Virtua Fighter is again. Sega will launch a brand new model of the pioneering 3D preventing recreation sequence, referred to as Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown, on June 1 for PlayStation 4. The recreation might be a digital unique launch on PS4.

According to a narrative from IGN, the brand new version of Virtua Fighter 5 is being developed by an “all-star team” from Sega AM2 (the unique arcade developer) and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio (the group behind the Yakuza sequence). The PS4 model will function up to date visuals, new background music for every stage, and new on-line options, together with a spectator mode, lobbies for as much as 16 gamers, and match choices.

Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown was beforehand leaked, due to a rankings board itemizing in Korea, and first teased by Sega again in September.

The authentic model of Virtua Fighter 5 was launched in arcades in 2006, and ported to PlayStation three and Xbox 360 the next yr. The most up-to-date entry within the preventing recreation franchise, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, was launched in arcades in 2010, and got here to PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is playable within the digital arcades of a number of video games in Sega’s Yakuza sequence.

During Virtua Fighter’s downtime, a few of the recreation’s roster crossed over to different preventing video games: Akira, Sarah, and Pai have been featured as playable visitor stars in Dead or Alive 5, the one-time rival preventing recreation sequence by Koei Tecmo.