Free DLC characters available at launch for "Tekken Tag Tournament 2"

By Althea Benloss , Updated May 25, 2012 01:48 PM EDT

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is the 10th installment in the "Tekken" fighting game series. NAMCO Bandai Games recently announced its list of free DLC characters available at the launch for the new game.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will reveal the largest roster of fighters in "Tekken" history and fans that placed their pre-orders with Amazon and BestBuy will gain access to the Michelle Chang and Angel characters. Players that placed their pre-orders through Gamestop will have exclusive access to fighters Kunimitsu and Ancient Ogre, in addition to Michelle Chang and Angel.

In a press release, Vice President of Marketing at Namco Bandai Games America Inc., Carlson Choi stated, "Namco Bandai Games Inc. is working closely with retailers to secure exciting pre-order opportunities for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and deliver premium bonus character content to Tekken fans on launch day. We're excited to unveil our exclusive pre-order partners for these well-known Tekken characters and hope to reveal even more exciting content in the near future."

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will feature a one-on-one fighting and solo fighter vs. tag-team battle. Additional modes include Pair Play, in which four players can each control a character in the ultimate team battle and the new Fight Lab mode, which allows players to customize the moves and appearance of their training partner known as Combot.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is expected to be released on September 11, 2012 in North America on PlayStation 3 and Xbox consoles.

For more information on this franchise, visit TEKKEN's website.

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