Street Fighter 6 and Capcom Fighting Collection Announced

Capcom have announced that Street Fighter 6, the next mainline installment into the long-running fighting game franchise, is in development and that an Anniversary Collection consisting of various fighting games, entitled Capcom Fighting Collection, will be make it’s way to a variety of platforms.

Firstly Street Fighter 6 will be the next entry in the franchise and while not much is known about the game a new teaser trailer was released showing Ryu, in his old/bearded appearance, preparing to fight a new opponent known as Luke. The last DLC fighter for Street Fighter V was also confirmed to have a connection to Street Fighter 6 in some form.

Looking closer a field; Capcom’s Fighting Collection, which is scheduled for a Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC release, celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Street Fighter franchise by bringing together 10 classic titles each with rollback netcode, easy-access moves and a gallery with built in artwork and documentation from the games.

About Capcom Fighting Collection

Capcom Fighting Collection unites all five Darkstalkers games for the first time outside of Japan, including Darkstalkers™: The Night Warriors, Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge™, Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire™, and previously Japan-only titles Vampire Hunter 2: Darkstalkers’ Revenge™ and Vampire Savior 2: The Lord of Vampire™. The anthology also features the first release of Red Earth™ outside arcades and is joined by fan favorites Hyper Street Fighter™ II: The Anniversary Edition, Super Puzzle Fighter™ II Turbo, Super Gem Fighter™ Mini Mix, and Cyberbots:™ Fullmetal Madness. These classics rank among the most acclaimed fighting games to appear in arcades and introduced the world to many iconic and beloved characters ranging from Chun-Li to Morrigan Aensland.

Players can now take the fight online to showcase their abilities in all 10 titles across ranked, casual, and custom matches. Online multiplayer is supported by a robust rollback netcode to provide a low-latency experience in online battles. Training Mode* has been added to help novices and veterans alike learn the ropes and hone their skills. The all-in-one package also incorporates an array of new local versus options, gameplay adjustments, and quality of life improvements such as mid-game saves.

Fans can dive deeper into these classics and even peek behind the scenes of their creation with the in-game Museum. This gallery features more than 500 works of art, including concept sketches and design documents from the titles. Audiophiles can also rock out to the Music Player, where an expansive library of more than 400 songs await.

The Capcom Fighting Collection is expected to be released digitally on 24th June 2022 while details relating to Street Fighter 6 will be shared in due course.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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