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Ultra Street Fighter 4 on PS4 Will Support PS3 Arcade Sticks

Capcom has released a new trailer for the PS4 exclusive re-release of Ultra Street Fighter IV, ahead of its digital release on May 26. Additionally, Sony has confirmed the PS4 version will be compatible with PS3 sticks.

Posting on the EU PlayStation Blog, Sony’s director of third party productions, Gio Corsi, confirmed the compatibility drivers, which were created by Skullgirls developer Lab Zero, had been included.

“Ultra Street Fighter IV will support PS4 FightSticks, of course,” said Corsi. “But we’ve also included Lab Zero’s drivers so that USFIV will support licensed PS3 FightSticks as well.”

Lab Zero’s drivers allow any arcade stick that identifies itself as a Generic USB GamePad or Joystick to work. This means the MadCatz’s officially licensed line of controllers and sticks, which are incredibly popular among fighting game players, will be supported.

Some smaller brands and custom builds such as GodLike Controls’ Cthulhu boards will also work. However, it must be noted that milage may vary for other sticks, particularly those that identify themselves as a DualShock input.

It is advisable to consult Capcom Unity or the Lab Zero‘s site after Ultra Street Fighter IV launches on PS4 for further compatibility details.

Corsi also confirmed the game will run at 1080p and 60 frames per second. The minor input lag PS3 players of the previous Street Fighter IV titles have endured has also been eliminated.

Ultra Street Fighter IV for PS4 will include all previously released costume DLC. Recently released content such as the Vacation and Wild costumes will also be included, as well as the Omega Mode.

The PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV was originally announced in December and is due to launch sometime this spring. Pricing has not been announced.

Capcom and Sony previously announced Street Fighter V. The game is currently in development for PS4 and PC only, and will support cross-platform play.

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