Free-to-play titles Ace Combat Infinity & Soulcalibur: Lost Swords have been pushed back to 2014, Namco Bandai has announced.

The two games had previously been expected to launch on PlayStation 3 this year.

An update on Ace Combat Infinity's Japanese website (translated by Google) states that the "official service that had been scheduled to start in 2013 will be changed to start in 2014". A Japanese beta for the game concluded yesterday.

Gematsu also claims that the two titles have been delayed in order to "provide a better quality product". has contacted Namco Bandai UK for an update on the games' UK release.