Namco Bandai has just announced Soul Calibur 5, the new installment in the legendary fighting game series is coming to the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 in 2012.
The game will be produced by Hisaharu Tago and directed by Daishi Odashima. Hisaharu mentioned that the game will take place 17 years after Soul Calibur 4 and will feature both new and old characters.
"Soul Calibur 5 is set to advance the series' legacy of white-knuckled weapon-based combat, beautiful graphics and groundbreaking features, entrancing newcomers and long-time fans alike," says Namco Bandai. According to Odashima the story of Soul Calibur 5 follows a young man named Patroklos, perhaps Sophitia and Rothio's son?
Online and character creation features have been expanded upon, and additions have been made to the battle system to create an even more refined experience for fighting game fans.
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