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The Street Fighter series is now very close to a massive milestone as Street Fighter 5 also approaches 7 million copies sold

The Street Fighter series essentially birthed modern fighting games, but it hasn't been top dog in the genre for a very long time due to Capcom's mishaps and extended break from the franchise.

Thanks to Capcom's newly updated financial reports and sales data, however, it's revealed that Street Fighter is now extremely close to a historic milestone while Street Fighter 5 continues to sell pretty darn well for a title almost 7 years old.

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Four reasons why Street Fighter X Tekken failed

Street Fighter X Tekken was released on March 6, 2012. Less than two years later, Capcom would stop supporting the game, cutting off all DLC, official tournaments or much in the way of meaningful updates. The game would fail to reach its initial sales goal of 2 million copies, still sitting at 1.9 million units sold currently.

Originally announced July 2010, there was a ton of hype surrounding this title, as the "two bastions of the fighting genre come together for the very first time," read the announcement. There were a lot of problems with this fighting game however, and today we explore four reasons why it failed to live up to expectations.

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Can the ultimate fighting game crossover ever happen? Katsuhiro Harada wants to create the King of Fighters of the entire industry

Fighting game collaborations are more prevalent now than they ever were before with guest characters and crossovers appearing in just about every major title now, but it's been a long time since we've received a new title dedicated to pitting different series against one another.

Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada and Virtua Fighter Producer Seiji Aoki recently discussed their desires to create a King of Fighters-like fighting game focused on the all stars of all the major fighting game developers.

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Richard Suwono expertly jumps between styles in fighting game crossover art that's equal parts wholesome and awesome

Fighting games are something really special for a variety of reasons, including how they inspire artists to craft their own interpretations of characters that make fans feel something through the personal connections we hold to them.

Don't tell anyone, but professional artist Richard Suwono is one of our favorites around the FGC for being a master of seemingly every style out there, and his expertise shines through in Street Fighter, Tekken, Guilty Gear or other crossovers that'll either hype you up or melt your heart.

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Street Fighter X Tekken may soon return to PC after being rendered unplayable and pulled from Steam

Street Fighter X Tekken's awful luck streak continued late last year when Capcom pulled the PC version of the cross-over fighting game from Steam because it could no longer install and run correctly.

That situation may soon be changing, however, as there now appears to be something in the works to hopefully fix SFxT's big issues on PC.

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Evo champion releases Street Fighter x Tekken tier list for 2022

There's a new Street Fighter X Tekken tier list on the internet and it's definitely not 2013 right now. It's 2022, and a past Evo champion for the game has constructed an updated chart to detail how the roster of the cross over fighting game stacks up today.

Psychoblue has taken home the Street Fighter X Tekken title in past years and is still an active supporter of Capcom's take on the team-based fighter. Today, we have their tier list to look over.

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Ranking Capcom's 8 best selling complete fighting game entries

Although Capcom would likely be considered by many as the original kings of fighting games, the actual performance of said titles have reached some remarkable heights but also shockingly low valleys over the past 30 years.

We recently reported that Street Fighter 5 is reaching very close to surpassing Street Fighter 2 as Capcom's best selling fighting game, but that only includes the original Super Nintendo version. How do things look then when each entry is correctly combined together?

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Capcom may be forced to update a nearly 10 year old fighting game on Steam

Street Fighter X Tekken was originally released on March 6, 2012, nearly 10 years ago. It was made available on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita and Microsoft Windows.

The game was obtainable on Steam and came bundled with the now discontinued and outdated Games for Windows — Live service. However, Capcom recently disabled the purchase option on Steam due to an ongoing issue.

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Former Capcom and Street Fighter Producer wishes he could have stopped bad box art Mega Man from ever existing

Mega Man is one of the biggest icons of the retro video game world and for Capcom in general, but the blue bomber had quite the misguided introduction to the North American audience.

The original box art for Mega Man on NES lives on in infamy as potentially the worst in the history of the medium, and one former Capcom producer says he wishes he could have stopped it from ever reaching public eyes.

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There's a lot more hidden in the background of this Street Fighter X Tekken stage than you realize

While it's true that Desk is one of the most prominent combo video makers here in the fighting game community, this skilled content creator has the propensity to veer off into other avenues every once in a while when it comes to his showcases.

Instead of exhibiting some of the most intricate combos a fighting game has to offer, this time around Desk delves into revealing a ton of interesting Easter eggs and hidden gems that can be found in the background of one of the more interesting stages Street Fighter X Tekken has to offer. Come with us now on a journey through time and space as we look more closely at the Urban War Zone.

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Katsuhiro Harada recalls time he played a prank on Yoshinori Ono that ended up backfiring completely

Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada and former Street Fighter Producer Yoshinori Ono have a long history with one another as both friends and business associates, which even led to the former's iconic sunglasses to become part of his normal wardrobe to this day.

On the latest episode of Harada's Bar, the Bandai Namco bossman recounted a tale of a day when he tried to prank Ono during a gaming conference that ended up spectacularly blowing up in all of their faces.

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Steam's Summer Sale offers some of the steepest fighting game discounts we've ever seen

Summer is here once again, and while that means a lot of the people will be hitting the beach for some fun in the sun, all of us here know that it means some of the best video game deals are on the way.

The largest of which being Steam's Summer Sale is now live and features some of the steepest discounts for fighting games we've ever seen — including more recent releases like Dragon Ball FighterZ's FighterZ Pass 3.

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Tekken X Street Fighter was about 30% done before the project died according to latest Harada's Bar episode

It's been over 9 years since Capcom released Street Fighter X Tekken, a collaboration between Capcom and Bandai Namco. This game pitted Tekken characters up against those from the Street Fighter universe in a 2D plane.

Although a follow up, Tekken X Street Fighter, was planned to be overseen by Bandai Namco, the surprisingly poor performance of Street Fighter X Tekken has seemingly shelved that game for the time being. However, the latest Harada's Bar episode that was translated into English revealed that the project is now dead after it was about 30% complete.

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Steam and PS4's Golden Week sales offer up the best chance yet to jump into Tekken 7, Dragon Ball FighterZ and more at a cheap price

Fighting games have gotten quite expensive to keep up with this past generation with just about every title putting out multiple seasons of DLC, so sales like those going on now are a blessing when they roll around.

PlayStation and Steam are both currently holding their respective Golden Week Sales to celebrate Japanese-made titles, which of course includes a ton of fighters and their DLC.

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From impossible combos to massive pop offs, trolling and confusion, 2020 was full of amazing and hilarious moments in fighting games

This year will certainly go down in the history books as one of the worst for a long list of sucky reasons, but there was still plenty of enjoyment to be had if you knew where to look.

Now, all of those great times from the realm of fighting games have been compiled into one place, as LiangHuBBB recently released their latest Funny and Cool Moments video showcasing the best of the FGC in 2020 from perfect combos to weird interactions / reactions.

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Huge fighting game discounts are here in time for Christmas with PlayStation and Steam Winter Sales featuring Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate and many more

The season of giving is upon us now with the crazy holiday shopping season which is also the perfect time to present the gift of good fighting games to your friends and family.

Said gift giving is made much easier on the wallet right now with both Steam and PlayStation running their own winter sales right now which includes new titles like Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate (plus Kombat Pack 2), games that rarely go on sale like Samurai Shodown and many, many more.

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Katsuhiro Harada and Yoshinori Ono competed in strange contests filled with shenanigans to promote Street Fighter X Tekken years ago

During the development of Street Fighter X Tekken, Capcom and Bandai Namco worked together to promote the game being developed by Capcom. Funnily enough, Katsuhiro Harada was told to wear sunglasses for four years by Capcom for these promotions since he was supposed to be the "bad guy."

In Japan, wearing sunglasses painted the picture of a gangster within the culture. One can imagine how this could be a risky move for Harada's own image. Despite this, Harada of Bandai Namco obliged with Capcom's request and donned the eyewear.

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