Soul Calibur 5 update improves online play next week

Matchmaking and balance tweaks incoming

Namco Bandai has confirmed it will release an update for Soul Calibur 5 on PS3 and 360 on March 21.


According to the developer: "The title update will contain new online ranked game search optimization, gameplay tweaks and character balance adjustments for the entire roster based on player feedback."

It also issued details today for the final stages of its Soul Calibur 5 Worldwide tournament finals, which will be held on April 10, 2012 at the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The finals will bring together the winners from the SC Impact 2012 Grand Finals taking place this Saturday March 17 at the magnificent St Stephen's, Rosslyn Hill in London, UK. There, the best players from the regional tourneys in Europe, Russia, Australia, Taiwan and Singapore will compete for one of two seats in the Vegas finals. The finalists will compete for a cash prize pool of $10,000.00.

The London event will be streamed live through the official site.