The Soulcalibur series has a long history of including unique guest characters, with Ezio Auditore from Assassin’s Creed, Yoda from Star Wars and in the latest game, Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher all making appears. That trend isn’t slowing down, as a surprise announcement today revealed that a special character from NieR: Automata was arriving, as 2B is coming to Soulcalibur VI!

Here’s the announcement trailer for 2B in Soulcalibur VI

Mission: eliminate hostile entity known as Soul Edge.
2B from NieR: Automata joins the battle of souls and swords in SOULCALIBUR VI! Wielding her signature swords, the combat android will keep on fighting until her task is completed. Coming soon!

2B comes with an alternate costume, her own theme music, her own stage and more:

No exact release date or window has been announced however, the fact that it is “coming soon” indicates gamers won’t have to wait long. If you’d like to learn more about NieR: Automata, you can read my review right here.

Soulcalibur VI has quite an impressive roster and it’s just keeping on growing. The game is available right now on PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One. If you’d like to check out my thoughts on Soulcalibur VI, you can read my hands-on impressions of the game right here.