Soulcalibur's roster has certainally grown over the years, though obviously old characters often need to be retired to make room for new ones, such as Aeon and Xiba. However fresh these new faces may be however, their fighting styles seem based in some traditional Soulcalibur movesets. Aeon for instance, appears to be a clone of Lizardman. While staff-wielding Xiba is obviously our new Kilik impersonator.
Check out the screenshots below and decide for yourself whether you'll be playing as these newbies, or sticking with a veteran.