Street Fighter 6 could possibly be adopted by a brand new SNK vs. Capcom

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EVO 2022 was a return to type for the combating game event. It was the primary in-person competitors for the reason that covid pandemic, it was where Kimberly and Juri have been revealed Street Fighter 6, and it was the primary time in 16 years that SNK vs. Capcom was talked about in an official capability. That acquired the combating game followers speaking.

Collaborative SNK vs. Capcom posters have been featured at EVO, however that wasn’t an announcement of a brand new game within the sequence. In truth, there hasn’t been one since SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters DS in 2006. The final pure combating game within the crossover sequence was from three years earlier than that — SVC Chaos launched in 2003.

It’s been some time, however that doesn’t imply the SNK vs. Capcom sequence is gone for good. In truth, producer Yauyuki Oda has said {that a} new entry is lastly potential. Speaking to VGC, Oda talked about that the EVO crossover posters have been very properly acquired, which means there’s curiosity in one other SNK vs. Capcom game. “Definitely in the future, that’s something that I think everybody on all sides [is] interested in making a reality,” he said. “The [posters] helped us reconfirm that that is probably one of the most wanted things from the fighting game community across the entire world.”

Of course, there are many different initiatives “on all sides” which are taking precedence at once. For Oda’s half, he produced this yr’s King of Fighters XV and is constant to help it with further characters like Omega Rugal. SNK vs. Capcom 2 director Hideaki Itsuno is within the director’s seat once more for the upcoming Dragon’s Dogma 2. As for Capcom combating video games, the main focus is after all on Street Fighter 6. That’s as a consequence of launch someday in 2023, so don’t anticipate something additional on a brand new SNK vs. Capcom till after that on the earliest.