Soul Calibur V Goes Gold and Not a Moment Too Late

Soul Calibur V is set to ignite PS3s and Xbox 360s on January 31st, but the game is only officially going gold today, mere weeks before the game’s launch. I don’t think that anyone was ever worried about a game this big getting cancelled or anything, but I suppose we definitely should care that the game has gone gold.

While I usually take a game ‘going gold’ to mean that there’s no way it can be cancelled, in this case I’ll just take it to mean that SCV won’t be getting slapped with a delay, which is equally great news.  Don’t forget that both regular and collector’s editions of the game will be available for $60 and $80 respectively. Hit the break to check out the assorted pre-order bonuses. 

Pre-ordering from either Wal-mart or Future Shop will earn gamers unique laser art-cells. Pre-ordering from GameStop will net you an Ivy Bobble Budd, which for all intents and purposes seems useless. I mean it’s cool I guess but I’m really salty because I pre-ordered from GameStop and not Best Buy. Only by pre-ordering from Best Buy can you get access to a download code for the character Dampierre, who is also offered as a first print bonus in Japan. If there is no other way to get the character, I will hate GameStop forever for securing inferior pre-order bonuses.

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Kenneth Richardson

Kenneth is a Graphics and Game Design student who's worked as an author for since June of 2010. His favorite gaming genres are Fighting, Role Playing and Sadistic Action games like Ninja Gaiden and Bayonetta. In addition to gaming, he is also strongly interested in music, fashion, art, culture, literature, education, religion, cuisine, photography, architecture, philosophy, film, dance, and most forms of creative expression.

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