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In this sequel, players learn more about the warriors' past. This game allows Custom Combos, unlike the the previous Alpha version.

Street Fighter Alpha 2 was produced by Capcom in 1996.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period Street Fighter Alpha 2 was produced include: Battle Arena Toshinden 2, Buster Buddies, Mega Man: The Power Battle, Marvel Super Heroes, 19XX: The War Against Destiny, Star Gladiator, CP System III, Dungeons Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara, Rockman 2: The Power Fighters, and Quiz Nanairo Dreams: Nijiirochou No Kiseki


Name Street Fighter Alpha 2
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1996
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9804
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class Capcom CPS II JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 6 - Jab PunchStrong PunchFierce PunchShort KickForward KickRoundhouse Kick
Sound Capcom Q-Sound - Amplified Stereo
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Street Fighter Alpha 2 PCB Image

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

TRICK: Perform the following to play as different characters:

  • CHUN LI (ALTERNATE COSTUME): (NOTE: This is basically Chun Li in her original Street Fighter II - The World Warrior costume. Her Kikoken (Fireball) is now B, F P, instead of B, DB, D, DF, F P)

    Start a game, hold Start, highlight Chun Li, wait for five seconds, press any button and then Chun Li will be wearing her alternate costume.

    STAGE SELECT FOR TWO-PLAYER BATTLES: Access Arcade Mode, hold Start, go to the character of the stage you want to fight in, wait for two seconds (for Bison's and Sagat's special stages, wait for five seconds), go to whatever character you want, press any button and then you will begin playing at that level.

    SATSUI NO HADO METAZE RYU (EVIL RYU): (Note: this trick does not work in Street Fighter Zero 2).

    Go to Ryu, press and hold Start for one second, go Right to Adon, Up to Akuma, Down to Adon, Left to Ryu, press and hold Start and press any button (Punch or Kick).

  • DHALSIM' (NO SUPER METER): (NOTE: this trick does not work in Street Fighter Zero 2).)

    Go to Dhalsim, press and hold Start for one second, go Left to Zangief, Down to Sagat, Right to Charlie, Up to Dhalsim, press and hold Start and press any button (Punch or Kick).

  • ZANGIEF' (NO SUPER METER): (NOTE: this trick does not work in Street Fighter Zero 2).

    Go to Zangief, press and hold Start for one second, go Down to Sagat, Left to Sodom, Left to Rose, Left to Birdie, Left to Charlie, Up to Dhalsim, Up to Ryu, Right to Adon, Right to Chun Li, Right to Guy, Right to Ken, Down to Zangief (the pattern is a circle), press and hold Start and press any button (Punch or Kick).

  • WINNING POSE SELECT: Win a round, press and hold Start and any one of the buttons (Punch or Kick) once the word KO appears.

    FIGHT AGAINST SECRET OPPONENT: (NOTE: every character has one secret opponent or mid-boss. They will appear and say something before fighting your character in the stage of the next opponent you're supposed to fight.

    Win any five rounds with either a Super or Custom Combo. The Secret Opponent appears to take over the next opponent after the opponent with the 5th/6th Super/Custom Combo Finish).

  • FIGHT AGAINST SUPER AKUMA: Start a normal game. Before reaching your last boss, get three PERFECTs, three Super (or Custom) Finishes and do not lose a round until the last boss. Super Akuma will appear before the fight with the last boss. After him, you will fight the last boss.

To get each character's third and fourth alternate colors, press two punch buttons or two kick buttons simultaneously at the character select screen.



Many characters from Final Fight make cameo appearences in this game, three of which are playable: Sodom, Guy and Rolento. One of the characters is called Nash in Japan, but his name was changed to Charlie for the US version.

In Japan, the Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams games are called Street Fighter Zero and the Alpha Counters are called Zero Counters. An upgraded version of Street Fighter Alpha 2, called Street Fighter Zero 2 Alpha, was released in Japan and a few places in Asia. The game has extra moves that were only available in the US "Alpha 2" version, certain characters from Street Fighter II' - Champion Edition along with a special version of Sakura. This version also has a Survival Mode and a Dramatic Battle Mode that pits two players against a computer controlled opponent.

The character Evil Ryu comes from a Japanese Manga (comic book) based on Street Fighter Zero by Masahiko Nakahira, published in Gamest (a Japanese arcade-only video game magazine published by Shueisha that includes manga based on arcade games).

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Street Fighter Alpha 2 Census

There are 14,909 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,197 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 78 known instances of this machine owned by Street Fighter Alpha 2 collectors who are active members. Of these, 14 of them are original dedicated machines. 15 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 49 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Street Fighter Alpha 2 machines for sale. There are 4 active VAPS members with a Street Fighter Alpha 2 circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 20 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



  1. Street Fighter
  2. Street Fighter II - The World Warrior
  3. Street Fighter II' - Champion Edition
  4. Street Fighter II' - Hyper Fighting
  5. Super Street Fighter II - The New Challengers
  6. Super Street Fighter II Turbo
  7. Street Fighter - The Movie
  8. Street Fighter Alpha - Warriors' Dreams
  9. Street Fighter EX
  10. Street Fighter EX Plus
  11. Street Fighter Alpha 2
  12. Street Fighter EX2
  13. Street Fighter III - New Generation
  14. Street Fighter III - 2nd Impact
  15. Street Fighter Alpha 3
  16. Street Fighter III - 3rd Strike
  17. Street Fighter IV

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