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Capcom’s celebrates 25 years of Street Fighter in style

Posted by: Jeremy at 5/23/2012 10:49 AM
Do you happen to own Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition on either the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360? How about Street Fighter X Tekken? Third Strike Online? What about SSF2THD? Well, prepare to buy another copy.

Capcom has revealed the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set. The packacge will be released for both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 18, 2012. Created to honor the biggest fighting game franchise ever created, this set is shaping up to be a must-own for Street Fighter fans.

The pack will be released in limited quantities in individually-numbered boxes housed in a specially created chest. You can look forward to all of the following being included:
  • copy of Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix
  • copy of Street Fighter 3: Third Strike Online Edition
  • copy of Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition including all costume DLC
  • copy of Street Fighter x Tekken including all character and Swap Costume DLC
  • 2-disc Blu-Ray set featuring the following:
    • a documentary of the franchise and its fans
    • Street Fighter 4 anime movie
    • Super Street Fighter 4 anime movie
    • Street Fighter 2: The Animated Movie
    • complete series of the Street Fighter animated series
  • 8-inch, light up Ryu statue depicting the most famous Street Fighter throwing a fireball
  • 11-disc soundtrack spanning the entire franchise and numerous remixes
  • 64-page, hardcover art book covering the entire series
  • full size replica of Ryu’s belt
  • Certificate of Authenticity
Capcom is also launching a special series of tournaments to honor this historic year of the franchise. The Street Fighter 25th Anniversary global tournament series will kick off at the end of July and run up to the grand finals in San Francisco on December 8, 2012. All 4 of the game listed in the package above will be tournament.

The specific dates for tournament are:
  • July 28-29 in Austin, TX
  • August 11-12 in the NY area (location pending)
  • August 26 in Taipei, Taiwan (location pending)
  • Mid-September in the Tokyo Region, Japan (date and location pending)
  • 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)
Capcom is planning a ton more to celebrate their biggest franchise but they are keeping it all under wraps. Keep an eye on the official Anniversary page for further details and announcements.