Soul Calibur V Release Date and Guest Character Announced

No your eyes are not deceiving you, that really is him. Today, at a Soul Calibur V event in San Francisco, Namco announced the official worldwide release date of the latest intstallment in the Soul Calibur franchise.

You can look forward to seeing Soul Calibur V on store shelves worldwide on January 31st, 2012. A collector edition was also announced. It will include artwork, DLC, and two characters exclusive to the CE. Soul calibur V has an all new, deeper character creation mode as well. Yeah that guy in the pic? He’s an exclusive.