The announcement was made via Twitter where the developer revealed that from May 19-21, players across Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and PC (via Steam) will be able to download the open beta test for free.
During the open beta, players will be able to try out eight Street Fighter 6 characters featured on the roster, including Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Guile, Juri, Luke, Kimberly, and Jamie.
A brand-new trailer was also shared alongside the surprise announcement, which you can view in the Tweet below.
You've all been asking!
Play the Open Beta for #StreetFighter6 from May 19-21. Experience the content from Closed Beta Test #2, including 8 characters and various ways to play online!
— Street Fighter (@StreetFighter) May 8, 2023
Additional details were provided on the official website, where the developer explained that the same content from the closed beta test conducted in December 2022 will be featured in the upcoming open beta.
“Because so many people sent a request during the recent closed beta test, we will now carry out an open beta, allowing more and more fans to try things out,” Capcom said.
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In other gaming news, Vela Games has shared two brand-new trailers for its competitive multiplayer game Evercore Heroes, alongside a closed beta announcement.
The closed beta is set to begin next month on June 20 for PC, but players will need to secure a spot by purchasing the Evercore Heroes Founder’s Pack, which includes additional keys to share with friends, exclusive content, and more.