SEGA announced today that Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, the latest title in its celebrated fighting franchise, is due to be available on June 5 via PlayStation Network and June 6 via Xbox LIVE Arcade. The game will be priced at $14.99/ £9.99/ AUD$18.25/ €12.99 for PS3 and 1,200 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360.
Developed by AM2, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown brings the latest arcade version of the Virtua Fighter 5 series to consoles worldwide, adding two new characters - Virtua Fighter 3 favorite Taka-Arashi and newcomer Jean Kujo -and dynamic and interactive fighting arenas. Console-only features include a robust and detailed Training Mode, eight player Online Room Match Mode, and a match record feature to replay, save, and upload fights.
Character customization DLC packs will be available immediately upon launch for all 19 fighters, with each character customization pack costing $4.99/ £3.59/ AUD$6.25/ €4.49 for PSN and 400 Microsoft Points for XBLA, and will contain 600-950 customization items. Two additional customization packs, consisting of nine characters' worth of DLC items and the other with 10 characters’ worth, will also be available at launch for $14.99/ £9.99/ AUD$18.25/ €12.99 each on PSN and 1,200 Microsoft Points each on XBLA.
A new gameplay movie is now locally mirrored.