Avenue Fighter 6 made a giant splash throughout its PlayStation State of Play displaying final week, revealing two extra fighters, some form of exploration story mode, and extra. Whereas we await extra particulars on a few of these options, Capcom has divulged some data on Ryu’s new look and the sport’s place within the Avenue Fighter timeline.
The sport’s official Twitter account shared a statement by director Takayuki Nakayama that confirms Avenue Fighter 6 takes place after the occasions of Avenue Fighter III. This locations the sport on the finish of the collection’ timeline provided that Avenue Fighter V is about earlier than SF 3.
As for Ryu’s new look, Nakayama explains his Buddhist gown, additionally referred to as a kasaya, showcases Ryu’s newfound dignity regardless of the warrior feeling he is “not there but.” What meaning is as much as interpretation, however the apparel does pair nicely with Ryu’s dashing beard if nothing else.
“Though Avenue Fighter 6 happens after the Avenue Fighter III collection, Ryu nonetheless feels that he is “not there but” – although he appears to have gained some dignity. The way in which he wears the kasaya (Buddhist gown) is harking back to his grasp, Goken.”
— Avenue Fighter (@StreetFighter) June 6, 2022
Avenue Fighter 6 launches someday in 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, PlayStation 4, and PC.