Street Fighter X Tekken for PS Vita will be released across Europe on October 19, Capcom has confirmed.

The game features 55 playable characters, including the 38 from the original console game, five from the PS3 version and 12 new playable characters delivered as a free download: Blanka, Cody, Dudley, Elena, Guy and Sakura from the Street Fighter side, and Alisa Bosconovitch, Bryan Fury, Christie Monteiro, Jack-X, Lars Alexandersson and Lei Wulong from the Tekken side.

The game will also allow cross-platform play against PS3 fighters.

And there's a range of supplemental features only found on Vita.

  • Augmented Reality: Pose and take pictures of your favourite characters, and then place them in real life photos.
  • Front and Rear Touch Panels: Create the size and positioning of extra buttons on the front and rear touch panels, and customise these with different moves. Also, menus now work with the touch screen.
  • Near: Customise the costumes of your characters, and share them with other Vita owners that pass by. Collect other players' custom costumes.
  • KO Monument: Collect trophies from the players you beat and build the ultimate KO monument.