Street Fighter II became the best-selling title since the golden age of arcade gaming. By 1993, two years after its launch, sales were over $1. 5 billion in gross revenue, and by 1994, the game had been played by over 25 million people in the United States at home and in arcades. In 1995, total sales of Street Fighter II and Street Fighter II: Championship Edition machines exceeded $2. 312 billion. Adjusted for inflation, it is estimated that all versions of Street Fighter II exceed $10 billion in revenue, making it one of the highest-grossing video games of all time. In particular, the SNES version sold over 6. 3 million copies, making it Capcom's bestselling game for the next two decades and their bestselling game on a single platform. Due to its success, a series of updated versions offering additional features and characters has been released. Street Fighter II is regarded as one of the best video games of all time, and in particular the most important and influential fighting game ever made. Its launch is seen as a revolutionary moment within its genre; it is credited with popularizing the fighting genre during the 1990s, inspiring other producers to create their own fighting series, and sparking a renaissance for the arcade game industry.