Virtua Fighter 5 is the latest game in Sega's Virtua Fighter series and direct sequel to Virtua Fighter 4 for the PlayStation 2. It was released on July 12, 2006 into Japanese arcades. Virtua Fighter 5 was released for PlayStation 3 on February 20, 2007 (despite the advertised date of 23 February) and was a launch title for the European release in March. The Xbox 360 port was released in October 2007 in North America and Europe. Virtua Fighter 5 will be ported to Japan on December 6, 2007 and its title will be called "Virtua Fighter 5: Live Arena". The Xbox 360 port has benefited from the additions and refinements that have been made to the Version C arcade revision, while the PlayStation 3 port is based around the older Version B. revision. The Xbox 360 version also includes online play on release.