Sega Ages Virtua Racing launches this spring Japan, adds online and eight-player split-screen multiplayer

New features for the arcade classic.

Sega Ages Virtua Racing

The September 2018-announced Sega Ages Virtua Racing will launch for Switch via the Nintendo eShop this spring in Japan with support for online races and up to eight-player local split-screen races, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals.

Online races are one-versus-one battles. Your opponent’s status is displayed via picture-in-picture.

Local races support up to eight players, and you can set five-lap and 20-lap race rules. Here is how the screen is divided when eight players are participating:

Sega Ages Virtua Racing

And here is how it divided when five players are participating:

Sega Ages Virtua Racing

Virtua Racing first launched for arcades in August 1992, followed by Sega Genesis in March 1994, Sega 32X in December 1994, and Sega Saturn in June 1995.

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