Street Fighter 3 Third Strike which is soon to hit the PlayStation Network will be DRM free, the video gaming veterans Capcom has confirmed today. To sum up what this means for you, the game will be playable offline – a mode which had previously been missing from other Capcom games that did have DRM that forced players to be online at all times if they wished to play the game at all. It was simply stated by Capcom that “”It is playable offline. We deemed that very important for future tournament use”.
Street Fighter 3 Third Strike is part of Sony’s Summer of Arcade rival: PlayStation Network Play and even more good news was to come as it was confirmed that the tournament modes that will be included in Street Fighter 3 Third Strike. The game arrives with a number of different tournament rulesets, such as “Evo rules” that allow organisers to ban certain characters, set blind selects and determine rounds. All rulesets are in the eight man, single elimination format.
PlayStation Network Play begins off with the launch of the game on 24th August and gamers have the ability to unlock character Gill without having to complete the game.