We’re about a month out from the first launch of Street Fighter 6 and the base game still has a lot to offer. Capcom has already started to add new content though, giving new reasons for players to jump back into one of the best fighting games of the year. Rashid in Street Fighter 6 is going to be the biggest update in a while.
Capcom has now confirmed when we’ll see Rashid in Street Fighter 6 release date and some more information about how he’ll actually play. DLC characters have the potential to upend the balance that’s been figured out in the game so far, potentially opening things up competitively. This is what we know about the new character so far.
Rashid in Street Fighter 6
Rashid is coming to the game as the first fighter to join the full roster since release. He’ll be a playable character that you can use, but he’s been added to the entirety of the game. Rashid is coming to Street Fighter 6 World Tour too, as a character you can encounter, plus you’ll be able to use his moves on your avatar too! Rashid in Street Fighter 6 is confirming that DLC characters are going beyond just filling out the cast of Street Fighter 6 characters.
Rashid’s moveset is the main event here. Capcom has shown off some of them in some gameplay, where Rashid he’s using parkour moves and showing off fast movement. These are some of the moves that have been explained.
- Arabian Cyclone – A special move with a whirlwind spinning kick
- Arabian Skyhigh – A new double jump move
- Super Rashid Kick – Level 1 Super Art Kick
- Ysaar – Level 2 Super Art. Slower moving whirlwind projectile
- Altair – Level 3 Super Art, a wind storm that lifts opponents up.
That’s some of the big fresh moves for Rashid in Street Fighter 6. He looks like an exciting addition to the cast, but when is he arriving?
Rashid Street Fighter 6 Release Date
The release date for Rashid in Street Fighter 6 is going to be July 24th! As the first fighter added to the game, he’s going to unlock instantly for a lot of players. He’ll be free if you bought the deluxe or ultimate edition of the game, or have purchased the year 1 Character Pass. If you want to play before you decide, the game gives you an hour to try him out with a rental ticket.
Rashid in Street Fighter 6 is going to be a fun addition to the series, and it’ll be exciting to see how he affects the upcoming majors and fighting game esports tournaments!