EventHubs reacts to new Street Fighter 6 costumes

EventHubs reacts to new Street Fighter 6 costumes

While we were hoping that a brand new roster member might be shown at San Diego Comic Con today (and said character might have slipped by accident from one of the panelists; we talk about that in the video), we got the next best thing as new costumes for Capcom revealed all five characters confirmed for the game.

What are the costumes like? Do they recall or imply anything particularly notable or special? Catalyst and I have opinions, answers, and more in our latest Talk and Block reaction video.

Ryu is the first character we look at as he and his Street Fighter 2 OG counterparts have all been given nostalgic attire. Despite being significantly older, he dons his Street Fighter 4/Street Fighter 5 attire in which he dons his red gauntlets and immaculate white gi.

He also shaves his face to make Ryu less hot, but with the success all the nostalgia costumes have seen in Street Fighter 5, it feels like it’s going to be anything but standard in the future, callback- to have looks.

Chun-Li swaps her new blue dress for her old blue dress and dons her trademark spiked bracelets again in a straight-forward blast from the past. The developers also shared an interesting piece about their Street Fighter 6 taunt, which looks exactly like one from Street Fighter 4, but actually has a hitbox.

Of course, that leads us to wonder how much fun Capcom will be having with taunts in SF6. They were part of the strategy in Street Fighter 3 Third Strike, as taunts would give characters buffs and temporary benefits, but will the developers go that far in their latest entry?

Modern Guile, now with eyebrows and hair that mostly obey the laws of physics, dons the old school Guile uniform and looks absolutely gorgeous in it. His primary color is green, but his secondary color is brown, reminiscent of his unique Champion Edition appearance.

Luke is wearing Timberland boots and looks… good looking. His hair sticks out from under a twisted-back cap and THAT we (I) have quite a problem with. Hopefully he’s not as annoying as he was in Street Fighter 5, but with this outfit he’s well on his way there.

Although Jamie shares some obvious similarities with his rival Luke, he looks great. He’ll get a vest of sorts, new pants and shoes, and a gold chain, which I’m sure the developers hinted at.

This may have been accentuated by how shabby accessories like Birdie’s necklace looked, as they were often clipped and awkwardly bouncing around in SF5. Some progress along this path would be another wonderful example of Capcom listening to fan desires and hopes to refine the Street Fighter experience.

Check out our full reaction video below, there are timestamps if you’d like to skip something, then please give us a subscription, like and comment on YouTube so we can grow on the platform.

time stamp
00:00 – Introduction
01:00 – Ryu’s costume
03:20 – Chun’s costume
05:15 – Guile’s costume
07:03 – Luke and Jamie’s costumes
09:40 – The next character reveal accidentally slipped?

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