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Evidence continues to mount for Capcom's countdown being tied to Street Fighter 6

Tell me your secrets Cap-Jams

Posted by Dakota 'DarkHorse' Hills • February 15, 2022 at 4:08 p.m. PST • Comments: 49

Yesterday, Capcom suddenly caught everyone's attention by launching a new countdown website without really any official hints as to what it's for.

With the countdown set to conclude around the same time as the Capcom Pro Tour 2021 Season Final, many immediately believed it points to an incoming Street Fighter 6 announcement, and there's some more evidence now to suggest that is indeed the case.

Cap-Jams, Capcom's own internal band, responded to the company's countdown reveal with a tweet of their own suggesting fans keep an eye on the timer.

The thing is, however, that since their introduction, Cap-Jams has primarily focused on remixing the themes for Street Fighter 5's Season 5 characters Dan, Rose, Akira, Luke and Oro.

And that's pretty much all the band has really done thus far besides a short album dedicated to Mega Man.

If you scroll through their Twitter feed, you'll see that the vast majority of their game-related posts are tied directly to Street Fighter.

As such, the best bet really does seem to be the next generation of Street Fighter is on the horizon.

The countdown is currently set to expire this Sunday, February 20, around 9 p.m. PST / 12 a.m. EST, coinciding with the last day of the CPT Season Final.

This online-only event is the replacement for what was originally going to be Capcom Cup 8 until it was canceled last month, which was where many in the community believed Street Fighter 6 (or whatever the next entry will be called) would be unveiled to the world.

So it would certainly make sense that Capcom would still try to push forward with their original timing for the grand reveal.

To try and find any more clues, we've also dug through the countdown website's code to see if there's any hidden text or connections to be found, but unfortunately / fortunately there isn't from what we've uncovered β€” so the end of the timer still remains a surprise for now.

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