The Best Street Fighter Games According to Critic Scores

Street Fighter 6 Metacritic Score Revealed

How did critics rate the newest Street Fighter?

Street Fighter 6 is almost here, as the newest title in the iconic fighting franchise is set to arrive on June 2, 2023 for PC, PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. However, prior to its launch, the first reviews and scores for Capcom’s eagerly anticipated upcoming fighting game have officially been unveiled. So, what do critics think of Street Fighter 6? Let’s take a look at the game’s critical consensus, as we examine Street Fighter 6’s newly released review scores, including from Prima Games.

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Street Fighter 6 Critic Scores

According to the review aggregator Metacritic, Street Fighter 6 has received the following Metascores as of this writing:

  • 93 on PC
  • 92 on PS5
  • 89 on Xbox Series X|S
  • (There are currently no ratings for the PS4 version of Street Fighter 6)
Image Courtesy of Metacritic

Based on its review scores, Street Fighter 6 has catapulted its way into the “game of the year” conversation, as Capcom’s historic fighting game currently rates eighth in the history of the PS5, as well as ranking 16th place all-time for the Xbox Series X|S. Furthermore, Street Fighter 6 has supplanted its fellow Capcom-developed counterpart Resident Evil 4 to become the highest-rated game for PC on Metacritic in 2023.

Related: The Best Street Fighter Games According to Critic Scores

Street Fighter 6 vs. Street Fighter V

As of this writing, Street Fighter 6’s aggregate review scores have far exceeded its 2016 predecessor Street Fighter V, which garnered a positive, but somewhat middling 77 on PS4 and PC. The newest Street Fighter’s critical performance differential from the previous series title is an impressive feat, as Street Fighter V developed a massive player base and sold a reported seven million copies according to the most recent data.

Street Fighter 6 – The Official Prima Review

If you are interested in reading a more in-depth analysis of Capcom’s beloved fighting game, check out the official Prima Games review of Street Fighter 6 from our talented writer and editor, Matt Vatankhah.

For more news, reviews, guides, and features on Street Fighter 6, or the videogame industry in general, Prima Games is your go-to source.


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Grant Testa
Grant Testa is a writer at Prima Games, who specializes in achievement hunting and horror gaming. He is also an avid comic book reader/collector, fantasy footballer, and rock music fanatic. Thousands who have been defeated by Grant in online multiplayer games have cried to themselves, wondering, "How did he get so good?! Why can't I be a gaming demigod like him?" They would probably be surprised to learn that Grant actually inherited his elite gaming skills from his mom, Joann Hansen, one of the speediest stenographers/typists in the nation, (and probably the world). Fun fact: he is also the son of the world’s first “let’s player” and comedy legend, Tim Testa.