Tekken 7 U.S. Release Date For PS4 and Xbox One: New Characters Added, Six Locations Confirmed

( [email protected] ) Jul 31, 2015 12:20 PM EDT
Tekken 7
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Tekken 7

Tekken 7 arcade may have been released in Japan, but many gamers in the U.S. have not yet gotten their hands on the latest entry in the Tekken franchise. Happily, Tekken 7 is available at a handful of arcade locations throughout the United States. Meanwhile, the ETA for the home console version remains unknown. In the sections below, we will look at what we know so far.

Six U.S. Locations Confirmed

As part of the first phase, Bandai Namco has selected six U.S. sites as part of localization test. Those sites were confirmed on the official Tekken Facebook page. Here are the locations:

Dave and Buster's New York
234 W. 42nd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10036

Dave and Buster's Dallas
9450 North Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75231

Dave and Buster's Milpitas
940 Great Mall Dr.
Milpitas, CA 95035

Round One Puente Hills Mall
1600 S.Azusa Ave, Suite 285
City of Industry, CA 91748

Round One South Center Mall
2351 South Center Mall

Tukwila, WA 98188

Round One Stratford Mall
152 Stratford Square
Bloomingdale, IL 60191

Console Version Release Date Pending

There is still no word regarding when Tekken 7 will be released for the home console. Earlier in March, AttackoftheFanboy reported that the game is coming to the Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One.

As of yet, Bandai Namco has not confirmed whether Tekken 7 will be available for the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Tekken 7 arcade has been widely released in Japan.

New Characters Added

Tekken 7 is the first game in the series to be using the Unreal 4 engine. New characters include Lucky Chloe, Katarina Alves, Josie Rizal, Claudio Serafino, Gigas, Kazumi Mishima, Jack-7 and Shaheen.

Kazumi Mishima is Heihachi's wife and Kazuya's mother. Like her husband and offspring, Kazumi posesses the Devil Gene and the same fighting style. However, the character is able to summon tigers and levitate.

Tekken 7 adds a number of new nationalities namely in Shaheen from Saudi Arabia, Josie Rizal from the Philipinnes, and Claudio from Italy.