NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today KO’d TEKKEN fans with the announcement that TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 will be coming to home consoles worldwide for the holiday season in 2012.
The highly-anticipated sequel to 2000’s legendary TEKKEN Tag Tournament, TEKKEN Tag Tournament 2 is being brought to home consoles with all of the action seen in the arcades along with unique content and features that won’t be seen anywhere else, making for the most feature-rich title in the history of the TEKKEN franchise. The game will come loaded with a slate of new features not available in the existing arcade version found in Japan, including online functionality that has been comprehensively reworked in direct response to fan feedback as well as a host of all-new features that have yet to be revealed.
“We have heard the voices of our most dedicated fans directly at various fighting game tournaments and through our social media channels.” said Katsuhiro Harada, TEKKEN Project Director at NAMCO BANDAI GAMES Inc. “As TEKKEN is the top-selling fighting game franchise worldwide, we know that expectations for the widely anticipated sequel to TEKKEN Tag Tournament are high, and we are confident that we will deliver what fans have been asking for and even more.”
“The original TEKKEN Tag Tournament is one of the most popular entries in the entire TEKKEN franchise, which has sold 40 million units worldwide to date, so this long-awaited follow-up is an exciting moment for both NAMCO BANDAI Games and for the fans,” said Carlson Choi, vice president of marketing, NAMCO BANDAI Games America. “With such high expectations, Harada-san and the whole team have something special up their sleeves that will give the fighting game community something very big to look forward to for next year that no one will want to miss.”