The new logo for Street Fighter 6 has caused quite a stir online, with many likening it to a stock image found on Adobe (thanks, Aurich). Now, the creator of said stock image has offered to sell the exclusive rights of their design to Capcom.
Adobe image creator xcoolee spoke to IGN about their logo being 'used' by Capcom and shared they "were looking to sell exclusive rights for the image to Capcom, removing it from sale to other parties".
Here's that stock logo:
The new Street Fighter 6 logo is $80 on Adobe's Stock site— Aurich (@aurich) February 21, 2022
I don't even know what to say. I knew it was generic but I didn't realize it was this bad. They searched for "SF" on a stock logo site and rounded a couple corners and added the 6
I cannothttps://t.co/SViXFjElou pic.twitter.com/yOzYePaYfV
There is, of course, a chance that Capcom's new logo baring a striking similarity to xcoolee's Adobe Stock image is just a coincidence. But even if that does turn out to be the case, the new logo for Street Fighter 6 hasn't exactly won itself scores of fans.
Many have lamented the fact that Capcom has chosen to shun the once vibrant and martial arts inspired Street Fighter logos of the past for something that is... well... boring.
The new logo is just generic, and if you look hard enough you will see it pretty much everywhere.
What happened to Sleeping Dogs 2-5? pic.twitter.com/uxjU5seI0E— Tom Phillips (@tomphillipsEG) February 21, 2022
It is also incredibly similar to the logo for a sci-fi convention held in France.
ah oui je connais c'est la convention à colmar là pic.twitter.com/XyCOg5YFyL— Funélie 🔨 Brico Lesbo 🔧 (@BricoLesbo) February 21, 2022
And yes, it does look alarmingly like that of NFTs logo.
Um, why does the Street Fighter 6 logo look like an NFT symbol?— JoJo123 ⚡️CEO of Billy Whizz 🇺🇦 (@JoJoTheDodo1) February 21, 2022
Words literally fail me here... 💀 pic.twitter.com/nuIZmgUfzy
Others have pointed out that this new logo makes it look like Street Fighter has six new messages waiting to be read.
This logo looks like if Street Fighter got six emails. pic.twitter.com/zITUaVCqHj— Brian Altano (@agentbizzle) February 21, 2022
Along with this logo being underwhelming at best, many have pointed out that this is the first time that a Street Fighter logo hasn't used roman numerals. Rather, we have been presented with an Arabic numeral '6'. Hmmm.
This maybe wasn't the reaction Capcom was hoping for when it announced Street Fighter 6 to the world, but there is no denying it has certainly got people talking!
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