Street Fighter 6 developers want to do a crossover with DC or Marvel Comics

Street Fighter 6 developers state that they would like to do a crossover between the fighting game series and heroes from DC or Marvel Comics.


The developers of the upcoming fighting game, street fighter 6, indicate that they would like to do a crossover between the fighting game franchise and the superheroes from Marvel and DC Comics. When it comes to the best fighting games, Capcom’s crown jewel street fighter is at the top of the list for many. With the sixth mainline entry coming out next year, fans have been excited to see what the series has in store and the game is fast becoming one of the most anticipated releases of 2023. With Capcom marketing the game as a new experience , Game Informer has revealed a number of new aspects that fans should be on the lookout for.

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This includes showcasing a new simplified in-game control scheme, as well as announcing that Capcom and Udon Entertainment are doing a set street fighter 6 Comics that tie into the plot of the game. Game Informer also recently conducted a lightning interview between two key members of the development team, director Takayuki Nakayama and Shuhei Matsumoto, and asked them a multitude of questions in quick succession.

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Among the questions that got the developers laughing was one of which series they would like to see street fighter Crossover with you into the future. Nakayama states that he was a big fan of DC Comics and that this would be a fantastic opportunity. He notes that he loves working with both DC and Marvel Comics, with Matsumoto noting that the opportunity would be “a lot of fun.” However, they both state that the prospect of that would be quite difficult and laugh about it at the end of their answer.

The DC Comics characters are owned by Warner Bros. and Netherrealm Studios are the developers of DC Comics injustice Fighting game, this led to a question about a possible crossover between street fighter and Mortal Kombat. Nakayama comments that it would be “really cool,” but then immediately notes that watching certain characters from the series have their heads fall off would be awkward, with Matsumoto noting that it might be okay to have that gory action instead would take place off screen.

Towards the end of the rapid-fire interview, they were asked which character from the Marvel Comics roster would be the best fit street fighter 6‘s line-up, with Nakayama stating that he would like to bring Killmonger into play. While Capcom crossovers are no stranger, getting those specific team-ups would be considered a miracle as nowadays it’s harder than in the past to get the required rightsholder approval. However, if the stars line up correctly, many fans would love the opportunity to see some Marvel or DC guest characters in the upcoming game.

street fighter 6 Coming to PC, PS4, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S in 2023.

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