2012 is the 25th anniversary of Capcom's 'Street Fighter' game.
Capcom has shared new information about the company's 25th anniversary celebration of its Street Fighter video game series.
According to the game developer/publisher, a global Street Fighter tournament series will begin this weekend in addition to the september 18th release of the limited edition Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector's Set. The tournament will be hosted in Austin, Texas, on July 28-29.
Registration for the Austin qualifying round is now open and is free to enter, but a refundable $20 registration fee is required in order to save a spot. This tournament series will culminate in a grand finals event held in San Francisco, Calif., on December 8th and will include players who qualify in the preliminary tournaments throughout the year. The tournament series will feature the following monumental titles from the past and present: 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.
The limited edition Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector's Set carries an MSRP of $149.99 and will be published onto both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Capcom is currently taking pre-orders for the set.