If you find the UFC intriguing, especially when there’s a big fight night, then you must have been interested in trying out those real-life moves on UFC games. However, what game exactly is the best UFC game for your personal computer, PS, Xbox, Android, or iOS device?
There are several types of UFC games available for different gaming devices, so when looking for the best UFC game, you should consider the type of gaming device you plan to use for the game. For instance, the experience you’ll get while playing UFC games on an iOS or Android device is different from the experience you’ll get while playing on a PC or console. To make this easier for you, I’ve selected the top UFC games for each gaming device so you can pick the one that best suits your requirements.
Top 15 UFC Games For PC
15. UFC: Throwdown
There are five game modes available in this UFC game. They include Career mode, UFC mode, Arcade mode, Tournament mode, and exhibition mode. The game allows players to create a fighter, give him a combat style, complete several skill tests to improve his qualities, and then win five combat matches before entering an eight-man tournament in career mode.
14. UFC: Tapout 2
This is a follow-up to UFC: Tapout. In the game, when a fighter taps his hand to indicate that he has submitted to a submission hold, this move is what’s known as “Tapout”. This process is one of the options for ending a UFC fight, other options include knockout, a judge’s decision, and referee stoppage.
13. UFC: Tapout
Tapout has some top fighters available in the game which include Matt Hughes, Chuck Liddell, Mark Coleman, Frank Shamrock, and Tito Ortiz. Competitions can be held in various formats in the game. These formats include exhibitions, tournaments, arcades, and championships.
12. UFC: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact’s gameplay is very similar to other UFC games’ gameplay. In this particular UFC game, each fighter possesses a unique fighting style which includes boxing, karate, Kung-Fu, Kempo, Muay Thai, Sambo, Submission, Ninjutsu, Sumo, and Pro Wrestling, Kickboxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and other fighting styles.
11. EA Sports UFC 4
UFC 4 comes packed with several gaming modes, providing players with several gaming experiences to dive into. The career mode includes a few new features that allow users to form social media ties with fighters. This game’s offline mode also includes a “Fight Now” mode that allows you to choose between a conventional MMA match, a knockout-only match, a straight kickboxing match, or customizing the rules to suit your kind of gameplay.
10. EA Sports UFC 3
This UFC game for PC is similar to its previous iterations but comes with more realism in terms of physical appearances, audio, and movements. Conor McGregor also supports this game and is also the cover athlete for the game so you definitely know to expect a lot from the game. The game comes with a “GOAT” career mode which is new to the franchise and also allows players to influence their route to success by making decisions throughout their career.
9. Ultimate MMA
Just like any other UFC game, ultimate MMA is a mixed martial art fighting game. This game allows its players to fight in the tournament, unlock new moves and fighting styles, create unique fighters, and also play with friends. Ultimate MMA is above-averagely realistic, however, speculators have indicated that the game is quite similar to EA Sports UFC game.
8. MMA President
This game is a mixed martial arts sports management game for PC (desktop or laptop). In this game, you can run any of the 25 different MMA companies and compete to become the best in the world. You can also find the next generation of stars and watch them become legends in the sport.
7. MMA Arena
This is a fighting game that implements the use of deck-building mechanics to throw you into an authentic world of Mixed Martial Arts. This game allows players to become the ultimate MMA Champion by using a unique turn-based gameplay system that’s easy to learn, difficult to master, and very addictive.
6. EA Sports UFC 2
This version of the UFC game for PC features the first and only sixteen-man UFC game for PC in the history of UFC. In this game, the victor of the tournament takes home $60,000.
The first seven bouts were not broadcast live on pay-per-view but were available on home video and because there were no time limits or rounds in the matches, judges weren’t used.
5. EA Sports UFC
The Ultimate Combat Championship is the foundation for EA Sports UFC. The game’s AI allows for mid-game adjustments in player strategies, making the gameplay more realistic than the previous UFC games. The game has a complete-body-deformation simulation that links players with their player characters.
At the beginning of the career mode, you’ll be able to view the ultimate fighter perks that can be obtained throughout your career to help you improve your game plans.
4. UFC Undisputed 2010
This game comes with improved controls, including a redesigned clinch and ground grappling system, and a career mode that starts in the World fight alliance. Cage walls, TKO finishes, integration of karate, Greco-Roman wrestling, and Judo combat techniques all come with the game.
Each fighter possessed unique skills and qualities that can only be viewed in exhibition mode when selecting a fighter. You can also add Clothing and post-fight gear from the MMA business.
3. UFC Undisputed 2009
Developed by Yuke and released by THQ, this game is a mixed martial arts game that allows its players to participate in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and this is the first game since UFC: Sudden Impact in 2004.
2. UFC Undisputed 3
In this game, THQ launched new servers that allow online play and content downloads; however, due to THQ’s closure, the servers have been shut down. You can access Pride mode on this game as this mode comes with Pride rules, a ring, and combatants. The Pride Grand Prix has also been added, allowing for multiple battles on the same night with damages carried to the next fight.
1. UFC Personal Trainer
This one comes with three champion UFC fighters and trainers, they are Mark Delagrotte, Greg Jackson, and Javier Mendez. These trainers are divided into three portions.
They start the personal trainer process with a warm-up, stretching, and the workout you have chosen from the menu under their area. After this, they conclude the process with a cool-down stretching period.
Top 15 UFC games for PS and Xbox
15. UFC: Throwdown
This game was released in the early 2000s alongside other MMA and UFC games. It has a career mode, UFC mode, Arcade, Tournament, and Exhibition. It includes a full roster of 28 fighters that include Tito Ortiz, and Charles Lewis Jr.
The game is only available on PlayStation 2 and Gamecube.
14. UFC Personal Trainer
UFC Personal Trainer doesn’t really emulate other UFC games as about the sport. Rather, it’s a fitness game designed for the Xbox 360 Kinect and the PlayStation Move. The game was released in 2011 on the PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii.
13. UFC: Tapout
This game was an Xbox-exclusive title that had a ton of UFC’s best fighters, including Matt Hughes, Chuck Liddell, Mark Coleman, Frank Shamrock, and Tito Ortiz. It was released exclusively in 2002 on Xbox consoles.
12. UFC: Tapout 2
This is the second game in Xbox’s UFC Tapout franchise. It was released in 2003 and didn’t include many new features, leaving it on the same level of praise and criticism as its predecessor, UFC: Tapout.
11. UFC: Sudden Impact
This game comes with a versus mode and an arcade mode. It also offers numerous fighting styles, which include boxing, karate, kung-fu, Kempo, muay Thai, ninjitsu, sambo, submission, sumo, pro wrestling, kickboxing, wrestling, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
It was only released on PlayStation 2 in 2004.
10. Ultimate Fighting Championship
This was the very first video game based on the UFC sport, that introduced a new generation of gamers to a great sport. It features 22 fighters, which includes Mikey Burnett, Mark Coleman, Gary Goodridge, Jeremy Horn, Matt Hughes, Eugene Jackson, Tsuyoshi Kosaka, Tim Lajcik, Chuck Liddell, Guy Mezger, Pat Miletich, Tito Ortiz, Kevin Randleman, Marco Ruas, Bas Rutten, Pedro Rizzo, Andre Roberts, Frank Shamrock, Maurice Smith, Evan Tanner, Ron Waterman, and Pete Williams.
9. Pride Grand Prix (2003)
This game was highly anticipated due to the success of the original Pride FC. The character models are generic and their gameplay and animation were ranked “Okay” as regards the requirements that year. Pride Grand Prix was released on PlayStation 2 in 2003.
8. EA Sports UFC
This one introduced a more improved artificial intelligence capability in its CPU fighters, making it possible for the player’s opponents to adapt more to their play style mid-game. This improvement made this game far more realistic than the previous UFC games. It was released in 2014 on both the PS4 and Xbox One.
7. EA Sports UFC 4
This is one of the newer UFC games and it’s the fourth in its series. The game comes with a total of 229 unique fighters with an additional 81 alternate versions available for gameplay. It features a career mode that is meant to train new players in the UFC style, however, most experienced players skip this mode for the multiplayer mode.
It was released in 2020 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
6. EA Sports MMA
This game was created back in 2010 for the Xbox 360 and PS3. EA Sports MMA was loved for making it possible for players to fight UFC Hall of Fame fighter Randy Couture and Fedor Emelianenko, the former Pride Champion. Both fighters are featured on the cover of the game, and their inclusion made a lot of fans want to play the game.
5. EA Sports UFC 2
This game is a massive improvement on the original and it comes with tons of fighters that amount to a roster of 250 fighters, though there’s a focus on the two cover fighters, Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor. It was released in 2016 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
4. EA Sports UFC 3
This game was commended for its attention to detail. Its career mode was well done however it may get repetitive after the ninth or tenth fight and due to this, most players prefer the multiplayer mode. Its tournament mode offers a bracket-style elimination round with accumulated damage and fatigue, making it intense and challenging.
3. UFC Undisputed 2010
This is the second MMA title in the UFC Undisputed franchise. It comes with improved controls, with a focus on clinch and ground grappling. It was released in 2010 and is available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PSP.
2. UFC 2009 Undisputed
This game features several primary fighting styles, including striking, boxing, kickboxing, muay Thai, grappling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo, and wrestling. It was released in 2009 as the first title released under THQ’s agreement with UFC. It’s accessible on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
1. UFC Undisputed 3
This game was known for adding a new “Pride mode”, with new rules and fighters. Players are allowed to take on one opponent, and after that fight, proceed to the next one on the same night, which includes your damage carryover.
It was released in 2012 and is accessible on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Top 15 UFC Games For Android and iOS
The following are the top best 15 UFC games for Android and iOS ranked from the least good to the top best:
15.0 Brothers: Clash of fighters.
14.0 Iron Fist Boxing Lite: The original MMA game
13.0 Boxing vs MMA Fighter
12.0 MMA Fighting Games
11.0 Fighting manager 2019
10.0 MMA Federation-fighting game
9.0 Weekend warriors MMA
8.0 MMA Fighting Championships
7.0 MMA Fighting Master
6.0 Martial Arts Fighting Games: MMA Training
5.0 Fighting Star
4.0 MMA Fighting Clash
3.0 MMA Pankration
2.0 EA Sports UFC Mobile 2
1.0 EA Sports UFC