Published on: 22/02/2022
CAPCOM confirms Street Fighter 6, CAPCOM Fighting Collection
CAPCOM has officially announced CAPCOM Fighting Collection and Street Fighter 6 during the final event of the CAPCOM Pro Tour 2021 tournament on February 20, 2022.
The Japanese video game developer and publisher has been teasing fans with a mysterious countdown website due at the same time as the final event of CAPCOM Pro Tour 2021.
Fans had speculated that CAPCOM might announce Resident Evil 4 remake, a new DLC for Resident Evil Village, Street Fighter 6, and many more. It turns out, CAPCOM announced not one but two games instead. The first game is CAPCOM’s 10 all-time classic fighting games compiled in a single collection and the second is Street Fighter 6.
“Get ready, another fight is coming your way! CAPCOM, the powerhouse behind 35 years of the video game industry’s most legendary fighting games, today delivered a one-two punch during the CAPCOM Pro Tour 2021 Season Final with a sneak peek at the highly-anticipated Street Fighter 6™ and the reveal of CAPCOM Fighting Collection™,” CAPCOM’s press release reads.
CAPCOM Fighting Collection
CAPCOM Fighting Collection includes Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors, Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge, Vampire Savior 1 & 2, Vampire Hunter 2, Red Earth, Cyberbots, Super Gem Fighter, Super Puzzle Fighter, and Hyper Street Fighter.
“10 classic games make their return, including two Darkstalkers games never before released in the West, with enhanced features, quality of life improvements, and Online Rollback Netcode for ALL titles! Coming June 24th, 2022.” The announcement trailer’s description reads.
The collection is a celebration of CAPCOM’s decades of fighting games and it will provide players with many features from over 500 gallery items to a music player of over 400 tracks from all of the titles included in the collection, and many more.
CAPCOM has also uploaded an announcement trailer for CAPCOM Fighting Collection and a press release announcing the collection confirmed its release date on June 24, 2022, for PS4, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Xbox One.
“CAPCOM Fighting Collection will be released digitally on June 24, 2022 for PlayStation® 4, Nintendo Switch™, Steam, and Xbox One. CAPCOM Fighting Collection will also join forces with Street Fighter™ 30th Anniversary Collection and unleash a heavy-hitting combo in CAPCOM Fighting Bundle, launching digitally on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Steam and Xbox One.” The final part of CAPCOM’s press release reads.
Street Fighter 6
On the other hand, CAPCOM has released a short teaser trailer video of Street Fighter 6 showing a new challenger called Luke, and one of the fan-favorite characters, Ryu, appears to have aged with battle scars on his body.
“HERE COMES A NEW STREET FIGHTER. It’s official: Street Fighter 6 is in development! Stay tuned for more news coming Summer 2022.” The teaser trailer description reads.
As Street Fighter 6 is in development, rumors have it that the game will be developed using CAPCOM’s Reach for the Moon Engine or RE Engine, used for previous hit titles such as Resident Evil 2 remake, Resident Evil 3 remake, and Resident Evil Village.
Additionally, from the short teaser trailer alone, the game shows many graphical and detailed improvements compared to its fifth installment. With high texture graphics, skin textures, sweat, steam, and muscle tension similar to another title in the genre, Mortal Kombat 11.
There is not much information available for Street Fighter 6 except for a teaser trailer video confirming that the game is in development.