Platform(s): XBOX ONE, Windows, PlayStation 4, Arcade
Release date: March 2015 (Published by Bandai Namco Entertainment)
Tekken 7 published bye Bandai Namco Entertainment is actually the Ninth installment of the series. It is using the "Un Real" engine to power it. It is the same engine company that street fighter V is using. It had a controlled release in 2015 in Japan. Then an updated version was released in 2016 with updated content, expansions, new characters and items. That same version was officially released in June 2017 for Windows, PS4 and Xbox one. Game play has new mechanisms that have been introduced and the main focus is on 1 on 1 competition. It has a first and second power crush mode that allows the player to continue attacking, even while being hit by the enemy. However, you can still receive damage from the enemy. There is a new "Rage Drive" that allows the player to empower special attacks by sacrificing their mode. There is a special Street Fighter guest character Akuma that has been added as well. In total, the game has 38 playable characters, 20 of them are available on default. The rest of them you can get over time. Eight of the characters are bran new. Bandai Namco also announced that downloadable characters will become available after launch.