Sega announced that is will bring its Virtua Fighter series to Sony's PS3 console when it launches in November.

Virtua Fighter 5, will make its way onto the PlayStation3 computer entertainment system in Spring 2007.

Virtua Fighter 5 will feature an all-star cast of 17 fighters, including characters from the previous iterations along with two new characters named El Blaze and Eileen. El Blaze is a Mexican fighting champion who defeats opponents with his quick Lucha Libre fighting style.

Sega are promising that Virtua Fighter 5 will deliver fast-paced, adrenaline-pumping action as players head into battle, taking on a host of popular characters. Players will not only achieve victory by defeating highly-skilled opponents, but also by competing for prizes which will earn them in-game money allowing them to buy many items at the in-game shop.

The game will support 720p HD resolution.