As long as the gameplay is fun, which it does in the brief moments we see, this could help revitalize the franchise. As was the case with Bandai Namco's Tekken 7, the fighter is set to uses the Unreal Engine 4. The on-screen action has all the classic Soulcalibur-flavored flair fans are looking for, not to mention shields, swords, axes, and special abilities.
The first Soulcalibur game hit arcades in 1998, with its famous Dreamcast port following in 1999. The most recent installment, SoulCalibur V, landed on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. Soulcalibur VI tunes the battle, movement, and visual systems so players can execute visceral and dynamic attacks easily.
Other than Mitsurugi and Sophitia, the trailer also alludes to Nightmare, Xinghua and Kilik coming back. Let us know in the comments!
Namco Bandai announced at The Game Awards 2017 that it is now working on Soulcalibur VI and the game will be out very soon. Overwatch landed the Best Ongoing Game Award, and Metroid: Samus Returns landed the Best Handheld Game award. After years of teasing, publisher Bandai Namco announced the long-awaited sequel in its weapons-based fighting game series today.
Unreal Engine - For the first time in franchise history, handsome and jaw-dropping 3D character models, visual effects and stages rendered in Unreal Engine.