Leading video game publishers and developers NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and Ubisoft today announced that Ezio Auditore from the critically acclaimed Assassin’s Creed series will be a playable guest character in SOULCALIBUR V for PlayStation3 and Xbox 360. Players can control Ezio and his wide range of assassination tools including a Roman Longsword, Stiletto, Crossbow, Hidden gun and his trademark Hidden blade.
SOULCALIBUR V delivers exhilarating 3D fighting mechanics, breathtaking visuals, and new characters alongside expanded online and character creation modes. In addition, Dampierre from SOULCALIBUR: Broken Destiny will be available as an exclusive pre-order bonus playable character, and a feature-packed Collector’s Edition is coming to retailers across Europe. SOULCALIBUR V is poised to become the preeminent fighting game experience on its release in Europe on February 3rd 2012.
Packed in a specially designed ‘book’ box, the Collector’s Edition of SOULCALIBUR V will include a high quality art book, original soundtrack CD, the making-of DVD, a DLC card for the Black Knight and Paladin armor sets, plus original artwork and letter on reproduction parchment paper signed by the team at Project Soul. Fans who pre-order SOULCALIBUR Vat participating retailers will exclusively receive Dampierre from SOULCALIBUR: Broken Destiny as a playable character on day one.