Bandai Namco announced a new esports tournament built around Soulcalibur VI, the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational, on Smash.gg. This will begin on August 28th, 2019, at 4 pm PDT. On November 2nd, 2019, at the HyperX Esports Arena (Luxuor Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada) is where this epic showdown will take place, where the best Soulcalibur VI players from around the world will gather to crown the Soulcalibur World Champion.
Featured hosts who will be providing blow-by-blow reporting throughout the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational include fighting game community stalwarts Markman, Kitana Prime, Aliciaxlife, and Ebonic Plague. With nonstop action and excellent color commentary, the SOULCALIBUR World Invitational promises to be one of the most entertaining esports events of the year.
Motohiro Okubo, Producer of SOULCALIBUR VI at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. had this to say:
“The SOULCALIBUR franchise has been the premier weapons-based fighting game for two decades, building a fan-base which stretches generations and around the world. Now, in the age of esports, it’s an honor to finally deliver a tournament fully focused on SOULCALIBUR, where the eight best players from every corner of the globe come together to compete for prizes, honor, and the ultimate crown of being the best SOULCALIBUR VI player in the world.”