During the Street Fighter 6 showcase, Capcom revealed that AKI, Ed, Akuma, and Rashid will appear in the game as DLC. They will appear as staggered releases throughout 2023 and 2024. However, only illustrations of the characters as they will appear in Street Fighter 6 was shown during the broadcast. This means that no gameplay footage or 3D renders were shown. These DLC characters will be available to obtain through a separate pass, or buy purchasing the Deluxe Edition of Street Fighter 6.
The first DLC characters that will appear in Street Fighter 6 is Rashid, who will arrive sometime in Summer 2023, with AKI to release in Autumn 2023, Ed to appear in Winter 2024, and Akuma to arrive sometime in Spring 2024. Outside of this, no other playable characters were mentioned.
Behold, the next legendary fighters to join #StreetFighter6!
🌪️ Rashid – Summer 2023
💅 A.K.I. – Autumn 2023
🥊 Ed – Winter 2024
😈 Akuma – Spring 2024 pic.twitter.com/UJTX7i9gKo
— Street Fighter (@StreetFighter) April 20, 2023
However, the showcase did reveal that characters from Final Fight, like Carlos Miyamoto, will appear in the World Tour mode. World Tour mode is one of several available game modes, but this one allows for players to create their very own character and experience a story set in the Street Fighter universe. Players will encounter significant characters like Chun-li, and even have their own rival.
Street Fighter 6 will appear on the PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC on June 2, 2023. A demo is available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.