Namco Bandai has revealed that the next title in the fighting game series Soul Calibur
will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012.
At the Japanese publisher's "Step Up Dubai 2011" conference, a teaser trailer for the upcoming Soul Calibur V
was shown, while more details were promised for E3.
As noted by Japanese games site Famitsu, and translated by
Andriasang, producer Tago Hisaharu said that Soul Calibur V
will be set 17 years after the previous outing.
The Japanese Namco Bandai site currently features a countdown
to what will supposedly be the official Soul Calibur V
Earlier this week, Namco Bandai posted results
for the last fiscal year, noting a modest revenue boost and a swing to profit.
The publisher revealed that a title from another of its big fighting game series, Tekken 6
, had sold a total of 1.15 million units in the U.S. alone in the last fiscal year, despite being released in 2009.