Soul Calibur IV (PlayStation 3) - Overview

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Alternative Names



Project Soul



Other Versions

X360, XBL

Release Dates

07/29/08 Namco Bandai
07/31/08 Namco Bandai
08/01/08 Ubisoft

Community Stats

Owners: 417
Tracked: 1
Wishlist: 14
Now Playing: 5



Updated HD graphics – Experience the legendary Soulcalibur level of graphics in 720p HD resolution for the first time. Never before, has Soulcalibur looked this good



  • Soulcalibur characters – Featuring new original characters added to the mythos, including:
    • Hilde – Fighting to rid her land of the villainous Nightmare, she seeks the sword of resurrection, Soulcalibur to bring back the mighty king that once brought the world to peace
  • Star Wars Guest characters – The iconic characters enter to arena challenge the Soulcalibur fighters for the future of the powerful swords
    • Darth Vader – Wielding his lightsaber with the skill of a master swordsman, the Dark Lord of the Sith intends to defeat all those in his wake in order to discover the ancient power of the swords.
    • Yoda – Sensing the great force that could upset the balance of power within the universe, Jedi Master Yoda seeks to discover the cause of this disturbance and stop any who seek wield this malevolent force

New fighting system elements:

  • Active Matching Battle (AMB) – Bringing a different take on the battle structure, players fight against multiple opponents under different circumstances in a unique opponent management mechanic.
  • Equipment Destruction – Once the opponent’s Soul Gauge is weakened, the player will be able to destroy pieces of their enemies’ armor.  
  • Critical Finish – Perform a devastating Critical Finishing move to defeat opponents with spectacular effects regardless of health bar status!

Multiple Mode of play:

  • Story – Uncover each characters story line as you battle to reveal their motives
  • Arcade – Take on the challenge in battle after battle in this classic arcade mode
  • Tower of Lost Souls – Fight in special battles to challenge your fighting skills and customizing skills in order to reap the rewards.
  • Training – Practice your skills to earn your place as the ultimate weapon master
  • Character creation – Create a character unlike any other with custom looks and items. Build your character with items that will affect their skills and abilities which will affect the outcome of your impending battles. Choose wisely as each item affects the attributes of your character.
  • Museum View – movies, back grounds and art that you have unlocked

Online Battles: 

For the first time ever, fight online to prove who is the ultimate Soulcalibur weapon master in the entire world!  Multiple  online versus modes and ranking styles will allow fans to test their fighting and management skills

  • Standard VS – Battle one on one in this classic match up for ultimate bragging rights
  • Special VS – Take your customized SC character or newly created character into the world arena and prove if your creation is the best in the world

Source - www.namcobandaigames.com (publisher)


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Sales History

Total Sales
1 73,340 142,373 48,962 44,507 309,182
2 21,150 58,832 49,644 28,496 158,122
3 15,084 35,171 26,168 15,844 92,267
4 5,748 27,267 19,150 11,829 63,994
5 4,348 14,757 18,457 9,219 46,781
6 3,683 9,810 14,814 7,019 35,326
7 3,059 6,791 11,765 5,387 27,002
8 2,606 5,104 9,695 4,348 21,753
9 2,318 4,221 7,549 3,434 17,522
10 1,610 3,654 5,816 2,721 13,801

Opinion (54)

slipknotfan posted 26/06/2011, 08:21
Yipeee, another one on one fighter!!
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Harris59 posted 22/03/2010, 03:27
not bad, could be better, i just got bored of beat em up these days but its got a great character customisation and i like the weapons (HULA HOOP!)
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locos85 posted 19/06/2009, 08:48
got it for $10 at the Best Buy sale last month
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The_Botman posted 29/05/2009, 02:43
1 million, well its about time.
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hunter_alien posted 18/05/2009, 07:34
Million seller :D
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Squall_Leonhart posted 18/05/2009, 07:23
Finally 1 million! Another on the way to 50 million sellers by the end of 2009!
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