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Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online is costing Capcom plenty

Tuesday, 10th May 2011 07:46 GMT By Jessica Citizen

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online is still in development at Capcom, even though things have been a little quiet of late.

Street Fighter III - 3rd Strike Online

Behind the scenes, the developers have been working furiously on the downloadable fighter, spending plenty of money to make sure it’s up to scratch.

According to VP Christian Svensson, the game is “the highest budget digital title we’ve done” at Capcom USA. That means it’s already overtaken the generous budget allocated to Super Street Fighter II HD Remix, and that money paid for a set of completely redrawn graphics.

We’re already hearing rumblings that this one will be pretty special, and it sounds like we won’t have to wait long to find out more. Svensson has promised that we will be “deluged with information” in a month or so, which just so happens to put the calendar smack bang on E3 week. Who ever would have guessed?

Thanks, Joystiq, for finding the Ask Capcom event.

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3 Comments

  1. neon6

    You guys don’t visit Shoryuken frequently do you? I read something about this like 3 days ago: http://shoryuken.com/content/ask-capcom-seth-sven-answer-questions-about-3rd-strike-online-4444/

    #1 4 years ago
  2. StolenGlory

    Bah, posted this in the news thread early yesterday. Ergh, sorry to sound like a grump folks – I need a coffee and the office manager hasn’t brought any in.

    *Looks at bonus performance review*

    Righto, someone isn’t gonna be able to afford that shiny new phone this month then *Evil grin*.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. khemphoud

    Capcom USA? Hell no!
    They’ll ruin it the same way they did with HD Remix.

    #3 4 years ago

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