Electronic Arts Inc. and UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, will release EA SPORTS UFC 5 on October 27, 2023 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series First developed on the Frostbite game engine and featuring the all-new Real Impact System, UFC 5 is the ultimate MMA experience, featuring authentic gameplay and graphics optimized for next-gen consoles.
EA SPORTS UFC 5: Frostbite Engine Enhances MMA Realism
The debut of Frostbite Engine in the franchise enhances the realism of MMA in EA SPORTS UFC with 60 frames per second rendering and gameplay simulation. Representing a new era of fighter realism and intensity, UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya will headline the cover of the UFC 5 Deluxe Edition, while UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski and former UFC Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko will be featured on the Standard Edition box art.
EA SPORTS UFC 5: updates requested by the community
The addition of Real Impact System and the inclusion of many community-requested updates make UFC 5 an improvement in every way. Experience realistic strikes with hyper-accurate progression, as fighters’ attributes are truthfully consumed throughout the match. Feel the power of every impact with over 64,000 possible combinations of blows to the face.
New fluid physics and particle systems pump blood and sweat inside the world-famous Octagon for an almost 1:1 representation of a main event on Pay-Per-View, while the implementation of the brand new facial animation tool improves the appearance of the fighters. Photorealistic fighter appearances are accentuated by advanced body modeling and strand-based hair during UFC 5 highlights.
What’s new in the new EA SPORTS UFC 5 game:
In addition to the Real Impact System, the advanced graphics and enriched gameplay from the Frostbite Engine, UFC 5 includes other very important features that make the game unique.
Cinematic KO replays
Cinematic replays of the KOs. show the final moments of fights with more intense graphics and greater emotion. Presented in super slow motion with cinematic angles and lighting, the impact of the final blows of the fights are highlight reel moments that capture all the drama of a UFC fight.
Medical checks and breaks
And injury serious causes the referee to suspend the match for a check medico at ringside. The inability to adapt and protect the injury from further injury can lead to a medical stoppage, introducing true-to-the-sport strategic variables for players to manage under increased pressure.
New hits and hit reactions
The new shot animations emulate the most aggressive boxers, professional kickboxers and more, along with new movement variations for ground elbows, spinning attacks, body punches and calf kicks. Hit reaction animations and physics during fast-paced combat can also lead to clean impacts, moments that players can feel more during gameplay.
Submissions Without Interruptions
You renew them Submissions Without Interruptions they expand on the existing grappling system with faster animation transitions and the removal of mini games. The Grapple Assist helps beginners, while veterans can explore deeper levels. Seamless submissions offer a smoother, more authentic ground game for grappling enthusiasts.
Fight Week e Alter Ego
The launch of UFC 5 includes a revamped live service with features like Fight Week e i Fight Picks tied to real UFC events. Alter Egos are completely new versions of top boxers, capturing highlights from their careers and providing alternate looks and associated abilities.