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Soul Calibur 6 is now available on Xbox Game Pass along with Fallout 76 and other titles

The Xbox Game Pass initiative began just over three years ago at this point to build up an impressive library of games that expands every month including quite a few fighting game entries.

Microsoft has announced and released the first round of July additions to Xbox Game Pass which comes packing Soul Calibur 6 as the premier title for the month.

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Steam Summer Sale brings in the best fighting game discounts including Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition for the first time and all EVO Online games

Fighting game players finding a home on the PC platform have grown exponentially over the past decade or so, and now they're in for a big seasonal treat for the next few weeks.

Steam is now running its annual Summer Sale starting today which includes some of the best deals for fighting games that we've seen in quite some time including the first notable discounts for Street Fighter 5: Champion Editon, all EVO Online titles and dozens more of the big names.

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Eight Soul Calibur characters who would be good fits for Samurai Shodown as guest fighters

We just received word that the final character of Samurai Shodown's second season of DLC will be arriving tomorrow and with a mysterious silhouette to go with it to fuel speculation. To be perfectly honest with you, this silhouette tells me absolutely nothing, and even when looking back at both my first and second speculation articles, the silhouette doesn't make me any wiser.

This brought me back to my very first analysis article regarding Samurai Shodown's upcoming DLC character where I mentioned that guest characters from other IPs can't be ruled out. SNK have been quite crossover keen lately, lending out many of their iconic characters to other fighting games, and given that we just recently saw Samurai Shodown's poster character Haohmaru join the roster of Soul Calibur 6, I thought it'd be fun to take a look at which Soul Calibur characters would be good fits for Samurai Shodown in case SNK wish to return the favor.

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PlayStation 4's Days of Play sale has some of the cheapest fighting game prices we've seen

We've somehow managed to hit the halfway point of 2020, and with the month of June comes some slick deals to pick up for PlayStation owners around the world for experiences that are long, short and everything in between.

The Days of Play summer sale is back once again on the PlayStation Store which happens to include some of the cheapest major fighting game prices we've seen in some time from Dragon Ball FighterZ to Tekken 7 and Mortal Kombat 11.

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Bandai Namco cancels support for all remaining Tekken 7, Soul Calibur 6, and Dragon Ball FighterZ physical tournament events on 2020 World Tours

Bandai Namco provided an update on their 2020 major tournament circuits this morning. The company has announced that official support for all remaining physical tournament events on the World Tours for Tekken 7, Soul Calibur 6, and Dragon Ball FighterZ has been canceled.

This decision was made in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic as a safety measure for participants and tournament staff.

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Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath, Soul Calibur 6 and BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle featured in official PlayStation 4 Tournaments: Open Series starting in June

The tournament landscape for fighting games has been essentially turned on its head like the rest of the world in 2020, but at least there's a rising number of cool online events jumping in to try and help fill that void.

Sony themselves will also be taking part in supporting these events once again, as the company announced their PlayStation 4 Tournaments: Open Series which includes three big fighting games in Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath, Soul Calibur 6 and BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle.

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Check out Snazzytiger's amazing fighting game artwork depicting Cloud, Link, Tira, Laura, Zero, and more

We recently came across Snazzytiger's outstanding fighting game artwork on Facebook. He's depicted a variety of fighting game characters from different franchises.

The image with the most color has the Legend of Zelda's Link facing off against Final Fantasy's Cloud Strife. They're seen doing battle at Final Destination, one of Super Smash Bros.'s most iconic battlegrounds.

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EVO Online's decision to limit open tournaments to titles with great netcode is a bold message to fighting game developers

When news first dropped that EVO 2020 was cancelled and EVO Online would be taking its place, the FGC's immediate concern jumped to how the mainstage games would hold up considering none of them are known for their strong netplay capabilities.

The organizers behind EVO essentially side-stepped that issue completely, however, this week when they announced that none of those titles would be part of the open tournaments for EVO Online with those honors going instead to four fighting games championed by the community for their netcode prowess.

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EVO Online details revealed with 5 weeks of events, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate removed from lineup

With the cancellation of the main EVO 2020 event due to worries about the coronavirus pandemic, organizers have pivoted to move the event online with a newfound focus on fighting games with the best netplay around.

The first details for EVO Online have been revealed via an announcement trailer which will be split up over five weekends and features a very drastic change up to the events and games originally planned to take place.

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Unreal Engine 5 officially revealed which may power the next generation of fighting games

Epic and their Unreal Engine have held a strong presence within the fighting game community for multiple console generations at this point, and now we've seen what the next generation may have in store for us.

During the Summer Game Fest showcase this morning, Epic unveiled Unreal Engine 5 with the first real-time PlayStation 5 footage which shows off what the next generation of fighting games may be working with.

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5 big questions we have about EVO online and how it will work

For the first time in 20 years, Evolution will not have an offline event in the United States for its championship series and will instead be held in an online format due to the ongoing worries surrounding the coronavirus. Problem is, we don't really know anything about how it's going to work which has left the fighting game community wondering what they should be expecting of what was going to be the biggest tournament of the year.

With so many details currently left up in the air, John 'Velociraptor' Guerrero and I will be breaking down five of the biggest questions the FGC currently has about EVO online.

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Steam's massive Golden Week sale offers huge discounts for Japanese fighting games and their DLC to keep us busy in quarantine

With the month of May now finally upon us all, Japan is beginning their annual Golden Week celebrations which includes an absolute buttload of video game sales for those of us who don't even live in the country.

Steam's massive Golden Week Sale is now live and is offering some of the best discounts we've seen for Japanese fighting games on PC in quite some time โ€” it's way bigger than the PlayStation holiday sale also still going on for the time being.

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PlayStation Big in Japan Sale brings steep discounts to the top fighting games around including recent titles like Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]

Golden Week is just about to start up in Japan, and with it comes a slew of big video game sales from developers in the major region which of course includes a healthy serving of fighting games as well.

PlayStation is now running the Big in Japan Sale to commemorate the holiday featuring hundreds of really good deals on PS4 titles with dozens available that may be of interest to the fighting game community.

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Soul Calibur 6 Version 2.12 patch notes released

Soul Calibur 6 is shaping up to have at least two years of content under its belt after all is said and done with updates continuing to come for the fighter to help keep things fresh.

Bandai Namco has now released the patch notes for Soul Calibur 6's latest Version 2.12 update with balance adjustments for a large number of the cast that's available to download now.

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Here are the four Soul Calibur 6 2nd Character Creation Contest winning designs

Bandai Namco recently selected the winners for the Soul Calibur 6 2nd Character Creation Contest. Fans were asked to put together their best created characters for a chance to become a "Creation Master."

Four designs were chosen, and the winners' characters were showcased on Bandai Namco's Twitter account.

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Click Burgundy's fighting game art remains timely with new reveals while also being timeless and stunning

Click Burgundy is a Japanese artist we've featured a number of times now on this website for their particular taste in fighting game characters along with the talent to create portraits that would look nice framed on just about anyone's wall.

If you're not a follower of their's already, which you probably should be if you're on here, you'd be quick to notice that many of Click Burgundy's pieces are accompanied by announcements or happenings related to the characters โ€” so it's also a good way to remind ourselves of recent events in art form.

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Soul Calibur 6 Season Pass 2's final character identities have reportedly been data-mined by modders as a couple of highly requested series favorites

Soul Calibur 6 just saw the release of its latest character by way of crossover with Samurai Shodown in Haohmaru which leaves two more roster choices shrouded in mystery โ€” but are they really?

Members of The Stage of Modding Discord have reportedly discovered new files buried within Soul Calibur 6's latest Version 2.10 update which may directly point to who else will be joining the samurai and Hilde in 2020. Potential future roster spoilers follow.

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