EVO 2022 concluded today with the grand finals of the King of Fighters XV, Tekken 7 and Street Fighter 5 tournaments. But even without the excitement of the top eight, there were plenty of big announcements to make this year’s EVO exciting.
One of the bigger announcements was two other commentators for Street Fighter 6’s live commentary feature.first announced Back to Sony’s State of Gaming in JuneCapcom is working with “well-known FGC (fighting game community) commentators and other well-known faces” to bring the best of esports to every match.
First up is Steve “Tasty Steve” Scott, a well-known content creator and fighting game lover who has almost 50,000 followers on Twitch. Steve was ecstatic to be introduced as the game’s next reviewer in the Street Fighter 6 panel.
“Ayyye, thank you all for your love for #SF6 as commentators!!” Steve writes“I still can’t believe it. Like in Street Fighter. I want to scream every time I think about it, but we’re in public, lol, it’s crazy.”
The second new voice added to Street Fighter 6 is legendary fighting game commentator James Chen. “Thank you all for the congratulations. I still can’t believe this is true,” he wrote Twitter“I read all the messages and I really appreciate every single one. This can’t be called a dream come true because I don’t think I’ll ever dream that this will never happen! I’m honored.”
Street Fighter 6’s live commentary system will provide on-screen action recaps in Japanese and English, shoutouts from major episodes, and gameplay explanations to give newcomers a better grasp of the game mechanics. The game will also offer subtitles in 13 languages.
In addition to an all-new commenting system, Street Fighter 6 offers a new look and sound for classic Street Fighter characters, including a new theme for Ryu, trick, and more. Street Fighter 6 is coming sometime in 2023.
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