Producer Motohiro Okubo took the stage to first declare that Cassandra will be joining the fray as a DLC character. the much-loved Athenian warrior will be available from August 5, that is today, and seems to have an identical quick but deadly fighting style, utilizing her sword and shield blend to overwhelm her rivals.
In addition to this, Bandai Namco also revealed Season 2 of Soul Calibur VI, which includes a new gameplay format. While it did not dive into any further details on what exactly the new mechanic will entail, it seemed to be a new counter of some kind. According to Okubo, more details on Season 2 will be revealed in the future soon.
For players, Season 2 of Soul Calibur VI also means a new pass to purchase, as they can get access to four new characters. One of these four is Haohmaru of Samurai Shodown and Samurai’s fame. The swordsman can presently be seen and played in the latest Samurai Shodown from SNK, which was released on June 2019, and also had an exciting tournament at EVO.
SoulCalibur VI launched earlier in October 2018 and gained favorable reviews. In GameSpot’s SoulCalibur VI review, the game was awarded an 8/10.
“SoulCalibur VI is a fighting game that is simple to suggest,” it says. “Like all the most effective titles in the genre, it has a low barrier to entry and a high skill ceiling. For those looking to get in a few games with friends, it’s welcoming and immediately enjoyable.”
“For those committed to tilling the depths of its systems to urge tournament prepared, it has plenty to unpack and understand. Better still, those who need to play alone can notice SoulCalibur VI has some of the most substantial single-player content in any fighting game nowadays.”