What Are Alter Egos in UFC 5?

Check out everything you need to know about the Alter Egos featured in EA Sports UFC 5.

by Franklin Bellone Borges
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Apart from the game’s base roster, EA Sports UFC 5 allows players to take Alter Egos of some of their favorite fighters to the cage (or the ring depending on your mode of choice).

But are the Alter Egos only cosmetic variants or is there a deeper meaning to their presence within the game? Here’s everything you need to know about the Alter Egos in UFC 5, including what they are and how to get each of them.

EA Sports UFC 5 Alter Egos Explained

As revealed by EA, the Alter Egos in EA Sports UFC 5 are fighter variants representing different periods from the lives of some of the game’s best athletes. True to that, all Alter Egos have different looks, as well as different strengths when compared to their base versions.

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In most cases, all of the perks carried by the main version of a fighter will be shared among all of their Alter Egos no matter their weight class. In some cases, the attribute difference will cause the Alter Ego to have a either lower or higher rating when compared to a fighter’s base version.

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All Alter Egos and How to Get Them

The Alter Egos currently available in EA Sports UFC 5 are Israel Adesanya (Origins), Valentina Shevchenko (Origins), Alexander Volkanovski (Origins), Conor McGregor (UFC Fight Night), Jon Jones (UFC 87), and Jon Jones (Origins). The four Bruce Lee variants featured in UFC 5 are also considered Alter Egos by EA.

You will be able to get all of the above Alter Egos by either purchasing the game’s Deluxe Edition or their individual DLC packs.

This piece was made while playing EA Sports UFC 5 on PS5.

- This article was updated on October 25th, 2023

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Franklin is a writer and journalist. A video game fanatic with more than 3 years of experience, his work can also be seen on sites such as The Click, Games Atlas, and Try Hard Guides. When not writing, he is most likely making his wallet cry while playing Gacha Games or ending the reign of the Crystals in Final Fantasy XVI.