Time comes for us all, and like it or not, Street Fighter II is turning 30 years old this year. And like everyone else turning 30, the game is desperately trying to recapture its own youth, in this case with an authentic SNES cartridge re-release from Capcom and an assist from production studio iam8bit.
Street Fighter II will reportedly be back in a limited edition run of 5,500 copies. 4,500 of those will be in Opaque Ryu Red, while an extra special limited edition of just 1,000 will be in “Translucent Glow-in-the-Dark Blanka Green,” distributed randomly and priced the same as the still pretty cool red version, $100. Both cartridges, any color upgrades notwithstanding, will be authentic and operational cartridges for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Shipping on the limited edition 30th anniversary SNES edition of Street Fighter II is slated to begin in November, so keep your eyes open for more information on this release as that month quickly approaches.