Street Fighter 6: New Characters and Closed Beta Test | Esports

During the 2022 Tokyo Game Show, Street Fighter 6 revealed new characters, revealed details of various world tours and Battle Hubs, and announced a closed beta test. In addition to this news, Capcom also announced a new mode, Extreme Battle.

Street Fighter 6 Reveals New Characters at Tokyo Game Show 2022 — Photo: Playback/Capcom

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In the World Tour, players will be able to create their own avatars in a personalized way — Photo: Reproduction/Street Fighter 6

In World Tour, players will be able to customize their own avatars, and as the story mode progresses, it will be possible for your avatar to battle NPCs on the street. The player will also be able to face Ryu and Chun-Li, who teach special moves from their own repertoire.

The Battle Hub allows players to drag their avatars into a sort of lobby to find matches with other players around the world, including online tournaments. The big news is that once opponents face each other in the Battle Hub, they can start a match with the entire Battle Hub as a spectator.

See who’s back to battle in the streets!

The first of these is Street Fighter series legend Ken, who brings a classic moveset with new additions. Monk Dhalsim and sumo wrestler E.Honda are also confirmed for the Capcom game, and to make things even more electric, Blanka has also been confirmed to return.

This new mode enters Fighting Ground to create matchups with unconventional settings — Photo: Reproduction/Capcom

This new mode is included in Fighting Ground to create matches with unconventional settings. These fast-paced battles are defined by new rules and they create victory conditions for players, while tricks add a whole new level of fun.

Finally, a closed beta test has been revealed that will take place between October 7th and 10th, 2022 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam, with cross-play enabled.

The test includes Ranked Matches, Random Matches, Battle Hub Matches, Open Tournament, Extreme Battle, Game Center and Practice. Additionally, there will be eight playable characters during testing: Ryu, Chun-Li, Luke, Jamie, Gil, Kimberly, Juri, and Kenny.

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