SEGA has advanced to the presentation scheduled for May 27 at 1:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time) officially announced Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown for PS4. It will be an exclusive title of the Sony console that will go on sale next June 1. The official announcement has come through IGN after its listing was recently leaked on the Japanese PlayStation Store and today it has positioned itself as one of the possible PS Plus games in June, according to another leak.
What we know at the moment officially is that Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown coming exclusively to PS4 just a week from now. This new title is focused on online competitions (in fact until now the name of the project was Virtua Fighter x eSports Project) and therefore have new features such as spectator mode, lobby and tournaments. Can you see the first game trailer below:
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, responsables de Yakuza, collaborate in the development
Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown will suppose a deep reboot for the SEGA fighting saga, so for this occasion we have worked on updating its graphic environment; It has been specified that the engine being worked on is Dragon Engine, a tool created by Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, responsible for the saga Yakuza. In fact, developers of this team are working on the production of this title together with the SEGA AM2 studio.
In addition to graphical improvements, Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown also have a new start kinematics, new music themes for each stage and a new interface completely renovated. The first images have been published that show SEGA’s work in these aspects, you can see them at the end of the news.
As we said before, the next Thursday, May 27 at 1:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time) an online event will be held in which SEGA will delve into the details of Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown. It remains to be seen if the launch of the game is confirmed or denied directly in PS More, where supposedly he will share a month with Star Wars: Squadrons Y Operation: TangoThe latter being the PS5 exclusive of the June free game round.