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Street Fighter 6 has Mega Man 11's producer and Bayonetta 2's director on its development team

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • February 22, 2022 at 12:27 p.m. PST • Comments: 35

Street Fighter 6 was announced at the very end of the Capcom exhibition matches over this past weekend. Not much has been revealed so far, but Capcom has promised that more information will be unveiled this summer.

However, we are now aware of at least two important individuals that are involved with the development of Street Fighter 6. The producer of Mega Man 11, Kazuhiro Tsuchiya, and the director of Bayonetta 2, Yusuke Hashimoto, have both announced separately that they are part of the team for Capcom's highly anticipated fighting game.

In English, Yusuke Hashimoto Tweeted that he was working on Street Fighter 6 as one of the game designers. According to DualShockers, Hashimoto specified in Japanese that he's taken up the role as a planner for the game.

As for Kazuhiro Tsuchiya, we currently don't have any specific information about his exact involvement with Street Fighter 6. All we know at the moment is that he's involved somehow.

Yusuke Hashimoto has previously worked with Capcom to develop classics like Mega Man & Bass, Street Fighter Alpha 3, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, Devil May Cry, Resident Evil (GameCube), Resident Evil Zero and Resident Evil 4.

He then left Capcom to work at PlatinumGames where he had a significant hand in the development of Bayonetta, Bayonetta 2 and Star Fox Zero. Since Bayonetta appears in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he's also credited as an original game supervisor for Bayonetta.

Back in 2019, Hashimoto announced that he would be leaving PlatinumGames after working there for about 13 years. It seems that he's back working with Capcom in some capacity, but it's not known if he has simply been contracted or if he is employed there once more.

Kazuhiro Tsuchiya has consistently been with Capcom over the years. Throughout his career he has worked on Mega Man 7, The Mega Man Legacy Collection, The Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, Mega Man 11, Project X Zone, Asura's Wrath and Haunting Ground. He has also been credited as an original game supervisor on behalf of Capcom for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Street Fighter 6 isn't messing around as Yusuke Hashimoto and Kazuhiro Tsuchiya are both well-respected names within the game development industry. We'll just have to wait and see what kind of impact they'll have on the game in the long run.

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