News August 3rd, 2020

SOULCALIBUR VI Online Challenge Exhibition Schedule Announced Along With New Update

New updates and online tournaments for SOULCALIBUR VI were announced this past Friday during the historic Japanese Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable event.

The SOULCALIBUR Online Challenge will feature 3 regional open tournament and exhibition weekend events on October 3rd, October 31st, and November 28th.

More information regarding the open and exhibition events can be found on the SOULCALIBUR World Tour website.

The new announcements coming out of the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable for SOULCALIBUR VI:

Setsuka returns to the stage of history! Wielding a hidden blade in her parasol and a desire for revenge, Setsuka unleashes her rage upon those who stand in her way. Setsuka is part of Season Pass 2 for SOULCALIBUR VI and can also be purchased as a standalone DLC character. In addition to Setsuka, Season Pass 2 will also include a new Character Creation parts set which will feature some TEKKEN items. This Character Creation parts set will enable players to deck-out their favorite warriors in different outfit and gear. Setsuka and the Character Creation Set E parts set will be available beginning August 4th, 2020. Watch Setsuka destroy her enemies in this new trailer:

Bud Light Joins as Sponsor of TEKKEN 7 and SOULCALIBUR VI Esports Events in 2020

In addition to the TEKKEN and SOULCALIBUR Online Challenges, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. and Bud Light are coming together for the second year of the Bud Light Beer League with tournaments for TEKKEN and SOULCALIBUR. “Bud Light is excited to partner with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., TEKKEN, and SOULCALIBUR to grow our relationship in its 2nd year through the Bud Light Beer League and integration into their online events. We look forward to bringing new experiences to TEKKEN & SOULCALIBUR fans and the fighting game community,” said Joe Barnes, Director for Bud Light Sports Marketing.

ASTRO Gaming Joins as Official Audio Partner of TEKKEN 7 and SOULCALIBUR VI Esports Events in 2020

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. is also proud to announce a continued partnership with ASTRO Gaming as the Official Audio Partner of the TEKKEN Online Challenge and SOULCALIBUR Online Challenge. ASTRO will provide special edition headsets for our casters to use while broadcasting their matches, as well as customized ASTRO A40 TR Headsets and ASTRO Apparel for tournament champions and giveaway winners. We would like to thank ASTRO Gaming for their continued support of the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. esports and fighting game community. Stay tuned for more surprises from ASTRO and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. later this year.