The fighting game genre seemed to be dying off until 2017 where we saw some major releases such as Injustice 2, Tekken 7 and Marvel vs Capcom. 2018 has some great new and updated releases for the fighting game enthusiast. There are even one or two that are sure to intrigue those who usually stay clear of the genre in this 2018 line up.
New fighting games scheduled for release in 2018
- Dragon Ball Fighter
The game was published by Bandai Namco Entertainment and developed by Arc Systems Works. It was released on 26th January 2018 on MS Windows, PS 4 and Xbox One platforms
It is a single and multiplayer fighting game.
It is part of and based on the Dragon Ball franchise from which its gameplay has been derived from several different fighting games concepts.
Each player gets to select up to three characters for their team, all of the opponent’s team members must be defeated to win the game.
The player may call on team members to assist them in their battle which consists of each player having various signature moves and combo attacks.
- Soul Calibur VI
Set to be released during 2018 this game is a game being published by Bandai Namco Entertainment and developed by Project Soul. Set to be released for the PS 4, Microsoft and Xbox One platforms.
The game is set in the 16th century and features two weapons wielding fighters going up against each other in different arena settings. There are a few new features and a few that have been excluded from the previous version in this release. It also has a whole list of new characters that will be featured.
These new games are sure to appeal to any hardcore fighting gamer so look out for them at your favorite games store.