The Capcops have blessed one and all with an open beta. Here’s how to get prepared.

Well, it seems you filthy freaks who downloaded the Street Fighter 6 beta crack have once again forced Capcom's hand. The people have spoken and will get their just reward: A Street Fighter 6 open beta is coming to bless us one and all from May 19 to 21. Sure, it takes place a mere two weeks before the game's actual release on June 2.

Who cares? I've got to get in the lab and get my E. Honda ready for the Battle Hub.

How do I get in the Street Fighter 6 open beta?

The Street Fighter 6 open beta is surprisingly complicated for being... uh.... open? Here is the announced schedule for the test period.

  • May 19, 2023 00:00 PDT – May 21, 2023 24:00 PDT
  • May 19, 2023 07:00 UTC – May 22, 2023 07:00 UTC

You'll need to register a Capcom ID and pick the platform of your choice, all of which can be handled by clicking here. This time around the test is available on all platforms at once, including PS5, XBox Series X|S, and Steam.

Here's the system specs for those on the PC side of things:

Minimum Specs
Recommended Specs
OS
Windows 10 (64 bit required)
Windows 10 (64 bit required)
CPU
Intel Core i5-7500
AMD Ryzen 3 1200
Intel Core i7 8700
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
MEMORY
8GB
16GB
VRAM
4GB or higher
6GB
GPU
GTX1060
Radeon RX 580
RTX2070
Radeon RX 5700XT
DirectX®
Version 12
Version 12
Storage
25GB
25GB
Additional Notes
- The framerate may drop during graphic-intensive scenes.
- As this is a title still in development, the system requirements are still subject to change.
- The framerate may drop during graphic-intensive scenes.
- As this is a title still in development, the system requirements are still subject to change.

What content will be available in the open beta?

Good news! The Street Fighter 6 open beta will have more than two fighters! Already a vast improvement over the demo version from two weeks ago. The fighters available include Luke, Jamie, Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile, Kimberly, Juri, Ken.

As for the modes? Here's what you'll see:

  • Cross-platform play
  • Control types (Modern/Classic)
  • Commentary (Play-by-Play Commentators: Vicious/Tasty Steve/Aru/KOSUKE HIRAIWA | Color Commentators: James Chen/Demon Kakka)
  • CFN (Fighters List/Replays/Rankings)
  • Online match Fight Request function
  • Battle tutorials
  • Battle settings
  • Photo mode

Many modes, handle them. Pre-download of the open beta begins on May 16. Keep an eye on your platform of choice, get your Capcom ID ready, and prepare thine loins for fighting out in them-there streets.

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