Capcom has helpfully released a trailer for the upcoming re-release of Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike Online Edition
that details the cool new features they are adding to the arcade classic. Youtube sharing
has already been covered, but that is just the tip of this 2D iceberg.
I would explain the GGPO Netcode, and why it was the first thing mentioned, but that gets very technical, very quickly. It is the same Netcode used by BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger
, one of the most seamless, lag-free online fighting games of this generation. Let's just say that the GGPO Netcode is a very big, very awesome addition.
Challenges are a big feature of Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike Online Edition
with perhaps the most hyped challenge being the penultimate 'Parry' challenge. This challenge asks you to recreate one of the, if not THE, most famous moments in competitive Street Fighter history. That's right, you will be asked to recreate THIS:
Good luck with that. Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike Online Edition
will strike the marketplace August 24th for 1200 MSP.