Street Fighter 6: Release date, characters, platforms, gameplay, trailers, more

Joseph Pascoulis
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Street Fighter 6 is set to make a triumphant return to the spotlight for fans of the iconic franchise to relish. If you’re seeking comprehensive information about the release date of Street Fighter 6, the platforms it supports, and other specifics, this guide is for you.

As one of the most eagerly awaited titles in the fighting game genre, Street Fighter 6 has captured the imagination of fans worldwide.

The latest installment in Capcom’s iconic franchise has not only spurred excitement but also countless questions from fans. In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at everything we know about Street Fighter 6 so far, including its release date, confirmed characters, platforms, gameplay, and available trailers.

Street Fighter 6 release date

Street Fighter 6 will release on June 2, 2023, as revealed by Capcom during The Game Awards.

Capcom’s Street Fighter 6 looks to bring a vibrant new style to the franchise, which players will be able to enjoy on a variety of platforms.

What platforms will Street Fighter 6 be available on?

Street Fighter 6 will be released on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. The continued commitment to multiple platforms ensures that as many fans as possible will get to experience the action of Street Fighter 6.

Unfortunately, the game will not be released on Xbox One, and it’s also important to note that the Open Beta was not available for those on PlayStation 4.

Street Fighter 6 confirmed characters

Capcom has revealed 18 characters for Street Fighter 6: Ryu, Chun-Li, Cammy, Lily, Zangief, JP, Marisa, Manon, Dee Jay, E. Honda, Dhalsim, Blanka, Ken, Luke, Guile, Jamie, Juri, and Kimberly.

The Open Beta did not feature all of these characters, but instead a select few: Ryu, Chun-Li, Ken, Luke, Guile, Jamie, Juri, and Kimberly.

We expect more to be announced, as well as DLC characters in the future, so stay tuned for more information.

Street Fighter 6 gameplay details

Street Fighter 6 stays true to the franchise, so those familiar with previous titles will feel right at home. You may notice the upgrade in graphics, as well as the new graffiti theme which can be seen during fights.

The major new mechanic is the Drive Meter, which allows players to execute different abilities and moves such as the Drive Parry, Impact, Rush, Reversal, and Overdrive.

There are also some new modes, World Tour and Battle Hub. World Tour is a single-player experience, where you can even create your own character and develop their fighting style. The Battle Hub is a new online arena where players can meet up, fight, and even communicate with others.

There’s also the new Dynamic Controls feature, which is only available offline. This feature is essentially an AI that will perform certain actions and moves depending on the player’s positioning. It has been advertised as a great way for new players to get familiar with the basics.

Street Fighter 6 trailers

Capcom have released a variety of trailers for Street Fighter 6, most notably an announcement trailer that gave fans a first taste as to what the new installment of the fighting game will bring. This high-octane teaser showcases a glimpse of Ryu and Chun-Li in action, rendered in the game’s impressive new graphical style.

The devs have also released a pre-order trailer, which shows off the new World Tour mode and gameplay of characters Dee Jay, JP, Marisa, and Mannon.

Street Fighter 6 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting entries in the franchise’s history.

For now, check out some of our other guides on upcoming releases:

EA Sports FC | Counter-Strike 2 | Diablo IV | Pokemon Scarlet & Violet: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero | Starfield | Mortal Kombat 1 | CoD 2023 | Final Fantasy 16 | Spider-Man 2 | Wolverine | Marathon | Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater remake

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