Good at “TEKKEN?” Prove it at the “TEKKEN 7 Tournament 2016”

By Staff  |  05/19/2016

TEKKEN 7

If you think you're good at TEKKEN, here's your shot at proving it against the best players around the country.

Bandai NAMCO announced this week the TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 -- North America, scheduled to hit major cities throughout the rest of the year ... leading up to the home console release of TEKKEN 7.

The tournament will bring together the top TEKKEN players from around the country for the largest ever TEKKEN tournament in North America. It takes place through 17 different cities across the United States and Canada with the top players earning bragging rights and cash prizes.

The nationwide tournament series is the only place in North America for fans to experience the arcade version of TEKKEN 7.

"The TEKKEN series is a cornerstone of the fighting game community and continues to evolve and advance the genre forward with each installment," said Katsuhiro Harada, Director of TEKKEN Project at Bandai NAMCO. "I'm excited to see what the North American TEKKEN community is made of as they compete over the next seven months in the TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 in North America."

The TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America began in February at Wizard World in Portland, OR and will continue through November 6 at the Wizard World Comic Con and Gaming Tour in Pittsburgh, PA.

Tournaments will be held at Wizard World Comic Con and Gaming Tour sites and key fighting game circuit cities. Each tournament event will feature a prize pool of $3,000 with a final prize pool of $20,000 at the TEKKEN 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 – North America finals. For more info, click here.