Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia has announced the return of Tekken World Tour later this year. Bandai has also announced a new sales milestone for Tekken 7, selling over 9 million copies worldwide.
In commemoration of the special sales milestone, a special illustration was created by jbstyle, which you can see below:
Tekken World Tour 2022 Details
Put to a pause due to the pandemic, Tekken World Tour 2022 will be making a comeback starting on June 24, 2022. As an in-person event, players will be ranked through 16 Regional Leaderboards based upon their performances in key tournaments. From there, Regional Finals in most of the regions to pick the player that will represent their region to the TEKKEN World Tour Finals, which will be held in Europe in early 2023.
There will be several instances for players to climb the leaderboards:
- DOJO events
DOJO events can either be offline or online and open to all players around the world. However, only players from the same region than the event can earn points for their Regional Leaderboard. The number of points will vary depending on the size of the tournament.
- DOJO Prime events
These events will be similar to the DOJO events but will be financially supported by the TEKKEN World Tour and the number of points awarded will not be based on the number of participants. Tournament organizers can apply to have their event become a DOJO Prime event.
- MASTER events
Players will be able to freely participate and earn points in any MASTER event all across the world. These events are officially supported and will bring more points for the regional leaderboard. MASTER Events are:
- CEO (Daytona Beach, FL, United States) – June 24th – 26th 2022
- EVO (Las Vegas, NV, United States. EVO will be a MASTER+ event, awarding more points to participants) – August 5th – 7th 2022
- VSFighting (Birmingham, United Kingdom) August 19th – 21st 2022
- RevMajor (Manila, Philippines) – September 17th – 18th 2022
- The Mix Up (Lyon, France) – October 1st & 2nd 2022
Are you ready for the next battle?