Skullgirls has a release date on PC. The game will be available for PC on August 22nd, and pre-orders will begin on August 1st.

 

The PC version of Skullgirls will be available via  GameFly, GamersGate, GameStop PC Downloads, Origin, and Steam. Online multiplayer will use GGPO and Steamworks, while a new “All Play” feature will allow for multiple fights within a single lobby. Steam trading cards will be supported as well, and the game will include a spectator mode.

 

Pre-ordering Skullgirls on PC will get you the Character Color Pack, featuring 5 new color palettes for each of the game’s eight core characters as well as beta access. Being able to access and play the beta will allow you to give feedback on each of the game’s upcoming DLC characters as they go into development.

 

On that note, yes, the five DLC characters funded via Skullgirls’ crowdfunding campaign earlier in the year are still going to be free. Each character will be available for free for three months after their release. Following this, each one will cost $5 to download.

 

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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