Yeah several days late, but today right now in Japan its 17/06/08
The final tuned version of that build released or went gold on that day in 1999.
The last real arcade version officially released by Capcom.
 990419 - shoutouts to “Living with John Choi” is the 3rd footnote on wikipedia
 990512 - needs no explanation
[*] 990608 - new type “B” without unblockables and other changes like fixing specific Makoto KO’s that crashes the game
18 years old, that bitch is legal.
Old things are still good. Possibly getting better with age.
18 years of memories and stories.
Feel free to post some of yours.
Here’s to 18 more years!