Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Details

sf25-color_detail

Capcom Announces Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collection and Tournament

As though this fall didn’t have enough quality titles threatening to turn us all into hermits already, fans of the Street Fighter franchise are about get an early Christmas on September 18th. Today Capcom announced the limited edition Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set.

Each 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set comes with a bevy of Street Fighter memorabilia, and is individually numbered and includes a certificate of autheticity. Packed-in goodies include:

  • Four playable Street Fighter titles for Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, including Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Street Fighter III Third Strike Online Edition, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition (with all alternate costume DLC), and Street Fighter X Tekken (with all character and costume DLC)
  • Two Blu-Ray discs sporting a documentary on the Street Fighter franchise, as well as Street Fighter IV and Super Street Fighter IV anime movies, Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, and the total collection of the Street Fighter animated series`
  • An 11-disc soundtrack collection featuring moments from the original game soundtracks, as well as remixes and fan interpretations
  • A 64-page hardcover art book of art works from fans, professional and aspiring alike, world wide
  • An 8″ lighted Ryu statue, posed mid-Shoryuken
  • A full-size replica of Ryu’s belt, complete with ”Fūrinkazan” kanji

The 25th Anniversary Tournament series is boasting over $500,000 in cash prizes, non-cash prizes, and amenities, culminating the the grand finals to take place December 8th in San Francisco. The tournament will cover all four titles featured in the Collector’s Set, with the Street Fighter X Tekken champion being awarded a custom themed Scion FR-S Sports Coupe. Tentative tournament dates and locations are:

  • July 28-29 in Austin, TX
  • August 11-12 in the NY area
  • August 26 in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Mid-September in the Tokyo Region, Japan
  • September 27-30 in London, England (in conjunction with Eurogamer Expo)
  • October 13-14 in Sao Paulo, Brazil (in conjunction with Brazil Game Show)
  • October 27-28 in Los Angeles, CA
  • October 31 – November 4 in Paris, France (in conjunction with Paris Games Week)
  • December 8 Finals in San Francisco, CA

The Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set is set to retail at a MSRP of $149.99 (as of this posting, neither Amazon or Gamestop has yet started taking pre-orders). Folks looking for info on the 25th Anniversary Tournament will be able get details at http://www.streetfighter.com/sf25/ (which isn’t quite live at the time of this writing, but should be soon).

Author: Nick McDonald View all posts by
Nick McDonald is a Staff Writer at CheatCodes.com who started playing games as a kid in ancient dank, sweaty caves known as "arcades." He hails from all over the Pacific Northwest, to the point that he often describes his hometown as "Interstate 5." He currently lives in Bellingham, WA with his wife and three insane little children.
More in General News (31 of 45 articles)