Yoshimitsu Confirmed for Soulcalibur VI

Bandai Namco has confirmed another playable character for Soulcalibur VI.

Series mainstay Yoshimitsu is returning in the latest entry of their weapons-based fighting game franchise. Featured above, you can view the announcement trailer for the leader of the Manji Clan, and the wielder of the Yoshimitsu sword.

Here’s a rundown on the game and its features:


History hides away more than one truth…

SOULCALIBUR VI represents the latest entry in the premier weapons-based, head-to-head fi ghting series and continues the epic struggle of warriors searching for the legendary Soul Swords. Taking place in the 16th century, revisit the events of the original SOULCALIBUR to uncover hidden truths. The heroic battles transpire in a beautiful and fl uid world, with eye-popping graphics and visual appeal. SOULCALIBUR VI tunes the battle, movement, and visual systems so players can execute visceral and dynamic attacks with ease. SOULCALIBUR VI marks a new era of the historic franchise and its legendary struggle between the mighty Soul Swords!

Key Features:

  • Unreal Engine: For the first time in franchise history, beautiful and jaw-dropping 3D character models, visual effects and stages rendered in Unreal Engine.
  • New Battle Mechanics: Read opponents’ attacks to execute a strategic Reversal Edge to land a counter attack while in guard.
  • Multiple Fighting Styles: Choose from a worldly roster of warriors, each with their own deadly weapons, fighting styles and
    visual flare.
  • Dynamic Battles: Spectacular, high-speed battles featuring all-new battle mechanics taking gameplay to the next level.

Soulcalibur VI is launching worldwide across Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One sometime in 2018.

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