During the Video Game Awards last night, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. announces their return to the fighting stage with, SOULCALIBUR VI.
For those of you who are not familiar with game. The SOULCALIBUR franchise has been the premier 3D weapon-based fighting series since the original Soul Blade released in arcades dating back to 1995. SOULCALIBUR VI retains the series’ signature 8-Way Run movement system, providing super smooth 3D movement, while adding a 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. You will be able to challenge the computer AI, compete against friends, or challenge fighters from around the world in high-speed dynamic battles with jaw-dropping visual effects.
The game will be 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.
“The fast and kinetic gameplay of SOULCALIBUR is on full display in SOULCALIBUR VI,” said Mark Religioso, Brand Manager for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “A stellar lineup of characters and weapons, combined with a simple control layout means gamers of all skill levels can jump into the action and decimate the competition.”
SOULCALIBUR VI will be available in 2018 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam (PC)