Street Fighter is currently one of the most loved fighting games globally. It became popular worldwide when a console form of the game was introduced in 1992, Street Fighter 2. The game's popularity hit a high rise after a video of the competition went viral in 2004. It was two emerging stars of the game, Daigo Umehara, and Justin Wong, competing in the Evolution Championship Series 2004. The clip of the match between the two champions made rounds on the internet leading to an increase in Street Fighter fan base and players. Here's some insight into the game's popularity.
The internet is the fastest way for people to interact from any part of the world. With new inventions coming every day, the internet seems to improve daily. There are now social media platforms where people have created pages to help them interact as a community.
Street Fighter enthusiasts from different parts of the world can now communicate through texts, voice call, or video call with a click of a button. Social media allows people to create gaming rooms where they can share a live feed of a game they are playing. Street Fighter uses this technique to play with each other online, share gaming tips, and most importantly, advertise the game to other gamers.
Playing Street Fighter online
Many countries worldwide have incredible internet speeds capable of supporting live video games. Any person interested in playing Street Fighter online must first create an account online. They must have an email account to create an account on the console or their personal computer.
To play online, it is important to have access to fast internet to avoid video buffering during the game. Playing live opponents helps improve gaming skills. Gamers also interact during the game and share ideas about the game. Playing online is thrilling as no one has an idea of the strengths and the next move of an opponent. Joining online forums on Reddit is a great way to share gaming stuff with enthusiasts and improve one's skills.
Big Street Fighter players
Street Fighter, the Capcom franchise, is widely regarded as the fighting game that has carried the fighting game fraternity since its release. From Street Fighter 2 to Street Fighter 5, there have iconic moments, great players, and crazy comebacks. Daigo Umehar is by far the greatest player to ever play Street Fighter.
His trophies speak volumes about his proficiency. He is also referred to as "The Beast" for his dominance in Street Fighter. Lee "Infiltration" Seon-woo is a South Korean Street Fighter prodigy. Infiltration is one of the few players who have come close to topping The Beast's records.