Street Fighter 25th Anniversary events headed your way

If you haven’t noticed, Street Fighter is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Capcom announced a while back the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set ($149.99) for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It will be released on September 18th. And that’s not the only thing Capcom has planned for fans.

Street Fighter Tournaments

This weekend on July 28-29 in Austin, TX, Capcom will be holding a big tournament. You can register for free for the qualifying rounds, but you’ll have to deposit a $20 refundable registration fee. The grand finals event will be held in San Francisco, CA, on December 8th. Games to be featured in the tournament are 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. So if you think you have what it takes to be the best of the best, visit www.streetfighter25.com to register.

Street Fighter Combo Attack Art Exhibit

If you’re in the Los Angeles area on Friday, August 3rd, from 7 to 11pm, check out the Street Fighter Combo Attack art exhibit grand opening at the iam8bit location. It’s free for all ages. The location is at 2147 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026. You should definitely check it out because Capcom knows how to throw a party. Visit iam8bit.com for more information.

Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Chess Set

Lastly, if you love chess, then you’ll love the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary chess set. It’s only available at the Capcom Store and is limited to just 5,000. The price for the set is no joke ($299.95). It includes:

  • Highly-detailed silver and pewter-colored resin pieces ranging from 1.75″ to 3.25″ tall
  • Each chess piece stores conveniently in a protective custom slot under the chess board when not displayed
  • Large 18″x18″ smoked and sandblasted glass game board
  • High-quality black wood storage case with polished chrome latch and hinges and a large Street Fighter® 25th Anniversary logo laser-etched into the lid
  • Storage case doubles as playing surface with the glass board’s feet nesting safely in small holes in the case lid
  • Roster includes Ryu & M. Bison (kings), Chun-Li & Juri (queens), Ken, Guile, Balrog & Vega (bishops), E. Honda, Blanka, Rolento & Akuma (knights), Dhalsim, Zangief, Sagat & Seth (rooks), Ryu’s fist & Shadaloo winged skull (pawns)
  • Certificate of Authenticity

Visit shop.capcom.com/store/ to check it out.

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