Soulcalibur 6 announces next DLC fighter

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While you could just make any character you like in Soulcalibur 6 (opens in new tab)'s character creator, whether that's Donkey Kong or a Magikarp or something you would get arrested for dressing like (opens in new tab), those fighters have to share a moveset with someone else. Which is why DLC characters with their own moves are a big deal. 

So far Soulcalibur 6 has introduced Geralt from The Witcher (opens in new tab) and 2B from Nier: Automata (opens in new tab), but Bandai Namco announced at the Evo Japan tournament the next DLC character will be one returning from earlier games in the series: Amy Sorel. Amy goes way back, having first appeared in the intro of Soulcalibur 2, though she only became playable in Soulcalibur 3. An orphan who was adopted by master fencer Raphael, she was turned into a vampire briefly because of course she was. (She got better.)

Fans digging through the game's files found a reference to Amy last year (opens in new tab), alongside another series favorite, Cassandra, who could be the next DLC.

Jody Macgregor
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Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games (opens in new tab). He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun (opens in new tab), The Big Issue, GamesRadar (opens in new tab), Zam (opens in new tab), Glixel (opens in new tab), Five Out of Ten Magazine (opens in new tab), and Playboy.com (opens in new tab), whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.