How to play Street Fighter 6 open beta: Dates, download, platforms, more

Ezequiel Leis
Luke in Street Fighter 6 official artwork

Street Fighter 6 brings one last beta test period before launch, so here’s how you can play Capcom’s latest fighting game ahead of its launch including the start and end date, as well as the available fighters and modes.

Street Fighter 6 is closer than ever to its June 2 release date and fans have one last chance to try the game and some of its anticipated features. The Capcom game is one of the most anticipated titles in a year full of big releases and the return of classic franchises.

After a few beta test periods with limited rosters and functionality, fans now have the chance to take part in one last beta test with more content than ever. Here’s how to play the Street Fighter 6 open beta including the dates, content, and how to download it.

Street Fighter 6 open beta dates

The Street Fighter 6 open beta will take place from Friday, May 19, 2023, at 12 AM PT / 3 AM ET / 8 AM BST until Monday, May 22, 2023, at 12 AM PT / 3 AM ET / 8 AM BST. Players can access the beta from Steam, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.

How to download Street Fighter 6 open beta

If you want to participate in the Street Fighter 6 open beta, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

  1. Go to the official Street Fighter 6 open beta website.
  2. Log in using your Capcom ID (you can create it there if you don’t have one).
  3. Scroll down on your Account Page to find ‘External account links’. Press the ‘Link’ button.
  4. Follow the instructions to link your Steam, PlayStation, or Xbox account.

Once you do that, you’ll be ready to download the Street Fighter 6 open beta on your platform of choice.

Street Fighter 6 open beta content

The last Street Fighter 6 open beta will feature the same content as the closed beta that took place in December 2022. One of the main features in this build is the possibility to reduce input delay, something players with a 120Hz display will be thankful for.

Players will be able to enjoy the sights of six different stages and will be able to challenge other players through Cross-platform play.

Street Fighter 6 beta characters

Regarding the roster, these are all the playable characters in the next Street Fighter 6 open beta:

  • Luke
  • Jamie
  • Ryu
  • Chun-Li
  • Guile
  • Kimberly
  • Juri
  • Ken

Street Fighter 6 beta modes

Additionally, the open beta will include these game modes for players to try out:

  • Character Creation (only allows one creation per player)
  • Ranked Matches
  • Casual Matches
  • Battle Hub Matches
  • Open Tournaments
  • Training Mode
  • Hub Goods Shop
  • Extreme Battles
  • Game Center
  • Challenges
  • DJ Booth
  • Photo Spot

That’s all you need to know about the Street Fighter 6 open beta. For more video game releases coming in 2023, check out our other coverage:

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