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Street Fighter X Tekken getting free 'hefty' update

Major 'Ver. 2013' update coming later this year

Capcom has confirmed it will release a free 'hefty' update for Street Fighter X Tekken later this year.

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In a similar fashion to previous fighting games from Capcom, after months in the hands of gamers SFXT will receive a major update that will make numerous balance tweaks, along with an inevitably long list of other changes and additions.

"Full details are still to come," says Capcom, but as an appetiser, here's a list of balance-focused tweaks coming to each character:

Ken
Extended the forward distance of Shippu Jinraikyaku with damage increased!

Kazuya
Becomes completely invulnerable when Demon God Fist EX is activated (until the attack ends)

Cammy
Hooligan Combination can take off to Cannon Strike EX

Julia
Increased the damage of Lashing Arrow EX with wall bounce damage

Julia
Extended in-air time on short distance heavy punch and can chain to Super Arts

Bob
Giga Jacker EX sends opponent to a hard knockdown state

Abel
Wall bounce on Counter Hit of Shoulder Tackle

Xiaoyu
Invulnerable frame has been added on Hakkesho EX

Balrog
Dash Swing Blow EX on crouched foes makes them fall on their backside

Heihachi
Increased damage on Chrome Dome! Also, MAX Chrome Dome can't be defended

Ibuki
While falling after Kunai EX, Canceling can be activated on Kunai EX

Paul
Invulnerable time on Shredder EX has been extended

Bob & Paul
Their walk speed has become faster

Capcom today also released a new Street Fighter X Tekken Vita gameplay trailer and screenshots.

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