Street Fighter 6 DLC guide: New characters and when they are being added

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Ready to level up your Street Fighter 6 experience with some new characters? Get stoked for our Street Fighter 6 DLC guide that’s loaded with info on the latest characters joining the game.

Pumped for even more exquisite Street Fighter action? We already think that the game is stellar, and our DLC guide is designed to give you a taste of the future action in store. As we anticipate new, legendary fighters entering the scene, get ready to refine your strategies and move sets in Street Fighter 6.

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Timing is everything in Street Fighter, and knowing when new characters are being added is a vital part of the game. Be it nostalgic characters returning or brand new faces, you won’t want to miss out on these additions.

With our guide, you’ll never miss a beat. We’re here to make sure you’re ready when these new characters land.


Street Fighter 6 DLC characters

The Street Fighter 6 Year 1 DLC will include 4 characters in total. The characters are Rashid, AKI, Ed, and Akuma. CAPCOM provided a first look into the preliminary design of the characters during the Street Fighter 6 showcase in April 2023.

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However, the way these characters function and how they fit into the environment of this new title is still unknown for now. Once we know more, we’ll be sure to update this section with more handy information for you.

An image of Luke from Street Fighter 6 DEMOCAPCOM
Street Fighter 6 DLC will feature 3 fan-favorite characters and 1 new character.

Street Fighter 6 DLC characters release window

The exact date of when extra Street Fighter 6 characters will be added is unknown. However, CAPCOM confirmed that they will begin arriving in the Summer of 2023 until early 2024.

This release window was revealed during the April SF6 showcase.

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  • Rashid: Summer 2023
  • AKI: Autumn 2023
  • Ed: Winter 2023
  • Akuma: Spring 2024

How to access the Street Fighter 6 DLC

The DLC is not free, sadly, and you will need to purchase either the Deluxe Edition or the Ultimate Edition to obtain these characters. There are various Editions of the game, with the Standard Edition only offering the base game, and the Collector’s Edition offering you the world.

Unfortunately, this is all we know about the DLC as of now. However, we will continue to provide updates as CAPCOM reveals its plans regarding these DLC characters in the future.

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In the meantime, if you enjoyed our article, please look into some of our Street Fighter 6 guides below

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