Super Street Fighter II - The Tournament Battle

The Video Game PCB by Capcom Co., Ltd.

Super Street Fighter II - The Tournament Battle screenshot

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DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Super Street Fighter II - The Tournament Battle © 1993 Capcom.


An exclusive 8-player single-elimination tournament mode of "Super Street Fighter II - The New Challengers", only available when four SSFII cabinets are connected together and all of them configured to "Tournament" mode. This special mode consists of four simultaneous matches: the initial eliminations, the simifinals, and the finals.

After the first set of matches is over, players are re-arranged accordingly based on their position: winners are sent to either of the two cabinets on the left and losers are sent to either of the two cabinets on the right. In the finals, the players competing for first place are sent to the first (leftmost) cabinet, the third-place players to the second cabinet, etc.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 11.8 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 6
= > [1] LP (Jab), [2] MP (Strong), [3] HP (Fierce)
= > [4] LK (Short), [5] MK (Forward), [6] HK (Roundhouse)

TRIVIA

SSFII The Tournament Battle was released in September 1993.

If you have ever wondered why the characters in "Super Street Fighter II - The New Challengers" have a ridiculous eight costume colors, then now you will know. This special version is quite rare but allows eight players to fight in a tournament. The reason for the eight costume colors is so all eight players can choose the same character and not get confused about which one they are.

UPDATES

Here is the list of all revisions :

930911
• Blue board (World)
• Green board (Japan)

911005
• Orange board (South America)

931119
• Blue board (World)

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Super Secret Colors : Hold down the button you use to select your character for three seconds or so and you can get what is called the 'super' secret color (Note: You can't use the 1P or 2P start buttons to get the secret color).

PORTS

This special "Tournament Battle" is available as the 'Tournament' game mode (selectable item on the Main Menu screen) only on the Nintendo Super NES/Super Famicom and Sega Genesis/Mega Drive ports of "Super Street Fighter II - The New Challengers".

For information on release dates and regions where available, please see the "Super Street Fighter II - The New Challengers" entry, "Ports" section.

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

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