Soulcalibur 6 announced, coming in 2018

Soulcalibur 6 announced, coming in 2018

After years of teasing, publisher Bandai Namco announced the long-awaited sequel in its weapons-based fighting game series today.

You'll see the game's first trailer after the jump below, but here are a few stills to get you started. The announcement was made by the game producer along with Katsuhiro Harada, the producer of the Tekken series. This was no easy task, but I truly believe we succeeded in fulfilling that goal. "Tonight, I'm here to announce a new chapter in Bandai Namco's original fighting game saga, but first I have a question - do your souls still burn?" The gameplay trailer showed off both characters using weapons that had different coloured lighting.

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Soul Calibur VI will release in 2018 for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It only became formally known as Soul Caliber when a follow-up title was released on arcade and the Sega Dreamcast in 1998.

Soulcalibur is considered one of the best fighting games of all time by many. SoulCalibur 6 is being developed in Unreal Engine, just as Tekken 7 was, and it looks like the game has also inherited the dynamic camera angle.