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Oh no! Fuck you Bandai Namco with your weird prices on your weird definitive versions of Tekken 7.

Fans are now able to purchase the Tekken 7 Originals Edition and Tekken 7 Definitive Edition, which includes most of the DLC fighters and all of the DLC fighters, respectively, but each one also comes with a surprisingly high price. The Originals Edition will run you $99.99 on consoles, while the Definitive Edition costs a whopping $119.99, and fans are feeling like these prices don’t quite hit the mark of what a “complete” edition is supposed to be.

Seriously, what is up with Tekken 7’s Originals Edition and Definitive Edition pricing?

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Tekken 7 Originals Edition and Tekken 7 Definitive Edition have been announced by Bandai Namco. This heavily implies that the development for Tekken 7 DLC content has fully wrapped up.

Both editions are noted to be “digital only” for the Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam. The Originals Edition version of the game can be picked up for $89.99 while the Definitive Edition is priced at $109.99.

Tekken 7 Originals Edition is similar to the European Tekken 7 Legendary Edition, but there are some differences. Most of the DLC fighters are included, but there are some omissions in terms of the 3rd parties.

The characters that come with Tekken 7 Originals Edition are Eliza, Anna Williams, Lei Wulong, Craig Marduk, Armor King, Julia Chang, Zafina, Ganryu, Leroy Smith, Fahkumram, Kunimitsu and Lidia Sobieska. This version of the game also comes with the frame data feature that was previously implemented as paid DLC.

Notably, Tekken 7 Originals Edition includes 4 more characters over the European Legendary Edition. These fighters are Eliza, Leroy Smith, Fahkumram and Lidia Sobieska.

However, it’s the Tekken 7 Definitive Edition that’s apparently intended to function as a complete package for Tekken 7. All third party characters that were omitted from the Tekken 7 Legendary Edition and Tekken 7 Originals Edition have been included.

In addition to the DLC characters that the Originals Edition adds to Tekken 7, the Definitive Edition also get Geese Howard from Fatal Fury, Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy 15 and Negan from the Walking Dead.

Notably, since Akuma from Capcom’s Street Fighter series is included in Tekken 7’s base roster, he’s still playable in Tekken 7 Legendary Edition and Tekken 7 Originals Edition.

Tekken 7 Definitive Edition also comes with Ultimate Tekken Bowl mode, Frame Data Display, the Cave of Enlightenment stage, the Vermillion Gates stage, the Island Paradise stage, alternate costumes released in Season 1 and customization sets from all 4 seasons.

#EVO2021 ONLINE

EVO 2021 ONLINE | Détails

Tournament Rules | Evo 2021 Online

General Rules | Evo 2021 Online

Introducing the Evo Community Series’ PlayStation 4 Tournaments – PlayStation.Blog

The Evolution Championship Series (Evo for short) represents the largest and longest-running fighting game tournaments in the world. Evo brings together the best of the best from around the world in a dazzling exhibition of skill and hype competition, as players and fans gather to witness the action and crown a champion. Our tournaments are about more than just winning. Evo is open to anyone, offering unique opportunities to meet people from different countries and different walks of life who share the same passion. Established champions face off against unknown newcomers, and new rivals meet up and become old friends.

The tournaments will include Tekken 7, Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, Guilty Gear Strive, and Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate (NA, LATAM, and Europe only) and will take place over Friday to Saturday on the weekends of August 6-8th and August 13-15th. We look forward to featuring some of the best FGC talent the world has to offer and hope you’ll join us!

INTRODUCTION

EVO 2021 ONLINE is a series of tournament events. The Tournament Group reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Rules, provided that any changes are effective immediately and will be made available on the Tournament Website, which each Player hereby agrees to periodically visit and check for any changes, updates, or additions to these Rules. These Rules, including any additional terms or conditions incorporated by reference herein, sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between the Tournament Group and Player with respect to Player’s participation in the Tournament.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT & RULES

Latest Version. The latest version update of the Game will be used for Tournament play, including any new characters and balance updates.

Double Elimination. The Tournament will be played out as a Double Elimination competition. In a “Double Elimination” competition, Players compete in Match Sets and advance starting from the Winner’s side of the Tournament (the “Winner’s Bracket”). If a Player loses a Match Set while on the Winner’s Bracket, that Player will move to the Loser’s side of the Tournament (the “Loser’s Bracket”). If a Player loses a Match Set while on the Loser’s Bracket, thus receiving their second loss, that Player is eliminated and will no longer advance in the Tournament.

Match Sets. All “Match Sets” will be Best-of-Three, except for the Winner’s Finals, Loser’s Finals, and Grand Finals, of which will be Best-of-Five. In a “Best-of-X” the first Player to win the majority of “X” number of Matches is declared the winner of the Match Set, and any Matches that have not been played at that point will not be played. In a Best-of-Three, for example, the first Player to win two (2) Matches will be immediately declared the winner of the Match Set. The winner of a single Match is determined when the Game awards the win to that Player or upon the opponent causing a Match Disruption or other violation of the Rules as determined by the Tournament Group.

Winner Lock Rules. Players must comply with the “Winner Lock Rules” listed for each title in section (n) below

Player Options. Prior to commencement of a Match Set, Players may exercise the following options:

Button Check. Players may request a Button Check where they may use the beginning of the first round of a match to check that buttons on a controller are working and that match connectivity is adequate. After this check, Players must immediately finish the match with one (1) Player holding forward for the remainder of the rounds to quickly return to the lobby and then begin commencement of the official Match Set. If the Tournament Group determines that Players are playing against each other as if it were an official Match during a “Button Check”, that match is subject to be recognized as an official Match instead.

Double K.O. In the event of a tied Match declared by a “Double K.O.” on the Game screen, the Match will not be scored and both Players will replay the tied Match with the same character selections and stage.

Grand Finals. The “Grand Finals” of a Double Elimination competition is a Match Set series comprised of up to two (2) Best-of-Five Match Sets between the final two (2) Players left in the Tournament: the highest advancing Player from the Winner’s Bracket, and the highest advancing Player from the Loser’s Bracket. In the event the Player from the Winner’s Bracket wins the first Best-of-Five Match Set, the Grand Finals immediately ends, giving the Player from the Loser’s Bracket their second loss to be eliminated from the Tournament. The Player from the Winner’s Bracket is then declared the Grand Champion for the Tournament. In the event the Player from the Loser’s Bracket wins the first Best-of-Five Match Set, thereby giving the Player from the Winner’s Bracket their first loss, a second Best-of-Five Match Set will be played (the “Grand Finals Reset”). Players may select new characters and exercise any Player Options for this new Match Set. The Player that wins this final Match Set, thereby giving the other Player their second loss to be eliminated from the Tournament, is declared the Grand Champion.

PlayStation Tournaments Evo 2021 Online Side Tournaments

DatesJuly 8 to Aug. 3
RegionsNorth America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Asia, Japan
Prizing$35,000 global prize pool
Featured titlesBlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON, Skullgirls 2nd Encore, Soulcalibur VI, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]
Rules & eligibilityActive PS Plus membership required. Must be 16+ and a member of an eligible country.**** Void where prohibited. See full rules

‘#Tekken7 has gone on long enough’ – Katsuhiro Harada

‘Tekken 7 has gone on long enough’ – Katsuhiro Harada gets questioned on the future of the fighting game series

Bandai Namco appears to be teasing some sort of Tekken-related announcement for this weekend

“I can’t answer, but there is one thing I can say. Tekken 7 has gone on long enough,” said Harada in response.

If we were to take that statement at face value, that certainly sounds like Bandai Namco is moving on from the game though that may not end up being the case after all.

Harada goes on to tell the story about how Tekken 7 was originally planned to only receive two seasons of content. Sales were so strong, however, that they decided to keep asking the company to make more.

“Well, this has been going on for a very long time,” said Harada. “It’s really profitable even after the second year. Considering the development cost, the profit is massive. We recovered all of that development cost in the first two months of sales.”

It’s definitely easy to see that creating characters in an already established game system is way simpler and cheaper to make compared to something brand new, which fighting game and pretty much all developers have shifted towards this past console generation.

The face of Tekken’s dev team doesn’t say whether he’s asked Bandai Namco to make a Season 5 for Tekken 7, but does pretty much imply that he could make it happen if that’s what they want to do.

“If I asked the president if I can make the next one, he definitely couldn’t say ‘no’ to me,” said Harada.

Bandai Namco appears to be gearing up to answer that question in some fashion, as they’ve been teasing a Tekken-related announcement in a series of tweets that points to a reveal coming this weekend.

Starting on Wednesday, May 19, Bandai Namco’s eSports account began posting short clips with the number “3”.

This led some fans to speculate that something like Tekken Tag Tournament 3 may be en route, but it just looks to be a countdown considering they posted another yesterday with the number two.

The most likely outcome of said countdown is that the publisher is planning to reveal the next season of the Tekken World Tour, especially since all of the clips were from previous tournament events.

Judging by the countdown of days, Bandai Namco will probably be making the announcement tomorrow, May 22, evening.

pic.twitter.com/vgloGsbviW— Bandai Namco Esports (@BNEesports) May 21, 2021

And finally:

The new TEKKEN Online Challenge Season is here! Dojo events kick off the season starting from June 1st, and be on the look out for the first Masters events beginning in August! #TOC2021 Visit http://tekkenworldtour.com for more information!

New #Tekken7 fighter appears (launch trailer / pictures / infos)

Tekken 7 DLC character Lidia Sobieska launches March 23 – Gematsu

Tekken 7’s Polish prime minister, Lidia Sobieska, kicks ass in her new trailer

Lidia Sobieska’s Tekken 7 gameplay revealed in latest trailer

Tekken 7 Season 4 downloadable content character Lidia Sobieska, the previously teased new character from Poland, will launch on March 23 alongside the “Island Paradise” stage, Bandai Namco announced.

It appears that Lidia Sobieska’s default appearance has her appearing dressed in casual fighting attire. Despite being seen wearing business clothes in the sneak peek, Lidia doesn’t normally fight like this.

A scar can be seen on Lidia’s left eye. It’s unknown how she got this scar, but it potentially has something to do with Mishima Zaibatsu as members of the Mishima family are shown to be prominent opponents in her trailer.

The Island Paradise stage will also be releasing on March 23, 2021. We can get a quick look at this stage during the reveal trailer.

The Season 4 Pass can be acquired for $14.99. Players will gain access to Kunmitisu and Lidia as playable characters, as well as the Vermillion Gates and Island Paradise stages.

Sony has acquired the Evolution Championship Series

Sony buys Evo fighting games tournament, schedules Evo Online 2021 – Polygon

Evo was just picked up by Sony Interactive Entertainment and RTS

PlayStation Buys Evo Fighting Game Championship Series, Announces 2021 Event Dates, Nintendo Comments – IGN

SIE Blog – English – The latest in news and updates from Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony Interactive Entertainment and new esports venture RTS have jointly acquired the Evolution Championship Series

Sony’s statement said the Cannons will “ensure that Evo remains a one-of-a-kind, grassroots competitive platform for fighting game players and fans around the globe.” None of the parties to the deal revealed the cost of the acquisition, and Sony and Endeavor are likewise silent on their stakes and ownership split in the RTS venture.

Evo Online will take place Aug. 6-8 and Aug. 13-15 as an open format tournament, offering free entry to players in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The tournament lineup features Tekken 7, Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition, Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, and Guilty Gear Strive, which launches in June.

“We want to reaffirm that harassment or abuse of any kind has no place within Evo or any of our future events, and we’re taking every precaution to make sure members of our community will always be treated with the respect, dignity, and decency you deserve,” reads the letter.

Also very important to note. @EVO is still open to all platforms. The teams at PlayStation and RTS are enabling us to continue working with our community to support fighting games. https://t.co/NKMQUSvkfj— Mark Julio (マークマン) (@MarkMan23) March 18, 2021

Kunimitsu Joins Tekken 7

Kunimitsu Joins Tekken 7 Game as Part of 4th Season Pass – News – Anime News Network

Battle balance updates, new moves for all characters, Tekken Prowess, and online play enhancements, that is coming soon. Real soon, this next spring. Kunimitsu is a very enigmatic character, speaking few words and revealing little of her personality. However, it can be deduced from her actions when she part of the Manji Clan that she is a cold, selfish person with a greed for riches and valuables. Despite this, Kunimitsu does not seem to be completely heartless, as she seems to have a fondness for her grandfather who, in turn, was welcoming to her after she returned from her time spent with the Manji Clan. It is implied that her daughter looks up to her, as her daughter goes after Yoshimitsu after learning of Kunimitsu’s pursuit of his sword long ago.

Kunimitsu | Tekken Wiki | Fandom

Tekken 7 Season Pass 4

New moves, new fighters? and all the usual but the best part that should be in every fighting games, you can see if the opponnent is playing with a wired or a Wi-Fi connection and accept it or not, why the hell it’s not on each and every fighting games right now.