Skullgirls for PS4 and PS Vita has fully-voiced character stories, cross-play, more

Lab Zero details 2nd Encore's exclusive new features.

Skullgirls

Skullgirls 2nd Encore, the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita version of Skullgirls Encore, will have a slew of new features, including fully-voiced character stories, cross-play, and character-specific trials, Lab Zero Games announced.

Get the full list of new features below. Currently, these are exclusive to the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions, but Lab Zero is considering making them downloadable content for the PC version at a later date.

Fully-voiced Story Mode

Responding to fan demand, the story modes for Skullgirls 2nd Encore will be fully voiced! Featuring some of anime’s best and brightest, the new voices bring Skullgirls’ deep characters and lore to life.

Here’s a cast list:

  • Filia: Christine Marie Cabanos
  • Samson: Patrick Seitz
  • Cerebella: Cristina Valenzuela
  • Peacock: Sarah Williams
  • Parasoul: Erin Fitzgerald
  • Ms. Fortune: Kimlinh Tran
  • Painwheel: Danielle McRae
  • Valentine: Laura Post
  • Double: Charlotte Ann
  • Marie: Kira Buckland
  • Squigly: Lauren Landa
  • Leviathan: Liam O’Brien
  • Big Band: Rich Brown
  • Fukua: Christine Marie Cabanos
  • Eliza: Michelle Ruff
  • Sekhmet: Wendee Lee
  • Albus: Christopher Corey Smith
  • Horace: Sean Schemmel
  • Beowulf: Kai Kennedy
  • Robo Fortune: Kimlinh Tran
  • Skull Heart: Cassandra Lee & Cristina Valenzuela
  • Mrs Victoria: Wendee Lee
  • Annie: Erica Mendez
  • Zane: Matt Mercer
  • Minette: Cassandra Lee
  • Umbrella: Cassandra Lee
  • Black Dahlia: Wendee Lee
  • Brain Drain: Kaiji Tang
  • Venus: Lauren Landa
  • Aeon: Cristina Vee
  • Yu-Wan: Kaiji Tang
  • Molly: Cassandra Lee
  • Adam: Christopher Smith
  • Ileum: Laura Post
  • Stanley: Christopher Smith
  • Avery: Christine Marie Cabanos
  • Tommy Ten-Tons: Mike Zaimont
  • Andy Anvil: Kaiji Tang
  • Hive: Erin Fitzgerald
  • Feng: Kira Buckland
  • Dr. Avian: Liam O’Brien
  • Leduc: Kyle Hebert
  • Riccardo: Kyle Hebert
  • Vitale: Kyle Hebert
  • Lorenzo: Mike Zaimont
  • Lawrence: Kaiji Tang
  • Irvin: Kyle Hebert
  • Selene Contiello: Erin Fitzgerald
  • Roberto Contiello: Kyle Hebert
  • Sister Agatha: Cristina Vee
  • Grendel: Kaiji Tang

Challenges

In challenges, players square off against opponents with a variety of unique battle conditions to test their mettle. Can you beat Big Band without jumping? Or defeat triple Doubles?

Trials

Trials test players’ skills by having them to perform combos. Trials are built on a new button-by-button instructional system to make learning combos easier and more intuitive than ever.

Furthermore, unlike many fighting game trials, Skullgirls 2nd Encore’s trials include combos frequently used in real play, from basic bread ‘n butter to more advanced combos.

Survival Mode

Skullgirls 2nd Encore’s new Survival Mode pits players against an endless procession of foes – how long can you last?

The better you do, the more health you’ll recover between rounds. The longer you last, the harder your foes will become.

Full Platinum Trophy Set

For all the trophy hunters out there, Skullgirls 2nd Encore will have a full Platinum trophy set.

The 43 trophies will test players’ mastery of Skullgirls and the new content. Many of the previous trophies are returning, while others have been adjusted based on player feedback.

Cross-Play Across the Entire PlayStation Family

To keep the online community from fragmenting, Skullgirls 2nd Encore supports cross-play across all three PlayStation platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita!

PlayStation 4 Version: PS3 Peripheral Support

Skullgirls 2nd Encore will support PlayStation 3 fight sticks on the PlayStation 4, thanks to the excellent work of our friend John “Cowboy” Bellomy. Just plug in your old stick and play!

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