Tecmo Koei Holdings Co. this week released Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp. Xbox 360.
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, to be sold Sept. 3, will include all-new modes from Dead or Alive 5 Plus, new stages, new fighters including Momiji, and levels from the Ninja Gaiden series.
The final game includes characters Ryu Hayabusa, Hayate, Ayane, Kasumi, Hitomi, Bayman, Christie, Lei Fang, Zack, Kokoro, Bass, Rig, Jann Lee, Helena, Lisa, Brad Wong, Eliot, Tina, along with Akira, Pai and Sarah Bryant from the Virtua Fighter series.
The title includes an 2 vs. 2 tag mode to form a tag team with a comrade and fight against another team online.
Fighters can earn new Prize Fighter rankings to gain extra Grade Points. In addition, new Character Points display a player’s skill level with each character.
Dead or Alive 5 includes a wide variety of martial arts techniques that marry the individual personalities of each fighter.
The title includes 16-player online tournament functionality, an online dojo to practice against other online fighters, a spectator feature, and the ability to share fighting records via Facebook.
The final game includes new 3D stages that include obstacles and changes as the fight progresses.