Sega of America has officially confirmed previous reports by announcing the North American release date for its upcoming fighting game Virtua Fighter 4. As expected, the game will be released in mid-March. Aside from some specific visual elements, Virtua Fighter 4 for the PlayStation 2 is a faithful translation of the original arcade version. All the characters, stages, and modes, as well as a few console-specific additions, have made it into the PS2 game. For more information on the game, check out our in-depth preview. The game's Japanese release is set for January 31.