Soul Edge

Global Total as of 30th Sep 2017 (units): 1.59m
Platform: PlayStationAlso on: Arcade
Developer: Namco Genre: Fighting

Total Units

North America: 0.61m 38.4%
+ Europe: 0.41m 26.1%
+ Japan: 0.46m 29.0%
+ Rest of the World: 0.10m 6.5%
= Global 1.59m

Release History

Soul Edge NamcoJapan20th December 1996Retail
Soul Blade NamcoNorth America01st January 1997Retail
Soul Edge Sony Computer EntertainmentEurope01st May 1997Retail
Soul Blade Sony Computer EntertainmentEurope01st May 1997Retail

Game Overview

Soul Edge is a fighting game developed by Namco and released on Arcade and PlayStation. The first game in the SoulCalibur series, it is the only game that doesn't use SoulCalibur in the title and was released as Soul Blade in North America, Europe, and Australia.


dark_gh0st_b0y (on 06 July 2011)
Kyuu (on 03 March 2009)
The legend ... will never die!
Kos-mos (on 19 January 2009)
A legendary game. The music score made
it what it was. Too bad the latter game
in the series couldnt match the
atmospheric music from this game.
thetonestarr (on 17 January 2009)
The game that started it all! Man it's
tough to actually play though. Gameplay
is BROKE compared to later iterations.
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