New fighting game to be download only.
Capcom continues its push into digital distribution, announcing that it will release Fate/unlimited codes for the PSP only as a downloadable title through the PlayStation Store. Already rated T for Teen, this arcade port is actually based on the visual novel "Fate/stay night" that was released in Japan for PC and PS2.
Eighting is handling development of this port, and has reportedly updated the controls to make them more user-friendly, as well as added local wireless play for two.
You'll find more in the press release below:
SAN MATEO, Calif. — April 28, 2009 -- Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that a fighting game, Fate/unlimited codes, is scheduled for release in North America in Summer 2009. This exciting PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system title will only be available for sale via the PlayStation®Store on the PSP system and Media Manager Pro for the PSP system. Fate/unlimited codes is rated T for Teen by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and will be available this summer for $29.99.
Based on the PC and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system visual novel ‘Fate/stay night,’ Fate/unlimited codes takes place in a local town in Japan where 7 pairs of ‘Masters’ and ‘Servants’ compete for the ‘Holy Grail’ that will grant them any wish. This compelling combat experience for the PSP system features a deep roster of characters and unique fighting moves, while employing a fast-paced, weapons-based fighting system that is sure to meet any Capcom fans highest expectations.
The original Arcade version has been greatly updated for the PSP system, and designed in such a way so that anyone can pull-off a speedy action move with the most basic fighting game controls. Special attacks are easy to pull off as well, making this one of those rare fighting games that almost anyone can jump into and become a pro at.
For those feeling confident enough to take on some competition, Fate/unlimited codes supports local wireless play on the PSP system, allowing two players to duke it out wirelessly. Additionally, the game has dozens of unlockable secrets, including alternate costumes, 250 plus missions and mini-games. Eighting, the development team that brought you Tatsunoko vs. Capcom now brings this exciting game to the PSP system.
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