe's Chief Executive Officer. "Both Sony and Capcom recognize that our fans have been demanding the next step in the iconic series for a while and we're happy to be officially confirming our plans for Street Fighter V".
"We are very excited to be working so closely with Capcom on an exclusive basis to expand the fighting game genre in our markets across the world said Zeno Colaco, SVP of Publisher and Developer Relations at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. "We look forward to seeing the Street Fighter audience grow as we bring the most popular fighting game series in the world to a new generation of gamers".