The future of the saga Virtua Fighter has not been decided, but both the producer of Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown as the director of Tekken since Tekken 3 they want there to be a Virtua Fighter 6. That s, the motivations of one and the other are very different.
Seiji Aoki, main producer of Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown, he said in an interview in Famitsu translated by Siliconera: “Nothing has yet been decided on Virtua Fighter 6, so I can’t make any statement. But if you ask me if I want to create it or not, I want to create it“.
Ultimate Showdown is a visual revamping of the game published in 2007 using the saga’s graphics engine Yakuza and in which the Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. The past was thrown June 1 on PS4 and is available on PlayStation Plus until the end of July. “This title let you know if there is demand and potential on Virtua Fighter“Aoki assured.” We want to create expectations so that he can connect with the next one. “
Harada wants there to be a new combat between the 3D fighting sagas
For its part, Katsuhiro Harada, director de Tekken since Tekken 3, has published a video on his YouTube channel recorded from his bar. The title of the video, translated, would be something like: “Come on, Virtua! He’s been waiting for 11 years!”. Specifically, what Harada wants is for there to be a Virtua Fighter totally new what dispute a Tekken throne of fighting 3D so that later the Japanese can do a Tekken even better.
Harada explains that in 1997, Bandai Namco asked him how long it would take Tekken in surpassing Virtua Fighter, and the director replied that at least ten years. I considered that fight with the SEGA game as a goal, but after the saga stopped with the fifth installment, he was disappointed, especially when seeing that the competitive players of VF they went to Tekken.
The creative argues about a possible Virtua Fighter 6: “In a few years I hope to be saying, ‘How did they do that?’ Don’t let them beat me. I will beat them next time. Let’s have a showdown. I don’t want to end my career as a developer without this. I don’t have much time left as a developer. So SEGA, do me a favor: Let’s play one last game. “