The developers of Street Fighter 6 say they love making their fighting games with DC or Marvel Comics heroes.
The developers of the upcoming fighting game Street Fighter 6 announced that they wanted to make a cross between the franchise and the superheroes of Marvel or DC Comics. When it comes to the best fighting games, Capcom’s Street Fighter gem tops that list for many. With the sixth main installment coming next year, fans have been eager to see what will be in the series and the game is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated releases for 2023.
This includes the introduction of new simplified controls in the game, along with the announcement of Capcom and Udon Entertainment creating a Street Fighter 6 comic strip tied to the game’s storyline. Game Informer also recently conducted a quick interview between two key members of the development team, directors Takayuki Nakayama and Shuhei Matsumoto, with a series of questions in a row.
Among the questions that made the developers laugh, one of them was which brand they want Street Fighter to work with in the future. Nakayama says he’s a huge fan of DC Comics, saying it would be a great opportunity. Note that he enjoys collaborating with both DC and Marvel Comics, and Matsumoto noted that the possibility would be “very exciting.” However, both noted that the prospect of doing so would be quite daunting, laughing about it at the end of their answers.
With rights to DC Comics characters issued by Warner Bros. holds and Netherrealm Studios is the developer of the DC Comics Injustice Fighting game, which leads to a question regarding the possibility of a cross between Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat. Nakayama noted that it would be “great”, but then immediately noted that it would be uncomfortable to watch some of the characters in the series “fly their heads”, and Matsumoto noted that it would be fine to act bloody. that happens off-screen.
Near the end of the interview, they were asked about a Marvel Comics character that would best fit into the Street Fighter 6 lineup, and Nakayama said he’d love to include Killmonger in the game. While Capcom is no stranger to cross-matching games, getting these specific collaborations to happen would be seen as a miracle, as getting the necessary approvals from the creators of the game. rights holders are more difficult today than in the past. However, if all goes well, many fans will love the chance to see some Marvel or DC characters appear in the upcoming fighting game.
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