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Street Fighter x Tekken to be rebalanced as Version 2013

Street Fighter x Tekken will be given a thorough overhaul with a free update bringing the fighter to Version 2013.

The update announced by Yoshinori Ono during New York Comic Con, and then detailed during a panel by Matt Dahlgren.

Version 213 is expected in mid-December and althouhg a full change list has not been released, some of the details are listed below, as reported by Shoryuken:

    System Changes
  • Standard throws are faster, and now have a 5F start-up, rather than the 7F start-up in previous versions.
  • Anti-air techniques for Tekken characters have been improved.
  • Recoverable health regenerates at a slower rater, reducing the number of timeouts.
  • Recoverable health has a more distinct color.
  • The cinematic camera during Boost Combos has been changed, giving battles a speedier feel.
  • The visual effect while Gems are active has been changed.
  • The “Fight” message at the start of each round disappears faster.
    Character Changes
  • Ken: ’Shippu Jinraikyaku’ now has greater forward movement and increased damage.
  • Kazuya: ’EX Wind God Fist’ now has full invincibility from the start-up to the end of active frames.
  • M. Bison: ’Knee Press Nightmare” is now projectile-invincible.
  • Bob and Paul: Walk speed is now faster.

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