Virtua Fighter 5 Gets Firm 360 Release Date;
Xbox owners can button-mash their way to victory after October 30.
VF5 for the 360 is based on the most current arcade version and supports both analog-stick and D-pad control, as well as vibration.
Key features include:
Online multiplayer enables players to compete worldwide challenging any one, any where, any time, using Xbox Live.
Leaderboards let players to see how they stack up against other players worldwide both in their Arcade Mode scores and clear time, and in the command list clear time for their favorite character.
Character data portability makes it possible to save characters created in the Quest Mode via Memory Unit and play with those characters against other people's customized characters in the VS Mode on other Xbox 360 systems.
Quest Mode, where players can compete in various arcades and win prize money to fully customize each character.
Gameplay based on the latest arcade version Virtua Fighter&153; 5 will be the most balanced release ever in the series for a home console.
Improved AI makes challenging the highest level rival characters in quest mode much more difficult for advanced players. AI opponents will also differ more from each other and have individualistic styles.
In-depth DOJO mode: where players can learn and practice moves. For the first time players will also be able to post their command list clear time results to an online leaderboard.
Enhanced commentary function: allows players to turn on play-by-play sports commentary audio.
3-D fighting environments: inspired by locales around the world
720p HD resolution widescreen and Dolby Digital 5.1ch. Improved anti-aliasing.
Online details give gamers the option to view replays of the top characters in Score Attack Mode and offer Marketplace items.