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Two Swords, Two Generations, One Destiny! SOULCALIBUR V, the latest entry in the premier weapons-based head-to-head fighting series continues the epic struggle of warriors in search for the legendary Soul Swords. Taking place 17 years after the events of SOULCALIBUR IV and continues the epic story of warriors in search of the legendary Soul Swords in 17th century Europe. The heroic battles transpire in a beautiful and fluid world with eye-popping graphics and visual appeal. SOULCALIBUR V tunes the battle, movement, and visual systems so players can pull off cool dynamic attacks with ease and battle with complete freedom. A new dawn rises in the eternal struggle between the mighty Soul Swords!

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  • The master assassin: Ezio Auditore, from the critically acclaimed Assassin’s Creed® series, appears as the guest combatant with a wide range of assassination tools including his trademark Hidden Blade as weapons.
  • A new chapter: Follow the story of Patroklos, the son of Sophitia Alexandra as he begins to unravel the fated connection that links his family’s destiny to the legendary Soul swords.
  • Multiple fighting styles: Choose from a roster of over two dozen new and returning characters, each with their own deadly weapons, fighting styles and visual flare.
  • Dynamic fights: Spectacular, high-speed battles featuring new battle systems including the explosive Critical Edge and Brave Edge attacks, and the defensive Quick Move and Just Guard maneuvers.
  • Unlimited character customization: Create your personalized fighter with the most robust character creation tool ever in the SOULCALIBUR series.
  • Face off against the competition: Challenge the computer AI, compete against your friends or challenge fighters from around the world with massive online features including a lobby system, chat and opponent search functionality.

This game is also known as Souru Kyaribaa V in Japan.


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Release Dates
  • North America: Jan 31, 2012
  • Japan: Feb 2, 2012
  • Europe: Feb 3, 2012
  • Australia: Feb 2, 2012
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