As many know, TEKKEN is a franchise that has stood against the ticking clock of time and remains one of the most original, and one of the most carefully created fighters to date. Featuring realistic fight mechanics, in-depth combo systems, and unique fighting-styles for each of the playable characters; it is a game franchise that stands up against any other available. It is a game franchise that remains unique in what it is and continues to do so without question.
Today, our friends at Bandai Namco have announced that one of the worlds largest fighting games in history has now officially partnered with Twitch, which serves as the biggest social video platform in the online world to this date. The platform will allow for the TEKKEN World Tour to exist. The event will be managed and streamed exclusively by the social stremaing platform, and will encompass TEKKEN Tournamens around the world. This tournament will seek the best of the best from the endearing fans that play the game. These players will go on to take part in the TEKKEN World Finals this November in North America.
The event will kick-off starting on June 16th and will run from June 18th at the CEO Fighting Game Champions while stopping in locations such as Orlando, FL, Dallas, TX, Orange, CA, and many more to come. For those of you who are unable to attend the live tournaments, you will have a chance to compete through the official online tournaments. More details about that portion will follow soon, so stay tuned in as we await those news.
Last, but not least, our friends at Bandai Namco have announced that there will be a cash purse involved within the TEKKEN World Tour. What tournament isn’t complete without such a thing? For those looking to know how much the prize is worth will be astonished to know that the prizes will be worth over $200,000 USD along with bragging rights.
The TEKKEN World Tour will kick-off in the U.S. on June 16-18 at the CEO Fighting Game Championships with additional stops in Orlando, FL, Dallas, TX, Orange, CA, and more. Players that are not able to attend live tournaments will be able to complete through official online tournaments with more details to be shared soon on the TEKKEN World Tour website. Lastly, a tournament is not a tournament unless there’s a cash purse involved and the TEKKEN World Tour has that covered with over $200,000 in prize money up for grabs along with limitless bragging rights and glory.
You can check out the full trailer for the World Tour below:
For more information on TEKKEN World Tour, visit the official website at http://tekkenworldtour.com
TEKKEN 7 is set to release on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.
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