Namco Bandai Japan announced the Japanese version of Soul Calibur V will be released on the PS3 and Xbox 360 on the 2nd February in Japan priced at ¥8,380.
The first print run will get two bonus items as free DLC. Dampierre as a playable character and Dark Knight and White Knight creation parts. To coincide with the release date, MadCatz Japan also announced a couple of Japanese releases for the Soul Calibur themed arcade sticks. The Soul Calibur V Arcade Fight Sticks Soul Edition will be released on the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 on the 2nd February priced ¥16,800.