Tekken 7 adds Kuma and Panda, online tournaments

The bears return.

Tekken 7

Kuma and Panda will return as playable characters in Tekken 7, and the game will support online tournaments, Bandai Namco announced.

Get the details below.

Kuma

As Heihachi Mishima’s pet, Kuma joins his master into the Tekken Force. He proves his unfailing loyalty by trying to protect the Mishima Zaibatsu while he was believing his master was dead. Defeated by Jin Kazama, he finally found Heihachi again and became one of the most essential member of the Tekken Force.

Panda

Panda is Ling Xiaoyu’s pet and bodyguard. After the disappearance of Jin Kazama, Xiaoyu set out to find him, totally ignoring the dangers it involved. Worrying for his master as she never returned from her journey, Panda ran after her to bring her to her senses.

Online Tournament Mode

The new Online Tournament Mode will allow players to participate and create their own online tournaments they will enjoy with 7 other participants. Among the many features implemented in this new mode, players will find single and double elimination options, secured entrance for tournament with passwords as well as a Spectator Mode. As the outcome of the tournament, contestants will win in-game content such as fight money and various items.

Tekken 7 is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in early 2017.

Watch the announcement trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.

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