Chertsey, UK. - January 15th, 2003 - Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS), the world's leading interactive entertainment software company, today officially announced plans to publish Soul Calibur II for Namco Limited for the PLAYSTATION 2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system across PAL territories.
Four years have passed since the release of Soul Calibur, which received worldwide recognition as the zenith of 3D weapon-based fighting action game. "Soul Calibur II" will be brought to you with additional characters.
Both versions will star Necrid, a new character designed solely for the console version by famous American comic artist Todd McFarlane.Necrid`s swift sword handling techniques along with his intimidating appearance can only be described as a "pièce de resistance" and will definitely attract players.