In short: One of the most popular fighting game franchises is about to get a new entry. Street Fighter 6 has just been announced, and with it comes an in-engine teaser trailer featuring iconic martial artist Ryu and a redesigned Luke.
Following the success of Street Fighter V, which has sold a total of 6.1 million copies as of December 31, 2021, Capcom is now announced Street Fighter 6. The fighting game is already in production, but other than that, details about it are scarce.
Publisher published but trailer with Ryu and Luke in a realistic art style not typical of Street Fighter games. In addition, it launched official website of the game promising to reveal more details about the upcoming game this summer.
“Capcom is developing the game with the goal of taking the fighting game genre to the next level in the world of esports, and using its cutting-edge development technologies to create an immersive gaming experience,” said Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO of Capcom. . “Details on the game’s content and release will be released at a later date.”
With over 35 years of history, Street Fighter titles have become standard competitive fighting games since the early days of the FGC (Fighting Game Community) starting with Street Fighter II. To date, Capcom has sold 47 million units of Street Fighter games worldwide, and with the release of the new entry in the series, this number will only increase.
In addition to the new Street Fighter game, Capcom also announced the Capcom Fighting Collection, which will be released on June 24, 2022. The game consists of a library of 10 classic fighting games published by a Japanese company, including the Darkstalkers, Red Earth and Hyper Street Fighter II series. .
At this point, we still don’t know what platforms we’ll be able to play the upcoming fighting game on, but we expect it to be available on at least PlayStation 5, PC, and Xbox Series consoles.