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Capcom announces Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set

Submitted by on Wednesday, 23 May 2012No Comment

Not to be outdone by themselves year in and year out, Capcom has announced a repackaging of four Street Fighter games including a few extras in the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set for PS3.

The announcement comes directly from a Capcom USA press release, as this Collector’s Set has only been announced for North America. Expect the mammoth Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set to hit stateside 18 September.

A manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $149.99 gets you this Street Fighter collectable housed in a limited edition chest including games, video, art, music and a 8″ light-up Ryu statue posed mid-Shoryuken. Take a look at the contents of the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set:

  • Games – Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition with all costume DLC, and Street Fighter X Tekken with all character and Swap Costume DLC.
  • Exclusive Video – A two-disc blu-ray set includes a documentary highlighting the profound influence between Street Fighter and its fans throughout the years. Street Fighter IV and Super Street Fighter IV anime movies in addition to all episodes of the Street Fighter animated series and Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie.
  • 8″ light-up Ryu statue – Specially commissioned and highly detailed statue features Ryu performing a Shoryuken with flames lit from below.
  • 11-disc soundtrack – A complete audio compliment featuring music from the past 25 years of Street Fighter games as well as fan-created music inspired by Street Fighter.
  • 64-page hardcover art book – A tribute to the legions of Street Fighter fans worldwide featuring fan art submitted by professional and aspiring artists.
  • Black Belt – A regulation-sized martial arts replica of Ryu’s black belt featuring his classic “Furinkazan” in kanji.
  • Certificate of Authenticity – Each Collector’s Set is individually numbered and contains an official certificate of authenticity.

If that wasn’t enough, kicking off in July will be a global Street Fighter tournament that will include over $500,000 in cash and prizes. Capcom has dubbed this a “high-stakes tournament” and will take place in the following locations:

  • July 28-29: Austin, TX
  • August 11-12: NY area (location pending)
  • August 26: Taipei, Taiwan (location pending)
  • Mid-September: Tokyo Region, Japan (date and location pending)
  • September 27-30: London: England (in conjunction with Eurogamer Expo)
  • October 13-14: Sao Paulo, Brazil (in conjunction with Brazil Game Show)
  • October 27-28: Los Angeles, CA
  • December 8: Finals in San Francisco, CA

If you’re interested in learning more, Capcom plans to turn the key on a new Street Fighter 25th Anniversary website. This is where they will host details on the Collector’s Set and where you will be able to register for the tournament.

Will you be picking up this limited edition collector’s set, importing, or entering the tournament?