Capcom’s countdown web site has ended and has introduced Road Fighter 6. The debut teaser trailer reveals some close-ups of a bearded Ryu’s muscle groups and sweaty physique—in addition to his foot-wearing sandal.
And who doesn’t like Sizzling Ryu? And a few Ryu Sandal Foot?
Road Fighter 6 was first revealed within the ransomware assault again in late 2020. The sport at the moment doesn’t have a launch date or formally introduced platforms. We do know that former Capcom staffer Yusuke Hashimoto, who was additionally beforehand at Platinum Video games the place he directed Bayonetta 2, is one of the designers on the upcoming Road Fighter.
You possibly can watch the debut teaser trailer beneath during which Ryu faces off in opposition to Luke:
Mildly observant followers will discover that in different Road Fighter video games, Ryu is barefoot. However now within the recreation’s sixth mainline entry, he has sandals. Progress!
That is really considerably of a giant deal, as a result of barefoot Ryu has been considerably of a factor. Right here’s the Road Fighter Wiki’s roundup on the character’s stance on footwear:
In keeping with a few of his Road Fighter IV win quotes, Ryu can afford footwear, however prefers strolling barefoot (presumably for consolation).
In UDON’s comics, whereas tutoring and serving to Sakura, Ryu brushes upon this matter as effectively, saying that touring barefoot is useful in constructing one’s character.
Moreover, within the English model of Road Fighter X Tekken, his win quote in opposition to Man reveals that he considers the concept of rethinking his stance on footwear.
(You possibly can learn the remainder of the Wiki proper right here.)
Now, Ryu did put on crimson footwear within the first Road Fighter recreation, so he’s not utterly antagonistic to the idea of them.
Perhaps he has simply been ready for pair of sandals. And now, he’s discovered them. What different Ryu character growth does Road Fighter 6 maintain? We’ll have to attend till each time the sport drops.