Capcom confirms Darkstalkers for PlayStation Network

UPDATE: European launch "will happen".

UPDATE: Capcom has told Eurogamer that Darkstalkers will launch on the European PlayStation Store, but was unable to provide us with a release date.

"We're working on the EU release with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe [SCEE] at the moment," a spokesperson said. "It will happen but we can't confirm when just yet. As soon as we know, we'll inform everyone."

ORIGINAL STORY: Capcom has confirmed that Darkstalkers is coming to the PlayStation Network.

The PlayStation version of the arcade original Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors launches on 29th November in the US. Hopefully it will launch in Europe a day later, on Wednesday 30th November. We're checking with Capcom now.

The 1994 classic is considered by many to be one of the greatest fighting games ever made, and introduced many of the mechanics seen in modern day 2D fighters.

Capcom's fighting game producer Yoshinori Ono is often asked about the possibility of making a new Darkstalkers game.

In March Ono told Eurogamer Capcom had received over 100,000 requests from fans for a new Darkstalkers game - up from the 5000 it had in August 2010. Capcom wants one million requests before it reignites the franchise.

"One day, if it goes half a million, Capcom may raise its eyebrow a little bit and I could do what I did in London in 2007 when I announced the comeback of Street Fighter," Ono said.

"In the near future, with your help, it may become true. It's on its way, because we're pretty much where we were with Street Fighter a few years back. So keep it up."

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