EA Sports and the UFC came together to release their EA SPORTS™ UFC® 5 game on October 27th, 2023, available on PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S worldwide.
The game is seen as an upgrade from the other releases, providing MMA fans with supreme 60 frames-per-second gameplay, bringing the octagon to their very-own screens. And in order to bring that to life, gamers can choose from 64,000 different variations to create their own favorite fighters. In addition, real gameplay features impact a fighter’s capability the more damage that is inflicted.
Some additional features include:
Cinematic K.O. Replay: See your favorite stoppages with repeated action replays
Seamless Submissions: See if you can secure your very own submission with faster transitions through the grappling stages
Online Career Mode: Compete with other fighters across various divisions.
Doctor’s Checks and Stoppages: Increase the stakes with medical doctors being able to stop the fight
New Strikes and Hit Reactions: See improved ground and pound strikes for more realism
Alter Egos: Choose your favorite fighter through the different stages of their careers.
“UFC 5 has the most advanced features that we’ve ever seen in a combat sports title, and EA has taken every aspect of this game to the next level. With every new iteration of the EA SPORTS UFC franchise, our goal is to create a fun and entertaining game that offers greater realism and a deeper, more engaging UFC experience. EA SPORTS has once again set the standard for combat sports games and delivered a knockout with UFC 5, the best version of the game to date,” Tracey Bleczinski (UFC SVP of Global Consumer Products)
“The energy from our passionate fans and our collaboration with UFC helped us achieve generation-advancing MMA gameplay. Frostbite and the Real Impact System are game changers, and when combined with the debuts of Cinematic K.O. Replay, Seamless Submissions, and a real-world powered Fight Week experience, UFC 5 is as real as it gets,” Nate McDonald (Lead Producer of UFC 5)