Bandai Namco has announced an upcoming beta network test for Soulcalibur VI ahead of the game’s release next month on October 19, 2018 for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. However the Beta is only coming out for the consoles.
According to Game Informer, a tweet that was later removed mentioned about the beta coming out for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
Warriors, prepare yourself for online battles on PS4 & X1! You are invited to help us test our online network for SOULCALIBUR VI. Login and play RANKED MATCH mode!
Download the #SOULCALIBUR VI network test on September 27th and draw your weapons on September 28th at 8AM PDT. pic.twitter.com/3PqXdXBGb2
— SOULCALIBUR (@soulcalibur) September 21, 2018
The beta is supposed to run from 8AM PDT on September 28 through 8PM PT on September 30. The beta will consist of 15 playable characters and 9 stages. The stages also include the ones that weren’t playable at E3 earlier this year. However, the beta can be downloaded a day ahead before the beta start time on September 27.
For more news on the game, be sure to read our previous coverage of the game by clicking here. Bandai Namco has also given information about the game itself and here is the official pitch via Bandai Namco:
Soulcalibur VI represents the latest entry in the premier weapons-based, head-to-head ﬁghting series, and continues the epic struggle of warriors searching for the legendary Soul Swords. Taking place in the 16th century, revisit the events of the original Soulcalibur to uncover hidden truths. The heroic battles transpire in a beautiful and ﬂuid world, with eye-popping graphics and visual appeal. Soulcalibur VI tunes the battle, movement, and visual systems so players can execute visceral and dynamic attacks with ease. Soulcalibur VI marks a new era of the historic franchise and its legendary struggle between the mighty Soul Swords!
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