Online Battles are battles the player fights online against other players. Soulcalibur IV, Soulcalibur V, Soulcalibur VI, and Soulcalibur II HD Online are the only ones in the series that have online battles. Players can play ranked matches or unranked matches which is called players matches. In ranked matches, the player is ranked on how many wins and losses they have in their record. The player also levels up in ranked matches. Unranked matches are called player matches, the player is not ranked on how many wins and losses they have. They also don't level up in player matches. Modes available online include "Standard Versus" where players fight without using skills and "Special Versus" where players fight with skills enabled.