Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Confirmed as a PlayStation Plus Title for June and July 2021


Following yesterday's reveal and official trailer, today PlayStation confirmed the earlier rumors that Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown will be a free-to-play title for PlayStation Plus subscribers starting on June 1st, 2021. Not only will Virtua Fighter: Ultimate Showdown launch in the PlayStation Plus games lineup for June, it will remain available to download on PS+ through July and will also be releasing on Sony's game streaming service, PlayStation Now, sometime in June. Below is an official description of the visually enhanced VF5 remake via

"Segas iconic one-on-one battler gets remade for a new generation by Yakuza and Judgment developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. This console exclusive debuts on PlayStation Plus, allowing both VF veterans and newcomers to experience the intense martial arts combat, deep strategy, and intricately balanced gameplay of the groundbreaking 3D fighter in stunning HD. New online features like custom tournaments supporting up to 16 players and live spectating join classic modes like Rank Match, Arcade, and VF5s famously robust Training to deliver the definitive VF experience."



"The game will not only be available on PlayStation Plus for about two months June and July but itll also be releasing on PlayStation Now in June! PlayStation Plus members can enter Virtua Fighter 5s arenas starting Tuesday, June 1."


+ screenshots and additional details are posted inside TFG's previous article!

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