The PS Vita version of the game will arrive in stores packed in with two download codes. One code will unlock 12 additional characters for the game (bringing the roster to 55), while the other--included only with the first production run of the game--will grant users alternate costumes for the 38 characters shared by the original PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 editions. On top of that, customers who preorder from certain retailers will receive yet another code to download alternate costumes for the 12 new characters. It is not clear which of these enticements will be included for players who download the game directly from the PlayStation Store, and Capcom had not responded to inquiries as of press time.
All DLC and save data for the PS Vita version will be transferable to the PS3 edition of the game for free. Additionally, the game features cross-platform play with its PS3 counterpart, and Capcom is promising unspecified new modes and features to take advantage of the PS Vita hardware, incorporating augmented reality, Near functionality, and both of the system's touch pads.