SEGA Announces Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Tournament

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I didn’t think Virtua Fighter was still around?!



-SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced the SEGA Cup: Virtua Fighter Tournament 2013. The tournament, in partnership with Level|Up, will take place in Los Angeles at the Super Arcade on April 20, 2013. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 16 players. The version for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system will be used for the competition.

Based on the latest arcade version of the celebrated Virtua Fighter series, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown launched in June 2012 for PlayStation®Network (PSN) and for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (XBLA). It was a critical and commercial success and maintained the Virtua Fighter series’ reputation of being the “fighting game fan’s fighter.”

The SEGA Cup: Virtua Fighter Tournament will be an annual competition and will be open to all Virtua Fighter fans. To assist fans in training for the event, SEGA will launch the officialVirtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Guide on the App Store™ today for $0.99.

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