Soul Calibur VI Game's Launch Trailer Streamed

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
PS4/Xbox One/PC game launched on Thursday in Japan, Friday in the West

Bandai Namco Entertainment America began streaming a launch trailer on Friday for its Soul Calibur VI fighting game.

The game launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on Thursday in Japan, and on Friday in the Americas and Europe.

The North American collector's edition includes a 120-page artbook, 12-inch Sophitia figure, metal case with soundbox, and the soundtrack on CD. The North American deluxe edition includes the soundtrack CD, metal case with soundbox, and a DLC season pass. The European collector's edition includes the figure, DLC season pass, and a digital soundtrack.

Playable characters include Mitsurugi, Sophitia, Grøh, Nightmare, Xianghua, Kilik, Ivy, Zasalamel, Siegfried, The Witcher's Geralt of Rivia, Taki, Yoshimitsu, Maxi, Talim, Astaroth, Voldo, Seong Mi-Na, Cervantes, Raphael, Inferno, and new character Azwel. Tira is a pre-order bonus for the game, and she will also be available as a standalone DLC or as part of the game's Season Pass.

The game's "Libra of Soul" story mode allows players to create their own character.

The Soul Calibur series began with the Soul Blade game in 1995. The 3D fighter features characters who all utilize weapons in combat. The previous main installment in the series, Soul Calibur V, shipped for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012.

Source: Bandai Namco Entertainment America press release

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