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Tokyo Game Show is a few month away, and Capcom will likely be current on the conference, simply because it has been for a few years. This time, nonetheless, it’ll be broadcasting a Street Fighter 6-specific livestream, and we’re just about assured to get some new information.
As detailed on Capcom’s Tokyo Game Show schedule web page, the Street Fighter 6 Special Program will air Friday, September 16 at 11 AM ET / 8 AM PT. The contents of the stream are unknown, but it surely’s straightforward to make an informed guess about what we might see. Tokyo Game Show is a perfect place to disclose new characters — newcomer Kimberly and veteran Juri had been simply proven off at EVO 2022. The query of whether or not or not Fei Long will likely be in Street Fighter 6 nonetheless wants a definitive reply too.
Street Fighter 6 would be the first game within the sequence to incorporate baked-in commentary throughout matches. More English-speaking commentators had been additionally introduced at EVO, and it could make sense to introduce extra Japanese audio system at Tokyo Game Show. There’s presently just one on the roster.
A launch date might additionally doubtlessly be part of the TGS presentation. Currently, we solely know that it’s coming someday in 2023 and that it’s headed to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. The Xbox launch is notable, as a brand new Street Fighter game hasn’t debuted on that platform in over a decade. Street Fighter 6 may even function crossplay between these three platforms.
Prior to the Street Fighter-centric stream, Capcom will air a common showcase. That’s set for Thursday, September 15 at 10 AM ET / 7 AM PT. Similarly, we don’t know precisely what the stream will embrace, however the web site options pictures of the just lately launched Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, in addition to future titles Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection and Exoprimal. Those will likely be playable on the TGS show ground as nicely.