Soul Calibur V Announced

12 May, 2011 - 9:00 pm by

Namco Bandai today announced that the next instalment in the best selling franchise, Soul Calibur V will be released on the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 in 2012. Picking up 17 years after the end of Soul Calibur IV, new and old heroes will grace the game and try and battle through an epic showdown of good vs evil.

The tale of Patroklos, son of Sophitia Alexandra, unfolds as his family’s destiny intertwines with the Soul swords. With the series’ revolutionary 8-way run, allowing for true 3D movement during matches, a refined battle system, and stunning graphics Soul Calibur V is a sure fire win for any fighting fan.

There’s no firm release date in mind currently, but 2012 is the current benchmark.