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30 seconds per round tournament setting!? A winning streak left unbeaten! The beginning of VF esports and a showdown between "Emperors of Combat." Events with results and/or videos that occurred during July 14 - July 18, 2021 are listed in chronological order.
Sega's first official online tournament for the Virtua Fighter esports in Japan. 118 players* will compete in a best out of 3, double elimination bracket. This is not a common format for Sega of Japan's past tournaments in the Virtua Fighter series. Broadcast of the event will start around the 10th round of Losers Bracket to the Grand Final on Sunday, July 18, 2021, 6 PM JST.
Patch 1.05 has been released fixing an unexpected bug in Room Mode. Just in time for Sega's first official online tournament this coming Sunday.
Offline events? Team-based competition? A kumite where the player uses all the characters? This past week had a little bit of everything! Events with results and/or videos that occurred during July 7 - July 11, 2021 are listed in chronological order.
In a previous episode of Harada's Bar "Come, Virtua! I've waited 11 years!" Tekken director and producer Harada shared his thoughts on the Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown (VF esports) announcement trailer ahead of its release, as well as his career-long history and rivalry with the Virtua Fighter series. In this episode, Harada interviews VF5US/VFes producer Seiji Aoki to discuss their impressions of the initial release, how it compared with expectations, the responsibilities of taking on such an important IP, and ... what's with the "800" on Aoki-san's shirt?
4Gamer, Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada, and VF5US producer Seiji Aoki talks about a variety of topics related to past, present, and the future of Virtua Fighter. And yes there is a lengthy discussion related to netcode.
An interview with Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Deputy General Manager of SEGA Japan Asia Publishing Division by Manabu Okayasu from the My Navi News website. It is a fairly detailed interview that not only focuses on Japan's gaming community but also discuss Virtua Fighter in other countries.
Ultimate Showdown has been out for a month and events are occurring more frequently. Just this past weekend we have 7 organized events from all over the world! Here is a summary of the various events with links to brackets and videos.
Seiji Aoki, producer of VF5US, posted on twitter that version 1.04 will be available at the beginning of July. This includes the requested invitation feature and various fixes to online-related issues.
At Evo Japan 2020 VF5FS was held as an official side tournament. It was capped at 64 entrants, heavily stacked with local Japanese talent and saw a thrilling Grand Finals played out between rising star Shiwapon and the legendary Homestay Akira! Shiwapon emerged as the Evo Japan 2020 Champion, showcasing his talent with a variety of characters during the top-8. Now, more than a year later, it's time for the runback! A FT10 revenge match exhibition will be streamed live this Friday, 18th June 2021 at 20:00 JST. Details inside!
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