Capcom unveils Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector's Set
- Posted May 23rd, 2012 at 11:41 EDT by Michael Harradence
Capcom’s pulled the curtains back on a swanky Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set.
Due out on September 18, 2012 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, the feature-heavy pack forms part of Capcom’s 25th anniversary celebrations for the venerable beat-‘em-up franchise, dubbed appropriately as ‘The Year of the Dragon.’
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Aside from the Collector’s Set, the anniversary festivities include a series of global tournaments featuring over half a million dollars in support; the highest the fighting game community has ever witnessed.
As for the Collector’s Set itself, players can look forward to the following goodies for the sum of $149.99:
-Four games from the Street Fighter series spanning multiple eras: Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition and Street Fighter x Tekken, including all character and Swap Costume DLC.
-Exclusive video content: Two-disc Blu-ray including a documentary highlighting the “profound influence the franchise has had on fans – and vice versa – throughout the years. Also included are anime movies for Street Fighter IV and Super Street Fighter IV, all episodes of the Street Fighter animated series and Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie.
-Light-up Ryu Statue: Standing 8” tall, this collectable Ryu statue features the iconic brawler in mid-Shoryuken pose, with flames lit from below.
11-Disc Soundtrack: A Collection of Street Fighter game music plucked from the series’ 25 year history, including remixes and fan-created compositions inspired by the games.
-64-page Hardcover Art Book: Billed as a tribute to Street Fighter game fans from across the globe, this art book includes fan pieces submitted by professional and aspiring artists alike.
-Ryu’s belt: A Full-size martial arts black belt created to regulation specs, featuring Ryu’s classic "Fūrinkazan" in kanji.
-Certificate of Authenticity: Each Collector’s Set comes individually numbered complete with a certificate of authenticity.
The tournaments will take place across the summer before culminating in the grand finals in San Francisco on December 8, 2012. Players will compete in the same titles included in the Collector’s Set, namely Street Fighter x Tekken, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix.
See below for the planned locations and dates (subject to change).
-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)
-December 8 Finals in San Francisco, CA