Fighting and friendship. That’s what today’s special weekday giveaway is
all about. The recent release of Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online on
XBLA and PSN is exciting news for fighting fans – and we want to offer you a
chance to download it for free. Entering is easy, but our supply of Xbox 360
and PlayStation 3 download codes are limited. So scroll down to find out how to
As far as Street Fighter games go, Third Strike will be especially appealing to
more hardcore fans. Don’t expect any lucky wins when playing online. Parrying
is key and whiffed attacks will not go unpunished. Playing into Third Strike’s
more technical gameplay, Capcom has also introduced the fan-made netcode system
GGPO into the game. This is a first for Capcom – and adopting GGPO helps ensure
fewer visual hiccups when playing against someone with a slower internet
connection. So here’s hoping to fewer instances of losses due to lag.
Above: GR sits down with Capcom’s Derek Neal to play some Third Strike
Online. Read our review for our final verdict
Still want a free download? Great! Just leave a comment on this article and
tell us if you’d prefer a 360 code or a PS3 code before 9:00 am (Pacific Time)
on Thursday, August 25. Winners will be selected at random and will receive a
private message from one of our administrators tomorrow with the code.
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