The acquisition of Street Fighter 6 is another quest for domestic fans to find ways to give the creators of Capcom their own money. The publisher slammed the door on the Russian market and did not promise to return. So those who want to try out the new arcade mode with character creation and online competition for iconic heroes of the series, such as Chun Li, Ryu or Ken, will have to look for detours. The great news is that there are ways to acquire the 6th numbered part of the legendary fighting game on the RE Engine.
In this guide, we will tell you how to buy Street Fighter 6 in Russia on PC, PS4/PS5 and Xbox in digital and physical versions.
Street Fighter 6 edition selection
The game is presented in 3 types of digital editions:
Standard: Street Fighter 6 game + pre-order bonuses, which include 1 costume and 10 costume colors for 6 characters, as well as stickers and titles for the player card.
Deluxe Edition: All of the above + Year 1 Character Pass promising 4 Heroes, 4200 Energy Tickets, 4 Hero Colors, and 1 New Outfit. Content will be added as game updates are released.
Ultimate Edition: all of the above plus Year 1 Complete Pass, which adds new hero outfits, 2 stages, and more energy tickets.
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How to buy Street Fighter 6 in Russia in 2023
Among the effective ways to purchase the game, we highlight the following:
Buying a Steam key through marketplaces, using a Kazakhstan QIWI wallet or gift cards to an account in another country. PlayStation version via foreign account. Xbox version through a foreign PM. Buying a physical copy.
How to buy Street Fighter 6 on Steam
Let’s figure out which of the options for buying a fighting game on the Gabe platform are working. For all the ways except for the keysrequires creation foreign Steam account. Global keys can be activated on a Russian account.
In a separate guide, we talked about how to change the Steam region.
Use the help of many sellers on the Funpay marketplace, which allows you to buy keys for the Steam version of the game. The exchange process is simple and quite safe:
Sign up for an account on the site. On the main page of the site in the search bar at the top, enter Street Fighter 6 and select the project category or “Keys” in the drop-down box. In the list that opens, you can set the display of only the PC version of the keys. Choose the right product from the list, looking at the rating and time spent by sellers on the site, the price of the product, the type of publication. On the product page, carefully read the seller’s history again: reviews, ratings, how long it has been working. Additionally, look at the product description, in which sellers often leave important information such as instructions for activating keys, ordering customer feedback, and so on. All questions can be asked in the chat to the seller before buying a product. If the conditions suit you, then proceed to payment, which can be made with Russian cards, through QIWI or Yu Money.
Responsibly treat the preliminary acquaintance with the seller. Although Funpay is the safest platform, you should not forget that this is a marketplace: in order to avoid problems, discuss all issues with the seller before buying, after evaluating his decency by rating, number of reviews, and time spent on the site.
An alternative source for purchasing keys for Steam is Plati.Market. The site has proven itself, functions almost identically, and you can always find the keys to all hit AAA titles on it.
Via QIWI-call for tenge (Kazakhstan)
If you have changed on your QIWI wallet with the status “Basic»region to Kazakhstan, then use this method to purchase. Change status to “Basic»requires confirmation of passport data. Use the method only for accounts in another country.
We have written a separate step-by-step guide to buying Steam games using a Kazakhstani QIWI wallet.
Through a gift card
The method works only for foreign accounts on which purchases have already been made.
Steam Gift Vouchers are used to replenish the internal wallet. Buy them on marketplaces that offer similar products:
Keysforgamers is a platform that, as an intermediary, guarantees the safety of purchasing goods from all sellers who place goods. Has a support service working to resolve any trouble. Funpay is a free marketplace without a support service. Read the history of sellers before buying. Plati.Market works on a principle similar to Funpay. Use as an alternative.
Pay special attention when buying type of currency: It should match the Steam region better.
The redemption of the voucher is made along the way “My wallet», «Steam wallet or gift card code“. In the menu that opens, enter the code and the money will be credited to the account. Proceed to buy SF6, directly or through VPN, if you are in the Russian Federation.
Is it possible to send the game as a gift from Kazakhstan or another country
Since Capcom fenced off the Russian region, there is no option to receive the game as a gift. When you try to perform such a manipulation, you will receive a message from the screenshot.
Can I buy Street Fighter 6 on the Epic Games Store
It is known that at the release of Street Fighter 6 will not look into the EGS. You cannot buy the game on the site.
How to buy Street Fighter 6 on PS4 and PS5 via PS Store
PS Store in the Russian Federation does not actually work, therefore we will go into it through a foreign account, which we will first create:
Go to the Playstation website with VPN turned on. Choose to create a new account by clicking Sign in and Register in the top right corner. As part of creating an account, select Turkey or another non-sanctioned country of residence.
The details of filling in all the fields are described in the guide for registering a foreign Playstation account.
If the preparations are made, then go to the new personal account from the PS4 / 5 consoles. In the early days, it is better to refrain from shopping and break in your account by playing several sessions of free projects like Genshin Impact.
On a new account, there are 2 options to buy SF6:
With a foreign bank card. If there is none, then it can be done, as described in the guide for creating a virtual map of Turkey. With funds in an internal wallet, replenished through intermediaries from Funpay, as well as gift cards from Keysforgamers. Please note: gift voucher currency must match with the account currency set.
Beware of buying games or subscriptions through intermediaries involving the transfer of personal account data. There are cases of a ban for such approaches to the acquisition of games. We recommend replenishing your account personally or using payment cards purchased from the same intermediaries.
Gift card redemption is done in 2 steps:
Go to menu “Redemption codes”, accessible through the account menu. Enter the code in the interactive window.
After transferring funds to the internal wallet, proceed to purchase a fighting game.
How to buy Street Fighter 6 on Xbox through the Microsoft Store
The method works similarly to that described for PS above. You will have to make a new personal account via VPN for another country on the Microsoft website. In the future, it will be possible to buy games in 2 ways from the Xbox console under a new account:
From an internal Xbox wallet funded with vouchers. They are easy to get from Keysforgamers or Funpay Direct Buy Exchange. Don’t forget the need currency matching gift card currency wallet. Using a bank card of the region selected during registration.
In a separate article, we discussed in more detail all the ways to buy blocked video games on Xbox.
Purchasing an account with Street Fighter 6 (the easiest way)
Buy an account or a key, safely and easily, on the proven Keysforgamers platform (formerly known as Difmark).
Warning from the siteA: All accounts come with a lifetime warranty, meaning if you experience problems with the game for any reason, we’ll issue a replacement for free.
How to buy SF6 and other projects on the platform:
Make an account on the site. Find Street Fighter 6 in the internal search engine. In the filters, you can select the desired version of the product. In the list, pay attention and choose only global versions, because they can be activated on the territory of the Russian Federation. Familiarize yourself with the seller, his rating and the number of transactions. Contact the seller of the selected account or key in the chat before making a deal to discuss your questions. Place SF6 in the cart, make payment through the cart, as in any online store. Transferring the key or account information with instructions takes about 30 minutes.
If you have questions or have a dispute with the seller, seek help from the support team. Frequently asked questions have been collected in the FAQ below.
This section highlights questions that often arise when buying games on DifMark.
What should I do if the key, gift card or account login error does not work?
Write to DifMark technical support. Specialists are ready to help in solving any problems between the seller and the buyer.
What to do, if there was an error in the order?
Write to DifMark specialists with the exact wording of the request, so that they can assess the scope of the problem and start solving it as soon as possible.
What to do, if the wrong region was selected during the ordering process?
Unfortunately, no one will be able to provide support in resolving this issue, since this technical moment must be monitored by the buyer PERSONALLY. There are NO refunds for this issue.
What information must be provided when requesting technical support?
The order number and username are the two most important items that should be recorded when contacting DifMark specialists. This is followed by a clearly formulated description of the problem, so as not to encounter a lot of clarifying points that delay the process.
If you have any other difficulties, the support service is always online. Contact us – they will always answer you and try to help.
Buying a Street Fighter 6 Disc for PS5, PS4 and Xbox Series S/X
Large retailers somehow manage to deliver boxed editions of SF6 to the Russian Federation. Prices for such luxury are high, and yet it is encouraging to know that even in retail you can still find boxes of novelties:
Boxed versions for 6999 on PS4/5 and Xbox One are available in the Book Store. Collector’s Edition for 34990 is also available. In the Videoigr.net store, SF6 are promised for delivery and cost 5990. PS4 / 5, as well as Xbox One versions are available.
We hope that the guide was informative and helped you become the owner of Street Fighter 6 for PS5, PS4 and Xbox Series S/X. Please leave any questions in commentsThe author will try to help.