Leading interactive entertainment company BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe today announced that TEKKEN 7 will be released on Xbox One, and for the very first time for the franchise, on PC platforms in addition to the already announced PlayStation®4 version.
With more than 45 million games sold across the world and a huge fan database, the TEKKEN franchise is an all-time favourite now spanning over 20 years. With TEKKEN 7, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and BANDAI NAMCO Studios will enter a new chapter thanks to a series of enhancements, reworks and new features together with the biggest move-set list to date, all added to the highly appreciative game series DNA.
As previously revealed, TEKKEN 7 will feature more than 30 characters (including brand new ones), among them a notable invitee: Akuma from the Street Fighter-series! The demon himself known for his shoto-style moves seems to be close to Kazumi, Heihachi’s wife. With this addition, players will be able to unveil the concluding story of the Mishima family!
For the first time ever, the feud between the Mishima Zaibatsu and the G Corporation will be powered by Unreal Engine 4. With this move, BANDAI NAMCO Studios will provide intense fighting moments to players of all ranks thanks to stunning cinematics woven into gameplay.
“TEKKEN is well-known across the world for its amazing gameplay mechanics, but also storyline. With TEKKEN 7, fans will discover the epic conclusion to this saga. BANDAI NAMCO Studios is utilizing the latest technologies in order to bring a high quality game to players across all major platforms: PC, Xbox One and PlayStation®4. Don’t forget: whether it’s in Tekken 7 or in real life, all fights are personal! Prepare to get in the arena.” Delphine Janczak, Brand Manager at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe
In celebration of TEKKEN 7’s announcement for the Xbox One, TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT™ 2 will be free to download for a limited time for Xbox Live Gold members starting June 13, 2016 at 20:00 CEST and ending on June 21, 2016 at 12:00 CEST. The game can be downloaded via the Xbox One console, Xbox 360 console, and Xbox.com website. TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 can also be enjoyed on the Xbox One via backward compatibility. For more information on Xbox One Backward Compatibility, please visit http://www.xbox.com/xbox-one/backward-compatibility.
Starting early 2017, players will experience the next generation of fighting games with TEKKEN 7 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One & PC and get ready to spice up the fight through innovative and balanced battle mechanisms. Power is everything!