Outgoing in October fighting game SoulCalibur VI risks becoming the last part of the series, if not able to demonstrate a good level of sales. This is a conversation with representatives of the DualShockers resource at the Gamescom 2018 held in Cologne was announced by producer Motohiro Okubo.
According to him, such a long [6 years] break between the fifth and sixth parts of the franchise is not the best condition of the brand. Communicating with journalists through an interpreter, Okubo explained that SoulCalibur as IP lost the expectations of Bandai Namco and was hanging by a thread from closing, but during lengthy negotiations, he still managed to convince the company to give the show another chance. Nevertheless, in case of failure of the new game, you can forget about the continuation.
Later during the conversation, Okubo added that the crisis faced by the franchise played a role in the production of SoulCalibur VI – the development team decided to stick to the things they wanted to implement in the new game because they have nothing to lose.
In the same interview, Okubo commented on the dissatisfaction of gamers about the decision to make a favorite by many Tyrus DLC-character, while the developers have not even confirmed the entire list of characters available on the release of the project.
Speaking of the roster, the developers slowly but surely continue to disclose the fighters included in it. Today, the authors confirmed the appearance in the game of Azwell – new for a series of characters who own a powerful Palindrome, able to materialize from the air other weapons. The release of the game will take place on the 19th of October.