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Announced at TGS2020 as part of SEGA's 60th Anniversary is a new project titled "Virtua Fighter x esports". Little is known at this stage, but details on the project will be revealed in a future update. What do you think it could be?
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The 2nd Ankoku Bujutsu-kai (Darkness Martial Arts Tournament) will see its final 8-man tournament held Sunday 23 August 2020. As a result of major offline events being cancelled due to the pandemic, this online-only event in being organised and hosted by Tetsuko and Homestay Akira. Read further for videos and brackets of the preliminary and qualification rounds held this past weekend, as well as information on how to catch the final tournament live streams in both Japanese and English.
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On this day in 2010, SEGA released Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown for Japanese arcades, followed by a international console release two years later for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. To celebrate this occasion, I compiled a blog on Destructoid looking back at the journey with VF5FS and how it still holds to this day compared to other modern-day fighting games. Happy 10th Anniversary, VF5FS!
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Fifty one Sake brewers from around Japan will come together at the Tokyo Sake Festival 2020, held on August 11th to 16th. Part of this year's festival is a 'Game Legends Sake Series', which features collaboration between various video game series.

In addition to a Virtua Fighter branded Sake, Yu Suzuki will be in attendance, and there's even a Virtua Fighter tournament taking place! For more details, hit the jump and read on!
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As a part of SEGA's 60th anniversary, something is being teased that's seemingly fighter related. The announcement will be made on the 25th of March 2020. What could it be?
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Sega is once again doing a marathon charity stream, this time to raise money for Special Effect!

Sega will be playing Virtua Fighter at 4PM GMT Saturday.
That's 8PM Friday PST, and 11PM Friday ET.


Tune in and help raise money for a good cause at Sega's Twitch channel at https://www.twitch.tv/sega/
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On 25th January 2020, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown was held as a Side Tournament at Evo Japan 2020. This community event was organised by @Tetsuko_Yamada and saw entries capped at 64 players, comprised of Japanese locals and a few international competitors as well. Read on for full results, brackets and videos.
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On Sunday, 12th January 2020, the 2020 Pre Beat-Tribe Cup took place at Game Newton Ooyama. This 5-on-5 character-specific tournament saw a total of 57 teams (275 players!), and was streamed live via the Game Newton Ooyama channels on various platforms simultaneously. The original 12 hour archive has been timestamped in this post, along with some interesting stats and a highlights package for your enjoyment.
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Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown will be featured as a side tournament at Evo Japan 2020, and registrations are now open! The tournament will take place on Saturday 25th January 2020. Read on for rules, registration information, prizes and other details.
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown has been confirmed as a side tournament for Evo Japan 2020! Confirmed by @Tetsuko_Yamada in the tweet below. As advised, please stay tuned for more details!
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