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Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5DX+

Developer

Bandai Namco

Publisher

Bandai Namco

Composer

Yuzo Koshiro

Platform(s)

Arcade

Release Date(s)

Japan: December 15, 2016
Asia(others): July 19, 2017
Indonesia: October 5, 2017
China: January 14, 2021
North America: January 12, 2022

Genre(s)

Arcade racing

Mode(s)

Single player, Multiplayer

Input Methods

Steering wheel, gear shift, pedals

"New High-Speed Monsters"
―Slogan used in Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5DX+ (Maximum Tune 5DX+ in North America)

Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5DX+ (also known as Maximum Tune 5DX+, or simply Maxi 5DX+) is an arcade racing video game developed and published by Namco and based on the Wangan Midnight manga. It is the ninth game in the Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune arcade game series and the final update of Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5. This update adds two car makers (Lamborghini and Honda), Hiroshima Expressway, and exclusively in the Japanese and Indonesian version, a new Ghost Battle mode was added that involves facing other ghosts from other countries from the International versions of 5DX+, similar to Japan Challenge in the International versions.

The update was released in North America in January 12, 2022 now simply known as Maximum Tune 5DX+, which skipped 5DX version for unknown reasons. It is also where the Honda brand has been replaced with Acura, a North American version of Honda despite being shared with many Honda Cars with the exception of the Honda S2000 that only appear in the Japan Challenge.

New Course[]

  • Hiroshima Expressway
  • Kobe Area 'Hanshin Expressway R3/Harbor road' (U.S.)
  • Sub-center Area 'Shibuya/Shinjuku Line' (U.S.)
  • 'Ikebukuro Line/Yamate Tunnel' (U.S.)

BGM[]

4 new song by Yuzo Koshiro, now totalled 16 song with 12 from 5/5DX. making WMMT5/5DX/5DX+ and WMMT4 BGM are now separated unlike combined of 4 and 5/5DX song in previous version.

  1. Drive Me Crazy
  2. Still Alive
  3. I Will Follow You
  4. High-speed Monster
  5. Fascination
  6. Let it Shine
  7. The Race is On
  8. Risky Guy
  9. Avatar of Speed
  10. Daystar
  11. Inorganic Soul
  12. Tonight
  13. Dispatcher
  14. Fallen Angel
  15. Lightning Dance
  16. Give Up or Keep Trying Maxi5

New Features (NA version exclusive)[]

  • Maxi G and Maxi Shop Additions (U.S.)
  • New user interface (U.S.)

New Brand Manufacter[]

  • Lamborghini
  • Honda (Japan, Asia, Indonesia exclusive only, Branded as Acura in China and North America version)
  • Mini (Japan exclusive) *the Mini car listed as BMW brand

New Cars[]

5DX+ North American New Cars[]

(Most cars are borrowed from 5DX as this version was not released in NA)

  • BMW 2002 Turbo (E20)
  • BMW M3 Coupe (E92)
  • BMW M6 Gran Coupe (6C44M)
  • BMW Z4 sDrive 35is (E89)
  • Chevrolet Camaro Z/28
  • Chevrolet Corvette C2
  • Mazda MX-5 (NA6CE)
  • Mazda Savanna GT RX-3
  • Mercedes Benz 500E
  • Mercedes Benz SLK 350 BlueEFFICIENCY
  • Mitsubishi Galant VR-4
  • Nissan Gloria Granturismo ULTIMA
  • Nissan Laurel 25 Club S turbo TypeX (GC35)
  • Nissan Skyline RS-X (R30)
  • Nissan Stagea Autech Version 260 RS
  • RUF RCT
  • RUF RT-35
  • Subaru LEVORG
  • Subaru WRX STI (GVB)
  • Toyota Mark II Tourer V (JZX100)

Note: Toyota Soarer is not included in 5DX+ North America version, similar to Celsior and Aristo that heavily removed from North American version of Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5.

Japan Version Exclusive[]

(these car are exclusive for Japanese version of MT5DX+ and not included in International edition)

Trivia[]

  • This will marked the final game where Indonesia and Asia/Oceania uses separation server before being merged beginning in WMMT6.
  • This also marked the final game to feature German manufacturer RUF before being turned into Porsche beginning in WMMT6.
  • This is also the final game that featured Japan Challenge in Online Ghost Battle Mode as the mode will be removed in WMMT6, this is also the final game to feature Maxi Shop and Maxi G as these features will be removed starting with WMMT6.
  • Aside S2000 and both NSX, another Honda car called S660 is briefly seen during VS Outrun ranking. However the status of S660 is not yet revealed until now as none of news about the S660 appeared in 5DX+, this is rarely as unused car.
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