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Capcom re-releases Street Fighter II on $100 cartridge that might set your SNES on fire

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Capcom and Iam8bit have teamed up to re-release Street Fighter II on an actual SNES cartridge to mark the series' 30th anniversary. The cartridges cost $100 and are limited to a run of 5,500; 1,000 of those are “Glow-in-the-dark Blanka green” and the rest are “Opaque Ryu Headband Red,” though which color you receive is ultimately random.

At $20 more than a SNES Classic, which includes Street Fighter II Turbo and 20 other games, the 30th-anniversary cartridges are clearly collectors' items more than practical products. And nothing underlines that more than the somewhat alarming caveat included on Iam8bit's product page:

WARNING: Use of this reproduction game cartridge (the “Product”) on the SNES gaming hardware may cause the SNES console to overheat or catch fire. The SNES hardware is deemed a vintage collectible, so please exercise extreme caution when using the Product and make sure there is fire extinguishment equipment nearby. Use of the Product is at the sole risk of the user.

Well then.

If the risk of turning your living room into a hadouken-esque fireball isn't too offputting, you can order the cartridge now. It's set to ship in November.