News August 3rd, 2020

TEKKEN 7 ONLINE CHALLENGE EXHIBITION SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED ALONG WITH NEW UPDATE

New updates and online tournaments for TEKKEN 7 were announced this past Friday during the historic Japanese Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable event.

The TEKKEN Online Challenge will begin with a pre-event tournament open to US West residents on August 15th, and a series of exhibition matches on August 16th. Sign-ups are currently open on smash.gg at the following link: https://smash.gg/tournament/tekken-online-challenge-pre-event-open-tournament. Following the pre-event will be 10 regional open tournament and exhibition weekend events starting on September 12th and running through the rest of the year. .

More information regarding the open and exhibition events can be found on the TEKKEN World Tour websites: https://tekkenworldtour.com/

The new announcements coming out of the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable for TEKKEN 7:

Get ready for the next battle with Season 4 of TEKKEN 7! Season 4 will include a balance update that will give new moves to all characters and provide an overall better online experience with online play enhancements. We’ll share more information about TEKKEN 7 Season 4 at a later date, but we’ll give you a taste of what’s to come today in a new trailer.

Bud Light Joins as Sponsor of TEKKEN 7 and SOULCALIBUR VI Esports Events in 2020

In addition to the TEKKEN and SOULCALIBUR Online Challenges, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. and Bud Light are coming together for the second year of the Bud Light Beer League with tournaments for TEKKEN and SOULCALIBUR. “Bud Light is excited to partner with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., TEKKEN, and SOULCALIBUR to grow our relationship in its 2nd year through the Bud Light Beer League and integration into their online events. We look forward to bringing new experiences to TEKKEN & SOULCALIBUR fans and the fighting game community,” said Joe Barnes, Director for Bud Light Sports Marketing.

ASTRO Gaming Joins as Official Audio Partner of TEKKEN 7 and SOULCALIBUR VI Esports Events in 2020

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. is also proud to announce a continued partnership with ASTRO Gaming as the Official Audio Partner of the TEKKEN Online Challenge and SOULCALIBUR Online Challenge. ASTRO will provide special edition headsets for our casters to use while broadcasting their matches, as well as customized ASTRO A40 TR Headsets and ASTRO Apparel for tournament champions and giveaway winners. We would like to thank ASTRO Gaming for their continued support of the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. esports and fighting game community. Stay tuned for more surprises from ASTRO and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. later this year.