I thought by "legacy costumes" you meant classic costumes from SE-SCIV, but yeah I guess they should've include stuff from SCV more too. Maybe the bad reception it got from fans has something to do with it?i dont see why that would be... lost swords and scv are the same engine
I assume they'll focus on her being a foreigner ("daughter of savages") rather than having a Japanized* outfit.
*does this word even exist?
They still acknowledge that she had black hair. They gave her little black streaks to show she dyed it to fit in.I just think it's a shame that it feels like they're trying to pretend like Setsuka's SC3 look never happened
I usually don't like when you take big hot takes without explaining things, but here I agree in most of you said and hopes it will happen like this!Tekken is always the flagship Namco fighter. Namco now giving SoulCalibur the attention it deserves after years of mismanagement. The people at Project Soul before Okubo didn't really have the passion to make SC great like Tekken. SCIII (PS2) was buggy & unbalanced. AE was not released on PS2 like Tekken 5 DR was released on PSP & PS3 PSN. SCIV balance was really terrible because Hilde & Algol were so broken they were never fixed in that game + lots of really underpowered characters like Tira, Yun-seong, Rock, & Mi-na. SCV with overbuffing Viola + Hilde & the final patch was just to nerf Leixia Double CE & not to toned down Hilde, Viola, & Pat. SCVI comes out and does well enough for a Season 2 + World Tour(Cancelled by COVID -19, but online version is coming in October.). SCVI is getting constant support for fixing bugs & glitches.
Sure, 4 months to get a DLC Character is long, but it's worth waiting for in the end. Some people are so impatient they attack Project Soul calling them "lazy", saying COVID -19 is an excuse & declare this game "dead" when a certain character isn't announced right away after looking at a Steam Datamine. Project Soul has learned to work for home just fine. Hwang fans have a badge of honor for waiting 15 years. Hwang is going to be a great Christmas present to them. I don't think Namco is going to leave Yun-seong fans out to dry. He might have a cameo in Hwang's Soul Chronicle. If Namco made SCVI & Tekken 7 get online versions of World Tours, I think SCVI Season 3 might happen.
Right so I'm probably gonna be in the minority saying this but while I'm very happy that Setsuka is back, I'm really not liking her new design for her for herself. Like I know her outfit will be useful for character creation but as for Setsuka herself, I feel like her new appearance is very underwhelming. I'm disappointed that they didn't use the SC3 black hair design as a template for this but I guess the only reason I feel this way is because I sorta grew up with SC3. Like I remember getting it when it first came out in 2005 and being completely enamored by Setsuka's design, it was so simple yet so striking to me and it became forever ingrained in my head. I probably wouldn't mind this new design if Soul Calibur 4 was my first ever Soul Calibur game but yeah. It even sucks that we're not getting her old SC3 for character creation and I wasn't really a big fan of her SC4 look outside of her hair + hair accessories and shoes so at least we're getting those for CAS lol
Again, I'm happy that she's back and I look forward to playing as her again and even more excitingly, I can't wait to finally be able to color her umbrella, specifically the "Ridicule" umbrella if she has it in the game because I've always wanted to see how it would look in all black or all purple but aside from that, I just think it's a shame that it feels like they're trying to pretend like Setsuka's SC3 look never happened which is sad because it really was a unique look for her in my opinion.
@Kai_lombax if you are a minority i belong in that minority as well. I'm with you, i really had my expectations on her SCIII look, because after all i grew up with that game and in the back of my mind it probably was the game that pleased me the most.
I'm afraid it might be as you said, that the devs teams actually want to forget her SCIII design, maybe they thought it's not a proper attire for the vision they have for Setsuka.
Even if i don't like all of that i have to agree they did a nice logical choice, her costume makes sense, she as european/foreigner atributes, her asian clothes indicate that she is travelling but also ready for battle. Which makes sense rather than a Geisha dress. Basically they had a good ideia and i had the wrong expectation.
But like @bagazstormy said, maybe that SCIII it's not lost,the Hairstyle and Geisha outfit will make sense if Setsuka later on meets Mitsurugi in Japan like the intro in SCIII.
Apart from that one of the things i thought today after checking her trailer was that i preferred that most of our 8wayrun group liked it and me not be inlove at first sight rather than the opposite. Things happened how they were supposed to and i'm grateful for that.