The upcoming addition to the Street Fighter 6 roster is none other than A.K.I., unveiled during the EVO 2023 event. Let’s delve into the details about this exciting new character.
Street Fighter 6: A Battle of Champions
With over 7,061 participants, Street Fighter 6 dominated this year’s Evolution Championship Series, emerging as the most popular game of the event. The game’s debut in the Capcom Pro Tour was met with high anticipation, as players were eager to showcase their skills and determination.
A.K.I.: A New Challenger Approaches
As part of Street Fighter 6’s ongoing journey, Capcom has already laid out a roadmap for forthcoming DLC characters. The recent addition of Rashid was a prelude to the unveiling of A.K.I., scheduled to make her debut in the game.
Autumn Arrival: A.K.I.’s Debut
A maniacal poison aficionado, A.K.I. can't wait to sink her nails into her opponents in autumn 2023.— Street Fighter (@StreetFighter) August 7, 2023
? Feed your obsession with her by keeping your eyes peeled for more details to come. #StreetFighter6 pic.twitter.com/POp8fE3OiR
Prepare for the arrival of A.K.I. this autumn, as she steps into the arena to demonstrate her unique combat prowess. Coincidentally, her name translates to ‘Autumn’ in Japanese, which aligns perfectly with her upcoming introduction.
During the finals on August 6th, avid fighting game enthusiasts were treated to an engaging trailer showcasing A.K.I.‘s impending entrance into the Street Fighter universe.
A.K.I.: A Mysterious New Contender
Unlike any other character seen before, A.K.I. brings a fresh dynamic to the franchise. Displayed in her trailer, her affinity for poison is reminiscent of F.A.N.G. from Street Fighter V.
Although gameplay footage of this enigmatic fighter remains unseen, the hints of her cunning nature leave players intrigued. As the autumn leaves fall, the battlefields of Street Fighter 6 are poised to welcome A.K.I. to the fray.
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