Sega’s Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown for PS4 leaked by game rating

A current ranking for an unannounced Virtua Fighter video game might indicate an impending revival of Sega’s combating video game series. In March, Korea’s Video game Score and Administration Committee ranked Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Face-off for PlayStation 4, a release that might be connected to Sega’s esports aspirations.

According to the ranking, identified by Gematsu, Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Face-off is likewise understood by another name: Virtua Fighter esports. Back in September, Sega teased a task called “Virtua Fighter × esports,” however did not reveal a particular video game title or platform. Sega stated at the time that Virtua Fighter “will be restarted as an esports title to commemorate the 60th anniversary of SEGA’s establishment.” A teaser video for the job revealed video of Virtua Fighter competitions and ended with a shot of Akira, the face of the combating video game franchise.

Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Face-off would be the (rather) sensible follow-up to the most current entry in the franchise: Virtua Fighter 5 Last Face-off. That variation of the video game was launched in games in 2010, and ported to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012.

In February, Tekken manufacturer Katsuhiro Harada teased that he desired an agent from Sega to come on the next episode of the Japan Battling Video Game Publishers Roundtable, a panel program on YouTube that has actually included designers from Capcom, Bandai Namco, Arc System Functions, SNK, and Arika. Harada did not discuss why he particularly desired Sega to appear, however he might have insight into the publisher’s combating strategy. The organizers of the Japan Battling Video Game Publishers Roundtable have actually not revealed a date for the stream’s 3rd episode.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.