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EA Sports UFC 5

Platform(s): PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X
Genre: Fighting
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release Date: Oct. 27, 2023

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'EA Sports UFC 5' Reveals Viscerally Authentic Soundtrack

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2023 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT

EA Sports UFC 5 is the next installment of the MMA fighting franchise, and lets you step back into the Octagon as a variety of celebrities.

Developed on the Frostbite Engine for the first time, and featuring the all-new Real Impact System, UFC 5 is the definitive MMA experience with authentic gameplay and graphics maximized for modern consoles.

The franchise's Frostbite Engine debut enhances the EA Sports UFC MMA realism with high-speed 60 frames-per-second rendering and gameplay simulation. Representing a new era of realism and fighter intensity, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will headline the UFC 5 Deluxe Edition cover, while UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and former UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko grace the Standard Edition box art.

The addition of the Real Impact System and the inclusion of many requested community upgrades provides UFC 5 with definitive title-over-title enhancement. Experience realistic blow-by-blow damage with hyper-accurate progression as fighter attributes realistically deteriorate over the course of a fight. Feel the power of each impact with more than 64,000 possible facial damage combinations. New fluid physics and particle systems elevate blood and sweat inside the world-famous Octagon® for a near 1:1 representation of a Pay-Per-View main event, while the implementation of the all-new face animation tool enhances fighter likenesses. Photorealistic fighter likenesses are accentuated with advanced body sculpting and strand-based hair during marquee UFC 5 moments.

EA Sports has revealed the EA Sports UFC 5  official soundtrack showcasing fight-finishing tracks featuring headliners: Kid Cudi, Busta Rhymes, Killer Mike, CHIKA - in addition to newcomers like ††† (Crosses) ft. El-Pm, Inglewood rapper D Smoke, Zimbabwean-Australian singer/songwriter/rapper Tkay Maidza, Best New Artist Grammy nominee Tobe Nwigwe - and many more. 

The UFC 5 Career Mode also features six original tracks created exclusively for the in-game experience by award-winning producer and composer Konrad OldMoney, known for his work on projects with Future, The Roots, Eminem, Snoop Dogg and RZA, as well as on video games like Cyberpunk 2077, FIFA, Fight Night and previous UFC titles. Oldmoney additionally co-produced five UFC main soundtrack songs with mega-producer Murda Beatz, featuring Bipolar Sunshine, Kanin and Junoflo. 

Listen to all 32 tracks on the EA Sports UFC 5 soundtrack on Spotify HERE, as well as on Apple Music and additional other streaming services.

The Full List: 

79.5 - B.D.F.Q.


Seun Kuti x Black Thought ft. VIC MENSA - Bad Man Lighter 2.0

††† (Crosses) ft. El-P - Big Youth

Killer Mike, El-P, thankugoodsir - DON’T LET THE DEVIL 

Sustance x Strategy - Undercurrent

AntsLive - Number One Candidate

Konrad OldMoney, Murda Beatz ft. Bipolar Sunshine - Look Fear In The Eyes

Swizz Beatz ft. Lil Durk, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie - Say Less

Ashnikko - Chokehold Cherry Python

Konrad OldMoney, Murda Beatz ft. Bipolar Sunshine, Junoflo - I'm A Leader

Tkay Maidza - Silent Assassin

Bakey x Capo Lee - AM To PM

Konrad OldMoney, Murda Beatz ft. Bipolar Sunshine, Kanin - I Want War


Busta Rhymes - Shoot For The Moon (Safari Riot Remix)

Konrad OldMoney, Murda Beatz ft. Bipolar Sunshine, Kanin - My Last Breath

Young Devyn - WYM

charlieonnafriday - Undefeated

Konrad OldMoney, Murda Beatz ft. Bipolar Sunshine, Kanin - Blood On My Hands

Young Miko - Wiggy


Marqus Clae - Kendrick, Clae & Cole

Youngs Teflon x Tiny Boost - Sharks 2

D Smoke - I'm Winning



Genia - Introducing




Prof ft. Method Man - Subpar


Jay Rock - Still That Way

Run The Jewels ft. Akapellah, Apache & Pawmps - caminando en la nieve (Orestes Gomez x Nick Hook's Versión)


In addition to the Real Impact System, advanced visuals and enriched gameplay with the Frostbite Engine, UFC 5 also includes:

  • Cinematic K.O. Replay: Cinematic K.O. replays showcase fight-ending finishes with intensified visuals and enhanced excitement. Presented in super slow motion with cinematic angles and lighting, the impact of fight-ending shots represents highlight reel moments recapturing the drama of a UFC fight.
  • Doctor’s Checks and Stoppages: Suffering a notable injury prompts the referee to pause the fight for a ringside doctor's inspection. Failure to adapt and protect the injury from further damage can lead to a doctor's stoppage, which introduces true-to-sport strategic variables for players to navigate under heightened pressure.
  • New Strikes and Hit Reactions: New Strike animations emulate heavy hitters, professional kickboxers and more - coupled with new motion variations for ground and pound elbows, spinning attacks, body punches and calf kicks. Plus, the Hit Reaction animations and physics during a frenetic fight can initiate clean connection impacts - moments players can feel with next-level immersion during gameplay.
  • Seamless Submissions: Revamped Seamless Submissions extend the existing grappling system with faster animation transitions and the removal of mini games. Grapple Assist aids beginners, while veterans can explore deeper layers. Seamless submissions provide a smoother, authentic ground game for grappling enthusiasts.
  • Fight Week and Alter Egos: UFC 5's launch includes a revamped live service with features like Fight Week and Fight Picks tied to real-world UFC events. Alter Egos are all new versions of top fighters which capture authentic career-defining moments and provide alternative looks and associated abilities.

These are just a few of the many features coming to UFC 5.

EA Sports UFC 5 will be available for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on October 27, 2023.

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