Tekken 7 Adds Josie Rizal, Jin, Devil Jin to Roster
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bandai Namco Games unveiled three new characters for its Tekken 7 fighting game on Sunday. Josie Rizal is a new series character, a model and martial artist from the Philippines. Mari Shimazaki (Bayonetta) designed the character. Jin and Devil Jin are returning characters from the series.
Bandai Namco Games will add Jin to the arcade version of the game on March 31, and Devil Jin on April 7. They have not given a date for Josie Rizal.
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. Bandai Namco Games launched the game in Japanese arcades on March 18.