CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE – 4 April 2013 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today took the wraps off TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT™ , the first ever free-to-play game based on the TEKKEN universe offering explosive cross-platform online play.
The card-based battler is available now as a free downloadable app from the following stores:
The game is also available for instant free play in web browsers at http://www.card-tournament.com/tekken.
Check out the trailer for TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT at http://youtu.be/FUYiKuhm2CI
The seamless cross-platform play of TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT lets fighters challenge each other online no matter where they are or what device they’re using, whether it’s a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC. The game features the amazing 3D visuals players expect from TEKKEN, with electrifying turn-based card battling that’s fun right from the start and loaded with satisfying depth.
In TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT , players will customize their decks, use the fusion system to create new cards, then strategically chain Focus, Strike and Block moves to take down opponents with blistering KO combos. Train in solo play then challenge matched opponents around the world to climb the global rankings, with extra rewards to be won in themed contests and weekly battles. Have you got what it takes to become world champion?
Bringing real-world crossover to the online gameplay, physical booster packs of TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT Game Cards will go on sale in stores in early summer. With a total of 191 to collect, each card will feature a unique QR code to let the player instantly add the card to their digital in-game deck. Using the app on portable devices, players will be able to scan the character images to unleash Augmented Reality effects and bring the characters to life, with the ability to take cool snapshots.
TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT for smartphones, tablets and web browsers is available now via
Physical booster packs of TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT Game Cards are set to arrive in stores soon.
Created and published worldwide by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., the TEKKEN™ fighting game series is among the world’s most popular and well-known gaming brands with franchise sales of more than 40 million units to date. Originally a 1994 arcade game, subsequent titles have been released for almost all gaming platforms. The series is renowned for the visual style of its many characters including Heihachi Mishima, Jin Kazama, Anna Williams and Emilie De Rochefort (Lili), and for its martial arts-based combat set in the universe of the King of Iron Fist Tournament. For more information go to www.tekken.com.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.eu or www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.
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