During Microsoft’s E3 conference, Katsuhiro Harada, producer of the Tekken games, confirmed that Tekken 7 will launch early 2017.
This will also mark the franchise’s debut on PC, as it releases alongside a PS4 and Xbox One version.
As you can see in the E3 trailer, Tekken 7 will feature Street Fighter’s own Akuma, along with 29 other characters. 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!
“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.