NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today announced that SOUL CALIBUR V will be available in EMEA and Australasia for download on April 23rd, 2013 on Xbox LIVE Games on Demand for the Xbox 360 and on April 24th, 2013, via the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3.
While a stand-alone version of the game will be available on Xbox LIVE Games on Demand and via the PlayStation network for 19.99€, an exclusive SOUL CALIBUR V: Legendary Edition will also be available for download for the PlayStation 3 for 29.99€. The Legendary Edition includes the full game, plus the additional character, Dampierre, and the downloadable costumes and armor sets.
The latest entry in the premier weapons-based head-to-head fighting series continues with the epic struggle of warriors in search for the legendary Soul Swords. SOUL CALIBUR V brings the best in battles, movement, and visual effects so players can pull off cool, dynamic attacks with ease and battle with complete freedom. Choose from a roster of over two dozen characters including the master assassin – Ezio Auditore, from the critically acclaimed Assassin’s Creed® series, or create your personalized fighter. Challenge the computer AI, compete against your friends or challenge fighters from around the world.
The SOUL CALIBUR series continues to be one of NAMCO BANDAI Games’ most revered franchises. SOUL CALIBUR V has been set to advance the series’ legacy of white-knuckled weapons-based combat, beautiful graphics and groundbreaking features, entrancing newcomers and long-time fans alike.
Developed by the legendary Project Soul team, SOUL CALIBUR V picks up 17 years after the events of SOUL CALIBUR IV with new heroes and returning warriors clashing in an epic showdown between good and 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 will be available for download to anyone looking for a knock-down, drag-out fight.
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