XBOX Avatars and Vita Features revealed for All-Stars Racing Transformed

More details have emerged for Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, this time concerning the Playstation 3, Vita and XBOX 360 versions. Sony’s new Vita product page for the game reveals that the handheld version will support motion steering and will allow players to fire weapons and activate All-Star moves via the touchscreen. The Playstation 3 product page confirms that the game will not support 3D. As for the 360 version, the product page confirms that Avatars will return as a part of the roster and that the game will support DLC. DLC support is also confirmed on the Vita and PS3 pages. All three versions will support up to eight players online. Also of note to 360 owners, Steve Lycett has told fans that Banjo-Kazooie will not be returning. After the break, lovely screens from the 360 version!

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9 responses to “XBOX Avatars and Vita Features revealed for All-Stars Racing Transformed

  1. DCGX says:

    Kind of sucks that Banjo & Kazooie aren’t going to be back. That was part of the reason I picked the first game up on 360. Having avatars back is great though. They were one of the best racers in the game for 360.

    I still haven’t made up my mind on which portable version to get: Vita or 3DS. Those Vita ‘features’ don’t add much to the experience, but I like the idea of more content coming to the Vita. Hopefully they’ll at least release a trailer on the 3DS in order to see the 3D effect before pre-ordering closes.

    • Teflon says:

      Well the Vita version runs on the same engine at the same framerate. It has the Metal Sonic and bonus stage Pre-Order DLC. And 3ds won’t have that. It will have 3D but it runs on a engine modified for 3ds cause it can’t run the original engine. Honestly Multiplat games are going to be a better choice for vita, plus MK7 will keep online inactive and PS Vita has way better online communication and party. I’m getting the Vita game over 3DS, for the fact it will be the better looking and you get first day bonuses. If you choose Vita. Add Teflon02. I’ll see ya on the race track

  2. Beat says:

    Its kinda been bugging me that we STILL don’t have a single quality picture of Aiai in-game. But other than that, these pics look stunning!

  3. Hitrax says:

    What about Ryo Hazuki? I suppose he wont be in either, would have shown him by now if he really was going to be in this iteration.

  4. radrappy says:

    I appreciate that the front of Tails’ boat is tipped white like one of his tails

  5. Kori-Maru says:

    There goes Joe Musashi! I’m kinda glad that Banjo isn’t in the game.

  6. I want someone from Valkyria chronicles!!!

  7. Kori-Maru says:

    @silverdragoon
    Same and Sakura Shinguji from Sakura Wars but no love for them in this game. We’ll only see awesome characters like that in Project X Zone. Time for me to buy a cheap Japanese 3DS.

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