'Tekken 7' Release Date, News & Update: Xbox One, PS4, PC Versions Coming! Does The Addition Of Akuma Ignites A 'Street Fighter,' 'Tekken' Crossover

By Jeanne Anne , Updated Jun 24, 2016 08:59 AM EDT
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The game aficionados have been long waiting for the release of "Tekken 7" in game consoles. Fortunately, at the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo 2016, Bandai Namco finally gave more details about the future of the ninth installment in the "Tekken" series.

Video Game Consoles Version

"Tekken 7" had been first released in Arcade in Japan on Feb. 18, 2015, and it will soon have its Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 versions in early 2017.

Bandai Namco also revealed that "Tekken 7" will be available for PC through Stream.

Bandai Namco announced that "Tekken 7" will arrive with a new story mode at E3 2016 and gave a glimpse of its new teaser clips, Ecumenical News reported.

'Tekken 7' Trailer

The new "Tekken 7" trailer seen at E3 2016 revealed the fight of Akuma, who is known from "Street Fighter" series, and Heihachi Mishima.

It was quickly assumed that Akuma and Heihachi Mishima would be allies in "Tekken 7" that would be later found out in its release.

Of course, the new video of "Tekken 7" made the fans more excited for the coming of the new installment.

In fact, they were fascinated with more enhanced graphics and smooth cinematic-style fights of "Tekken 7." The cinematic experience will be noted when a player cut and contradict an attack.

The Gameplay

South China Morning Post noted that in "Tekken 7" gameplay, Akuma played perfectly like he does in "Street Fighter."

The Mishima story teased that Akuma needs to accomplish a sworn promised to Kazumi in "Tekken 7."

In the battle of Akuma and Heihachi Mishima, it gave a glimpse of a few changes to "Tekken 7" battle system.

'Street Fighter,' 'Tekken' Crossover

Meanwhile, the hopes of having a crossover of "Street Fighter" and "Tekken" are once again bustling with the addition of Akuma in "Tekken 7."

To recall, the crossover which was supposed to be titled "Tekken X Street Fighter" in opposite of Capcom's "Street Fighter X Tekken" never really ignite and so, the latter didn't even come to life.

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