Tekken 7 is out in June with a collector's edition

Chris Carter

Having been in this industry a long time, I'm used to blocking off basically all of June as "the E3 month. " Everything to be around that time frame is "before E3" (BE3! ) or "after E3," and in this case, I'll have a few good weeks with Tekken 7 before the big event actually starts. Yep, after months of waiting around in an attempt to figure out when Tekken 7 would actually hit home consoles, Bandai Namco has announced this morning that it will arrive on June 2 on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. I am legally obligated to inform you that the Switch was not mentioned, even though the Wii U got Tekken Tag 2. So, details! It'll have a collector's edition (which you can view below), as well as a season pass with "new characters, stages, a new mode, costumes, and a bonus '35-piece' costume pack.

" The pre-order bonus is Eliza the vampire from Tekken Revolution (that free-to-play thing you probably forgot about). If you're pre-ordering on Xbox One, you'll get a free copy of Tekken 6, which is backward compatible with the system. On PS4 you'll get legacy costumes for King, Xiaoyu and Jin, as well as a Jukebox mode. It all checks out like a typical Bandai Namco release -- DLC and pre-order bonuses coming out the ears. Now, we wait to see if the console version is any good. I'll be mainlining Akuma once it hits. Read more…

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