With so many iterations of the game and technology evolving over three decades, it’s finally time to put yourself inside your favorite game. The iconic Street Fighter® II bonus stage where your favorite characters beat up a car to smitherines will now be available to put you in midst of the action. Built using HTC Vive and its innovative Vive Trackers, you can have a truly immersive Street Fighter experience.
The Street Fighter II Bonus Stage Virtual Reality experience is only available during the competition. Dive into your favorite game and take that aggression to the streets! The virtual streets of Street Fighter II that is — retro-style. Destroy a car using your fists and get as many points as possible before the countdown ends. For more details, click here.
In celebration of 30 years of Street Fighter; local Boston artist and game franchise enthusiast, Merk Those, will be creating a 5-piece mural showcasing the creative evolution of the Street Fighter characters since their first introduction in 1987! The piece will be unveiled during the weekend kickoff event at the newly opened Balance Patch gaming café just steps away from Boston University campus grounds. The mural painting will kick off at 7:00 PM local time at 1031 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.
During Red Bull Battle Grounds, t-shirts depicting input arrows and button inputs will be available for purchase. Those who buy a shirt can compete in the T-Shirt Smash contest - when our venue announcer yells out a move, find people with corresponding inputs to make the combo with! For more details on how the contest will work, click here.