New Screens for Street Fighter X Tekken are a Knockout

Set to release early next year, Street Fighter X Tekken is shaping up to be an awesome game.

Check out game details and new screenshots after the jump.

The long awaited dream match-up between the two leaders in the fighting genre becomes a reality. STREET FIGHTER® X TEKKEN®, delivers the ultimate tag team match up featuring iconic characters from each franchise, and one of the most robust character line ups in fighting game history. With the addition of new gameplay mechanics, the acclaimed fighting engine from Street Fighter® IV been refi ned to suit the needs of both Street Fighter® and TEKKEN®players alike.

Key features

• Dream Match Up – Dozens of playable characters including Ryu, Ken, Guile, Abel, and Chun-Li from Street Fighter® as well as Kazuya, Nina, King, Marduk, and Bob from TEKKEN®.

• Real-time Tag Battle – Fight as a team of two and switch between characters strategically.
• Familiar Controls – In Street Fighter X Tekken, controls will feel familiar for fans of both series.
• Robust Online Modes – In addition to the online features from Super Street Fighter IV, Street Fighter X Tekken features totally upgraded online functionality and some new surprises.
The game is set to release on March 6, 2012 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.