EVO 2020 Tournament Announced to Include SOULCALIBUR VI
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EVO, the yearly tournament just released their games list for the upcoming championship this summer. Among the staples of Street Fighter, Smash Bros, Marvel and Tekken; SOULCALIBUR also made the list for the second year in a row! Last year's EVO was attended by over 700 players and was won by Yuttoto from Japan.

EVO 2020 takes place this year between July 31 and August 2 in Las Vegas. It is considered the largest and most important fighting game tournament in the world and players tend to save up all year to be able to attend. More information about the event can be found on the EVO website.
First Haohmaru Gameplay Trailer from EVO Japan 2020
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For a while now, we've been wondering what Haohmaru would look like in Soulcalibur. Mostly, we wanted to know how he would be different from Mitsurugi. Well at this weekend's EVO Japan 2020 tournament, they revealed the first gameplay trailer for Haohmaru.

Namco-Bandai has made it a point to mention that Haohmaru will not have a story mode in SOULCALIBUR VI. This trailer's story is just for the trailer and will not be further expanded upon in the game itself.
Discord Integration Support Update!
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** UPDATE: ** We've managed to restore Discord links. If you're experiencing any issues however, try un-linking and re-linking your account manually.

Don't worry, unlike Facebook, Discord integration is not going away! However, the integration system with Discord had to be changed, and because of this, everyone's account which had been linked to Discord has been un-linked. If you try to log into the forums with the Discord button, before you re-link your account, you may receive an email association collision error. As such, you will have to log into your account with your normal username/email and password. After which, you can re-link your forum account to your Discord account.

If you don't remember your account password, you can use the lost password form to get a password reset sent to your email. If you're still having issues, please use the contact us form and we will get...
Facebook Support Coming to an End...
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Yesterday, Facebook disabled our connected app here at 8WAYRUN. They claim we are "creating a negative user experience that is in violation of our Platform Policies". Naturally, that vague accusation doesn't mean anything. Trying to get in contact with Facebook about this returns canned responses which in no way give us further details on the problem. As Facebook, like many web platforms have no real customer service; it doesn't look like this problem will get fixed anytime soon.

As such, Facebook integrated features on this website, such as single sign-on may be broken. If you use Facebook to log into this website, please make sure your account has been updated with other login methods. Definitely be sure to add a password to your account so that you can login without depending on third-party services. If you are having problems logging into your account, please use the "Contact Us" form in the footer.
Version 2.02 Hotfix Patch Notes Now Available!
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Two days ago, we learned from Namco=Bandai that a hotfix patch was coming out today. Since season 2 just started, there were a lot of unforeseen problems due to all the new mechanics in the game. Rather than waiting for 2.10, Namco-Bandai has opted to release a hotfix with a multitude of fixes and changes. Check the patch notes for some more in-depth information.

SOULCALIBUR VI World Tour 2020 Announced!
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Yesterday, Kayane had the distinct honor to formally announce the SOULCALIBUR VI World Tour for 2020. The tour will be similar to the Tekken World Tour, in that it will be a circuit of sanctioned tournaments around the world, leading up to the eventual finals. It was also announced that the first event in the tour would be EVO Japan. EVO Japan is on January 23; so not very far away. Because of that the deadline to register is on December 15. So if you're going to be attending EVO Japan, don't forget to register as soon as possible!

Version 2.00 Patch Notes Now Available!
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We now know that Season 2 of SOULCALIBUR VI officially starts on November 25. In addition to a new trailer, which shows off some more of Hilde, we also learn a few new details of some major combat changes. Firstly, we're getting a new "Soul Attack" system, which seems very similar to Tekken 7's own "Rage Art". There is also a new "Resist Impact", which will allow you to parry any move in the game, even unblockables; it remains to be seen if you can parry break attacks. Check the trailer and patch notes for more!

Skyll wins the Worlds Invitational! Hildegarde von Wolfkrone announced for Season 2!
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The World's Invitational tournament just ended! Congratulations go out to @Skyll, @Blueboyb and @lolo for placing top three, among the best of the best in the Soulcalibur community! Also announced at the World's Invitational, they also announced Hildegarde von Wolfkrone as the next DLC character to be released, with season 2. No official date has been announced, but we've got some media you can watch for now.
New Season 2 Trailer from South East Asia Major 2019!
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SEA Major 2019 is happening right now, and Namco Bandai has released two new trailers. The firstly one being a new preview for season 2 of SOULCALIBUR VI with new moves on several characters. The second trailer is simply an announcement from Motohiro Okubo himself, apologizing for not being able to attend SEA because of the Typhoon. He goes on to tell us to expect some more during the World's Invitational on November 2 in Las Vegas. Something tells me a new character trailer will be coming soon.

Namco Bandai and Allied eSports Announce the Soulcalibur Wolrd Invitational!
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Namco Bandai and Allied eSports just dropped a trailer to their invitational tournament taking place this November at the HyperX eSports Arena in the Luxor, Las Vegas. The tournament will include seven players who previously qualified at other events. There will also be a last chance qualifier for the final eight spot. The last chance qualifier will be open to 128 players only, will take place the day before the World Invitational.

More information about the event can be found on Allied eSport's website at: soulcaliburworldinvitational.com