55 Playable Characters - In addition to the robust roster of 43 characters from the PS3 version, the PS Vita version features 12 new playable characters. PlayStation 3 players will receive these additional 12 characters as free DLC.
Cross-Platform Play - Portable gaming has reached a new level. Cross-Platform Play allows PS Vita players of Street Fighter X Tekken to compete against PS3 players.
Accessible Touch Controls - New control schemes will be added which utilize the PS Vita's touch screen capabilities. Additionally, now menus can be manipulated using touch screen controls as well.
PS Vita and PS3 Data Sharing - All DLC purchased on the PS3 version can be used on the PS Vita version, and vice versa. Additionally, edited and customized data on the PS Vita version can be transferred to the PS3 version via a save data link.