Street Fighter will soon be celebrating its 30th anniversary and, to celebrate, Capcom has announced the ultimate tribute to the series, with the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection.
The collection, which is due for release in May next year, highlights 12 titles of the iconic series:
- the original Street Fighter
- Street Fighter II
- Street Fighter II: Champion Edition
- Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting
- Super Street Fighter II
- Super Street Fighter II: Turbo
- Street Fighter Alpha
- Street Fighter Alpha 2
- Street Fighter Alpha 3
- Street Fighter III
- Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact
- Street Fighter III: Third Strike
Four of these titles feature online options, namely Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Super Street Fighter II: Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha 3 and Street Fighter III: Third Strike. Lobbies will support up to four players waiting to climb the ranks in Ranked Matches, with global leaderboards for each title. Online battle promise to be smooth experiences thanks to the “rewind” tech, ensuring low latency.
Other features include a historical look at the series, so you can see when the like of Ken and Ryu first appeared. The Museum lets you view concept art, character bios and an interactive timeline. There’s even a music player for audiophiles.
The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection will be released on the Nintendo Switch across the globe in May 2018, both digitally and at retail. With a collection this strong, which title are you most excited to play on your Switch? Let us know your thoughts below, and check out the new trailer to whet your appetite.