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Here's everything you need to know about Hwang's release in Soul Calibur 6 tomorrow

Hwang is the next character that will be released for Soul Calibur 6. He'll become available tomorrow, December 2, 2020.

Previously, it looked like Hwang was going to be the last DLC character for Soul Calibur 6 according to a Bandai Namco blog. "Hwang will be the last DLC character of SOULCALIBUR VI," originally said the blog.

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Soul Calibur 6 Version 2.30 patch notes released with a ton of balance changes and new customization gear added to the game

There's only one day remaining before players can get their hands on Hwang, who may be Soul Calibur 6's final DLC character, but some new goodies are now in the game to hold us over until then.

Bandai Namco have released the Version 2.30 update for SC6 which comes packing some lengthy patch notes with a ton of balance changes and new content.

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Update: Hwang will be Soul Calibur 6's final DLC character

Updated: Bandai Namco has edited their blog post to specify that Hwang is the final character of Season Pass 2. The original text stated that he was the final DLC character joining the game, leading many to believe there would be no further DLC characters.

Earlier: During the Soul Calibur Online Challenge EU West finals this past weekend, Bandai Namco unveiled the next fighter to join Soul Calibur 6. Hwang makes his grand return after 15 years of dormancy as the next Soul Calibur 6 DLC character and conclusion to Season Pass 2.

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Hwang announced for Soul Calibur 6 and he's looking quite a bit different since the last time we saw him

After waiting a few months now to see who would close out the second season pass for Soul Calibur 6 following Setsuka, the answer is finally here though not exactly as many were predicting.

During the Soul Calibur Online Challenge EU West finals, Bandai Namco announced Hwang will be coming as the next DLC character with a reveal trailer which showcases a completely different take on the character along with his release date.

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Soul Calibur Online Challenge EU West results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This final Soul Calibur Online Challenge event is happening this week and it's focused on the Western Europe region.

Notable players set to compete include Oplon|Skyll, YUZU|Ganondeurf, Pulsar|Noobicyde, Bboy-Skyzo, RKS|AndyrooSC, Fanlee Jr. and more.

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We're thankful for Tetsuharu's fighting game art

From Street Fighter to Sam Sho, King of Fighters to Guilty Gear, Darkstalkers to Soul Calibur, Japanese artist Tetsuharu can draw a mean fighting game character.

In perusing through Tetsu's Twitter we found a collection of wonderfully drawn images of the likes of the Karin Kanzuki, Lilith Aensland, Ivy Valentine, Terri Bogard, Iroha, and plenty of others.

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Nuri's artistic style is perfect for fighting game characters

We're kicking off the weekend here on EventHubs with a gallery from an artist by the name of Nuri. Nuri (also known as ActionHankBeard) has a very distinct cartoon style that seems to cause every one of his subjects to simply drip with personality.

Characters from all over the fighting game world make appearances today as get to see figures from Darkstalkers, Street Fighter, Soul Calibur, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Marvel vs. Capcom, Super Smash Bros., and Soul Calibur.

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Tekken 7 named fighting game of the generation by the EventHubs community

Update: The community has spoken! With more than 1,600 votes cast and plenty of great candidates to chose from, Tekken 7 has been crowned as the fighting game of the generation by all of you, the readers of EventHubs. You can check out the final poll numbers in the original story below and see how close some of the rankings are.

It's kinda hard to believe, but the next generation of consoles is no longer on the horizon. The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will be here in just a few short days.

Though many players will be looking forward with what's about to come, it's also a great time to reflect on the fighting games that defined the eighth generation these past seven years from Killer Instinct to Granblue Fantasy: Versus.

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Soul Calibur 6 receives update on what's next for Season 2 including mysterious silhouette of who could be the final DLC character

Soul Calibur 6 currently only has one more character scheduled to release as part of its Season Pass 2, and we may have just gotten our first look at who they may be.

Bandai Namco recently shared a small update for SC6 fans about the development progression for DLC 13 which included a mysterious character silhouette that could clue us in as to their identity.

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Soul Calibur Online Challenge U.S. East results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend is the second out of three worldwide Soul Calibur Online Challenge events, with the first one that already passed happening in Japan and the next and final one being set for Europe West.

Notable participants set to compete include LMNY|Cry-Wolv, Lost_In_Love, KingOfSpades, MindWolf, LMNY|SlyTiger, LMNY|Nelly and many more.

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Soul Calibur Online Challenge Japan results

This weekend saw the first installment of the Soul Calibur Online Challenge happen, the online series of tournaments Bandai Namco are hosting for one of their signature fighting games.

They started off the tour by bringing the stage of battle to one of the game's strongest regions, namely Japan. Later this month and at the end of next month, we'll see two more events happen on this tour, one for U.S. East and one for Europe West, two other notoriously strong regions for the game.

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Celtic Throwdown 2020 Online results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The annual Irish fighting game event Celtic Throwdown is back on this year, though given the circumstances in 2020 it will be held online across several weeks.

Notable players set to compete in this third week are Broski, DG|RooKang, Edddyy, ELF|Shirdel, Packz, Rize|EMinor, Noble|K-Wiss, Rikemansbarnet, Musclenoob, Quiggy and many more.

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Sony's Big in Japan Sale on PS4 features great fighting game deals including SF5: Champion Edition's Upgrade Kit and Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection

There are so many great fighting games this generation to choose from that it becomes hard to decide which ones to pick up and put time into, but digital sales make it pretty easy to add to our collections and backlogs.

Sony is currently running their Big in Japan Sale for the PlayStation 4 which unsurprisingly includes a lot of good fighting game deals for players looking to pick up newer titles or get back to classics.

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Appreciate every last nuance in these gorgeous characters' designs thanks to these high resolution screen shots

We're on our way toward next generation consoles upping the ante and producing even more brilliant graphics than what's been available during this current chapter, but the beauty behind modern graphics is still quite jaw dropping when you take the time to slow down and appreciate it.

We have Re:play to thank for full Twitter page of gorgeous stills from games like Soul Calibur 6, Tekken 7, and Street Fighter 5. We've rounded up our third gallery's worth of images to share with you today.

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High resolution Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, and Soul Calibur 6 images are so detailed you can plainly see pores, freckles, and more

The gaming world is getting ready for brand new chapters as we prepare for the coming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles that are sure to blow us away with graphical detail unlike what we've ever seen before, but Re:play gives us plenty of reason to remain impressed with current generation capabilities.

We're so used to seeing fighting game characters from Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, and Soul Calibur 6 flying by in medias res that we virtually always miss the incredible details included by the artists who designed them. That won't be the case today.

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Update: Soul Calibur 6 Version 2.25 patch notes released

Update: The full balance changes are now available in English as well. They can be found here, and we've added some of the most impactful ones to the story below.

Soul Calibur 6 is now almost completely through its second season of content with only on more character to go, but the nearing two-year-old fighting game still has more to come if the new update is anything to go by.

Bandai Namco has now released the patch notes for SC6's new Version 2.25 update which features balance changes, system adjustments and more.

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You haven't fully appreciated the art of Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, or Soul Calibur 6 until you've seen these gorgeous high-res stills from Re:play

I've been looking at Street Fighter 5 virtually every single day since it dropped back in February of 2016, but seeing the absolutely gorgeous stills captured by Re:play helped me take notice of details I hadn't previously been aware of at all.

Using a free roaming camera, high definition captures, and a good bit of color correction, Re:play have taken characters from Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, Soul Calibur 6, and other beautiful games and put them into lights that make us feel like we're meeting them for the first time.

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