Geralt of Riveria, the infamous white-haired Monster Hunter from CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher Series, is officially joining the meta-fighting game, SoulCalibur VI. Geralt will be fighting for the mystic sword in a familiar environment: the training fortress Kaer Morhen, what’s more, the composition “Hunt or be Hunted” from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt soundtrack will also be joining Soul Calibur VI’s soundtrack.
“SoulCalibur is well known in the fighting games genre for including iconic guest characters. When we were approached with the idea of doing a crossover, we thought our community would really enjoy playing as the witcher,” said Marcin Momot, Community Lead at CD Projekt Red. “We’ve collaborated with Bandai Namco artists to faithfully recreate Geralt, and shared original Witcher 3 assets like Geralt’s model, animations, and weapons. I think Bandai Namco did an outstanding job of capturing all the details and introducing The Witcher to SoulCalibur in a way fans of both series will enjoy,” added Marcin Momot.
SoulCalibur VI’s producer Motohiro Okubo also added his thoughts on the new character addition.
“All SoulCalibur characters have strong convictions and complex backgrounds and this is why it is a great honor for the whole SoulCalibur team to welcome Geralt as the guest character in SoulCalibur VI,” said SoulCalibur producer, Motohiro Okubo. “Thanks to the great cooperation with CD Projekt Red, we’ve been able to fully integrate Geralt’s fighting style and appearance. We can’t wait for SoulCalibur fans around the world to welcome Geralt to the stage of History.”
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