Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced Soulcalibur VI. The news came via The Game Awards and came with some videos you can check out below.
Enter into a new chapter of the hit weapons-based 1 vs 1 fighting franchise with returning fan-favorite characters and all-new gameplay systems.
The Soulcalibur franchise has been the premier 3D weapon-based fighting series since the original Soul Blade released in arcades in 1995. Soulcalibur VI retains the series’ signature 8-Way Run movement system, providing super smooth 3D movement while integrating new gameplay systems such as the exciting Reversal Edge. Reversal Edge enables characters to clash against each other and follow-up with powerful counterattacks based on their opponent’s actions. Challenge the computer AI, compete against friends, or challenge fighters from around the world in high-speed dynamic battles with jaw-dropping visual effects.
Taking place in the 16th century, revisit the events of the original Soulcalibur to uncover hidden truths with a diverse lineup of new and returning characters with their unique fighting styles including series mainstays; Mitsurugi and Sophitia
Soulcalibur VI will release for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC sometime in 2018.