Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown throws down in June

I can't be the only one who gets the urge to kick faces as summer warms up in June, so how clever of Sega to tap into this market with Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown. The downloadble revamp of VF5 will launch for PS3 on June 5 then Xbox 360 on June 6, Sega confirmed today, priced at $15 (1,200 Microsoft Points).

Final Showdown is a console port of the latest arcade version of Virtua Fighter 5, packing two new characters, along with a Training Mode, Online Room Match Mode, and uploadable replays. It's also been rebalanced, tweaked and whatnot.

If you turn out to absolutely adore it and want to spend more money, fear not--bags of DLC will be available at launch. Sega is releasing character customisation packs for each of the 19 fighters, packing "600-950" items for $5 apiece. These'll also be packaged together into two big bundles, each costing $15. Yes, Final Showdown will launch with DLC costing more than the game itself, but this is all optional extra gubbins, so do keep your hair on guv.

Here's fighting game champ Fuudo to chat a little about Virtua Fighter and Final Showdown:

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