Hori has introduced its Fighting Stick Alpha (Street Fighter 6 Edition) for PlayStation 5, now available for pre-order. The tournament-grade fight stick is compatible with PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC. It features a Street Fighter 6 themed chassis that can be opened for easy customization and maintenance, as well as new Street Fighter 6 artwork and a download link to 18 additional interchangeable images of the game’s starting roster.
Equipped with Hori’s legendary HAYABUSA joystick and matte high-speed buttons, the Fighting Stick Alpha also includes a fully functional touchpad, tournament lock, and a 10ft cable. On-board audio and mic controls are provided, allowing players to focus solely on their gaming experience. The fight stick comes with the ability to create four custom profiles through the companion app, enabling users to switch between profiles using the Function Button.
Street Fighter 6, developed by Capcom, is set to launch worldwide on June 2nd, 2023. The latest installment in the iconic fighting game series features three distinct game modes: World Tour, Fighting Ground, and Battle Hub. Players can enjoy classic characters like Ryu and Chun-Li, as well as new favorites such as Luke, Jamie, and Kimberly, each with redesigned appearances and cinematic specials.
The game offers a highly evolved combat system with three control types: Classic, Modern, and Dynamic. It also introduces the Real Time Commentary Feature, which provides hype and insights during matches. The new Drive Gauge system allows players to manage their resources strategically. In World Tour mode, players can explore Metro City and beyond while learning techniques from Masters, while the Battle Hub mode enables players to gather, communicate, and improve their skills together.
The Hori Street Fighter 6 Edition Fight Stick may provide players with an opportunity to improve their gameplay in fighting games. Equipped with the acclaimed HAYABUSA joystick and buttons, the fight stick allows for precise movements and faster inputs. Customizable profiles also enable players to adapt their controls to their preferences, possibly leading to better performance and a more enjoyable gaming experience.