London, United Kingdom – April 17th, 2013 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced that SOULCALIBUR™V will be available in EMEA and Australasia for download on April 23rd, 2013 on Xbox® LIVE Games on Demand for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and on April 24th, 2013, via the PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
While a stand-alone version of the game will be available on Xbox® LIVE Games on Demand for Ł14.99 and via the PlayStation®Network for Ł15.99, an exclusive SOULCALIBUR™V : Legendary Edition will also be available for download for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system for Ł23.99. 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. SOULCALIBUR 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 SOULCALIBUR™ series continues to be one of NAMCO BANDAI Games’ most revered franchises. SOULCALIBUR 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, SOULCALIBUR V picks up 17 years after the events of SOULCALIBUR™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, SOULCALIBUR V will be available for download to anyone looking for a knock-down, drag-out fight.
For more information on SOULCALIBUR V, please visit: http://www.namcobandaigames.eu
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NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.eu or www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.
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