Soul Calibur 6 Roster Will Include The Witcher's Geralt of Rivia

The Witcher's Geralt of Rivia will join the cast of Soul Calibur 6 when it releases later this year. Read on for the details.

After much speculation, it's official: The Witcher's Geralt of Rivia will indeed be a playable character in Soul Calibur 6 when it's released later this year. With the announcement, Bandai Namco continues its tradition of introducing characters from other franchises into the fighting game series.

Equipped with his steel and silver swords, as well as an arsenal of Signs, Geralt will join confirmed Soul Calibur fighters Mitsurugi, Nightmare, Kilik, Ivy, Xianghua, Zasalamel, and Sophitia -- not to mention brand-new character Groh -- in the series well-known weapons-based combat. Additionally, The Witcher's Kaer Morhen will be included as a new stage.

The reveal trailer shows the White Wolf in action, and from the looks of it, CD Projekt Red's hero is going to fit in SCVI's other fighter just fine. 

Are you hyped over the opportunity to lay the smack down with Geralt of Rivia? Has this announcement swayed you toward picking up Soul Calibur 6 when it releases later this year? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to stick with GameSkinny for more information on SCVI as it develops.

Published Mar. 15th 2018

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