The Japanese Virtua Fighter x esports mission stream revealed Virtua Fighter esports as the most recent collection title. This means Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown will likely be obtainable for not solely the PlayStation 4, but additionally in arcades in Japan. Virtua Fighter esports is the Japanese title for Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown, which has been revealed earlier in the West on May 25, 2021.

Just like the remainder of the world, the most recent Virtua Fighter recreation will likely be obtainable as a PlayStation Four console-exclusive title in Japan on June 1, 2021. It may even be obtainable via the PlayStation Plus June 2021 lineup, in addition to the PlayStation Now streaming service.

As the one main info not introduced in the West, Virtua Fighter esports may even make its method to Japanese arcades on June 2, 2021. It will successfully substitute Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, which acquired its final arcade replace in 2011. Those who’ve recorded play knowledge of Final Showdown will likely be in a position to carry over a number of the knowledge to the brand new recreation.

The Japanese stream featured a gameplay demonstration by Itabashi Zangief, the skilled gamer recognized for utilizing Shun Di to win quite a few Virtua Fighter 5 tournaments, together with EVO 2007 and Sega Cup Europe. In the identical stream, Sega additionally introduced it would maintain extra Virtua Fighter tournaments after releasing the brand new recreation.

Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown, additionally recognized in Japan as Virtua Fighter esports, will likely be obtainable for the PlayStation Four on June 1, 2021 and in Japanese arcades on June 2, 2021.