With the likes of Avenue Fighter 6, Tekken 8, Mortal Kombat 1, and Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising, followers of the preventing style have had no scarcity of fantastic new video games to dive into, and it appears extra are on the way in which. Particularly, Sega’s beloved preventing collection, Virtua Fighter, may very well be on the comeback trailer.
That’s as per identified leaker Midori – who has precisely leaked various bulletins associated to Sega (significantly, Atlus) – who just lately claimed on Twitter that Sega has a Virtua Fighter reboot within the works. Apparently, the reboot isn’t being developed by Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, which was in command of Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, nevertheless it does have “employees from the newest Virtua Fighter video games” engaged on it.
The leaker has additionally claimed that the sport will characteristic each single participant and multiplayer components, and can attempt to attraction to informal and hardcore gamers alike, “together with aggressive gamers.”
Sega has, in fact, proven a current willingness (to say the very least) to revive its dormant franchises, having introduced 5 reboots at The Sport Awards in December, with leaks claiming that at the very least one other 5 are additionally within the works.
Virtua Fighter has been dormant for a very long time now. Virtua Fighter 3tb On-line launched for arcades in Japan final yr, whereas the aforementioned Final Showdown launched for arcades and PS4 in 2021, however the final new mainline launch, Virtua Fighter 5, launched all the way in which again in 2007.
In 2021, Digital Fighter 5 Final Showdown’s chief producer Seiji Aoki stated that although he personally wished to develop a brand new sport within the collection, nothing had been determined on the time the place a possible Virtua Fighter 6 was involved.
This can be a reboot that’s not in growth by RGG Studio. It’s being developed by employees from newest Virtua Fighter video games. There are single participant and multiplayer components which might be focusing on informal and core gamers together with aggressive gamers.
— みどり (@MbKKssTBhz5) February 8, 2024