SEGA have announced that the expansion for Virtua Fighter 5 called Final Showdown will be released next summer on XBLA and PSN.
Virtua Fighter 5 will see see a big update and expansion, which will see a standalone title released for both the XBLA and PSN. The game will feature a full revamp of the mechanics, balance and animations of Virtua Fighter 5. The game will also see new game modes, new dynamic fighting arenas, a collection of customisable character items and two brand new characters added to the roster.
Haruki Satomi, Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA of America and SEGA Europe had this to say:
“Virtua Fighter 5 has always been an authentic arcade fighter, even when played from the comfort of a home console. And, like any proper arcade dynasty, we’ve continued to support, expand and tweak the game in the years since its release. With Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, we get to bring the ultimate expression of competitive one-on-one gaming to console players in one perfect package.”
Excited? We are certainly are! Check out the announcement trailer below.