Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Unlocker

Last update: April 19, 2021
Turns VF5FS arcades into a full console game.

This page is for the in-game unlocker. For a standalone executable, check out Yakuza Arcade Machines Player.

This plugin for Yakuza 6: The Song of Life and Yakuza: Like a Dragon modifies in-game Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown arcades to boot into a previously hidden console mode instead of the arcade mode. This enables users to play a nearly complete Xbox 360 version of Virtua Fighter 5, natively on PC!

The plugin does not modify Virtua Fighter 5 in any way – what you see is exactly how the shipped game works. At the moment I don’t plan to address any of the game’s shortcomings in this plugin.

Known issues and shortcomings

  • Saving doesn’t work
  • To start the game, coins must be inserted twice (Y/Triangle on the gamepad)
  • English texts are cut off, as this build of VF5FS seems to be a Japanese SKU with English texts
  • Pause menu is tricky to access and resuming the game does not unfreeze gameplay

Setup instructions

This plugin only works with the Steam version of the game!

See source on GitHub

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