Street Fighter 6’s Akuma raid boss and Twitch plays events were “a big hit” according to Capcom

Street Fighter 6’s Akuma raid boss and Twitch plays events were “a big hit” according to Capcom

According to senior developers on Street Fighter 6 meta events for Akuma – including a Twitch plays community stream and a raid boss style encounter inside the game’s battle hub – were a success in the eyes of the development team at Capcom.

In fact, speaking to Kotaku at Summer Game Fest, both director Takayuki Nakayama and producer Shuhei Matsumoto state that this kind of fun, fresh take on a character launch in something the team is keen to explore in the future, noting that both were a big hit.

The pair state, “When we did the raid boss event with Akuma in the battle hub that was a big hit. That just made [us] realize there should be more opportunities to get people excited about events like that, that’s something [we] want to explore in the near future.”

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