Street Fighter 5 Beta Extended as Servers Taken Down Again
The beta's server issues have continued all weekend.
Servers for the beleaguered Street Fighter V beta will be down again today, but Capcom plans to make up for the ongoing issues by extending the test beyond its originally scheduled end date.
Capcom announced on Twitter this morning that the beta will be unavailable today, July 26. This is due to its servers being down for maintenance, which was also the case overnight.
Diablo IV Everything To Know How the Nintendo Switch SAVED Nintendo Firearms Expert Reacts To Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun’s Guns Why We're Worried About Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake Aliens: Dark Descent - Gameplay Overview Trailer Destiny 2: Season of the Deep - Ghosts of The Deep Dungeon Trailer Street Fighter 6 Character Guide | JP Forspoken - In Tanta We Trust Launch Trailer [REDACTED] - Announce Teaser Alone in the Dark | Official THQ Spotlight Trailer Battlefield 2042 | Season 5: New Dawn Gameplay Trailer Daemon X Machina Titanic Scion Teaser Trailer
Please enter your date of birth to view this video
By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's
Fans have struggled to get into the beta since its launch on July 23. As soon as it went live, the beta began experiencing problems that have lasted throughout the weekend. Capcom has repeatedly reset and taken its servers on- and offline, as documented in a post on Capcom's forums.
The beta was scheduled to end this Tuesday, July 28, but that is no longer the case. The official Street Fighter Twitter account has posted a message which reads, "For those wondering, we will be extending the beta period to make up for the issues we've been experiencing."
There's not yet any word on how much additional time players will be given once the problems have been resolved. Keep in mind, with the game not due out until next year, this is a real beta. Capcom is hoping to test out its new currency system and matchmaking algorithm, so it has reason to want the beta to continue beyond making fans happy.
This PS4-only beta is to be followed by a PC and PS4 beta later this year, and then a third test after that.
The products discussed here were independently chosen by our editors. GameSpot may get a share of the revenue if you buy anything featured on our site.
Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the conversation