Fans of the Virtua Fighter series are going to take on a new version of the latest installment in the series, as Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown has been announced by SEGA and is a digital exclusive that’s coming to PS4!
As one of Sega’s announcements during the video game publisher and developer’s 60th anniversary celebration, this version of Virtua Fighter 5 is totted as the ultimate version of the game, and is fully represented in glorious HD for fans to enjoy.
“The Virtua Fighter series holds a storied place in SEGA lore,” said Seiji Aoki, Chief Producer. “This new title was developed as part of SEGA’s 60th Anniversary project by an all-star team at AM2 and Ryu ga Gotoku Studios. I am delighted for fans to play and experience the latest entry in the series.”
Here’s the new features for the game as detailed on the press release from Sega!
Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown includes a wealth of new and classic features:
· Remade for a New Generation: Play classic Virtua Fighter 5 in glorious HD with updated character models, stages, cinematics, and background music.
· Crush the Competition: Create private rooms for up to 16 players and take on all challengers in round-robin style League Matches, Tournament Matches, and other new online match types. Spectate in real-time and communicate live with stamps as the battle heats up!
· Custom Combatants: Enter the ring with one of 19 playable characters. Master each of their unique fighting styles across a variety of solo and online modes.
· The Full Experience: Experience the pinnacle of Virtua Fighter 5 combat in classic modes like “Rank Match”, “Arcade”, “Training”, and “Offline Versus” as you battle to become the next World Fighting Tournament legend.
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Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown will be released exclusively for PS4 on June 1!