Shaheen Character Added to Tekken 7 Game's Roster

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Saudi Arabian character is available to play in game scheduled for release in February in Japan

Tekken 7 producer Katsuhiro Harada announced on Twitter that a new character Shaheen (seen above) from Saudi Arabia will join the game's roster. He also wrote, "We've [sic] more characters."

Previously-announced characters include Lucky Chloe, Claudio and Katarina. However, Harada wrote on his Twitter account that Lucky Chloe will only be available in the European and Japanese versions of the game.

Tekken 7 will utilize the Unreal Engine 4, and the new "Power Crash" and "Rage Arts" game systems. "Power Crash" will allow a counter attack in the middle of an opponent's attack. "Rage Arts" is a special power crash that can be invoked while in rage mode.

The arcade version ran a location test in early October began its second round of location testing on November 22 and 23 in select locations in Japan. The game is scheduled for release in February.

[Via Hachima Kikō]

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