Namco Bandai Games Europe S.A.S. recently announced that Soul Calibur II HD Online will be soon available as an Xbox LIVE Arcade title on Xbox 360 and via the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3. Following that announcement the publisher has revealed a whole host of screenshots taken from the high-definition (HD) remake of one of the most critically acclaimed beat-‘em-ups of all time.
Developed by Project Soul, Soul Calibur II HD Online reimagines the beloved title by adding online multiplayer support to the title as well as vibrant updated graphics to take advantage of modern HD televisions. For the first time ever, players will be able to square off against opponents from around the world with their favourite Soul Calibur II characters such as Ivy, Taki, Mitsurugi, Talim, Maxi and more. The online infrastructure will feature brand new netcode overseen by the Project Soul development team, and will include Arcade, Survival, VS Battle, Time Attack, Survival, Team Battle, Practice and Weapon Master gameplay modes.
No official release date for Soul Calibur II HD Online has yet been announced, but Electronic Theatre will of course keep you updated with all the latest details on this highly anticipated title.