Namco Bandai has announced that it will be bringing its weapons based fighting game Soul Calibur to the App Store this week. Soul Calibur was originally launched in arcades back in 1998 and has also been available for the Sega Dreamcast and more recently the Xbox 360.

The iOS port of the classic arcade and Dreamcast fighting game features all 19 fighters and a mode list that includes arcade battle, time attack, survival, extra survival, practice and museum modes. Of these, time attack, survival and extra survival are compatible with Game Center's Leader Boards.

The game should be released on January 19th which is this Thursday. The app will be available as a universal binary so expect beautiful visuals on all platforms. No information on the cost of the app so far but we will let you know as soon as we hear anymore.

Source: Andriasang