The Capcom showcase at Tokyo Games Show was filled with surprises, the largest of which is that Street Fighter 6 is getting a whole-ass character creator for story mode and to make use of in social hubs.

It appears fairly rattling sturdy, too: It appears like you possibly can tweak absolutely anything, from the protrusion of your brow to how a lot your cheeks or jaw bulge. There are over 100 pores and skin tones with a combination of pure and vibrant choices, so you possibly can go for one thing nearer to your individual look or run wild with a scorching pink, tremendous furry buff dude. It additionally appears like there is a very nice number of hairstyles and textures, with sliders to alter the size and even a number of hair color choices you could mix and move round. 

The muscle sliders are, unsurprisingly, wild. As nicely as a basic physique composition slider for each higher and decrease physique, there are particular person choices for the assorted muscle teams. Want slender shoulders with cracked-out lats? Street Fighter 6 has bought you. I’m really shocked by simply how in-depth the character creator is—it feels as if Capcom actually has considered all the pieces for an enormous vary of customisable choices. I do not often attempt to make myself in this stuff because the limitations usually hold me again, however I reckon I’ve a reasonably good shot at recreating my look on this game.

The character you create can be utilized in World Tour, Street Fighter 6’s story mode. It appears as if you possibly can go round and be taught the movesets from the common character roster. I do marvel should you can combine and match strikes from totally different characters, particularly since your OC appears to loudly shout each move as they’re performing it. You can suit your character out with an entire wardrobe of goodies, every with totally different attributes that appear to have an effect on issues just like the power of punches and kicks, HP and defence. Custom fighters are additionally used within the Battle Hub, a web-based social foyer decked out with cabs of previous Street Fighters.

It appears like Capcom is actually taking Street Fighter 6 to the subsequent stage. Especially when in comparison with how Street Fighter 5 launched, I get the sensation that this entry is not afraid to let free and have enjoyable and I’m all right here for it. I did not care a lot for its preliminary launch trailer, however each subsequent trailer and presentation have smashed it out of the park. Wes was additionally impressed when he performed a demo again in June.

There’s a closed beta take a look at occurring for Street Fighter 6 from October 7 by means of October 10, which you’ll be able to apply for through the Street Fighter web site.