Capcom is certain that Street Fighter 6 will be a commercial success because to the game’s steady buildup of hype over the past year.
With a month to precedeStreet Fighter 6,Capcom stated it’s banking on the video game to offer 10 million copies.
Business president Haruhiro Tsujimoto used Street Fighter V’s $7 million sales milestone in a one-on-one interview with Famitsu to express his optimism for the franchise’s future. With Street Fighter 6 coming out in June, Capcom hopes to top the record sales of the last installment in the series.
Tsujimoto has indicated that the company has to be able to sell 10 million copies of the next video game if they plan on using their digital sales expertise. We knew we had to have Street Fighter because it is our signature series.
In addition to that one specific instance, he also brought up the rising popularity of the Resident Evil and Monster Hunter series. In March of this year, we saw the release of “Citizen Evil 4 Remake,” which sold 4 million copies in only two weeks, while in January of 2015, “Beast Hunter Rise: Sunbreakgrowth” surpassed 5 million sales.
Several of Capcom’s 2023 business endeavours were deemed successful. Its 2019 expansion, Beast Hunter: Iceborne, sold 10 million copies, while the most recent remasters of Mega Man’sFight Networksub-series sold 1 million copies just two weeks after the game’s release in the middle of April.
Since its first reveal in 2022, Capcom has been gradually releasing details and conducting closed beta tests for Street Fighter 6. Recently, the developer unveiled the first batch of downloadable content characters and confirmed that a new theatrical film based on the series was in the works.
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