Pokkén Tournament Game's Arcade Version Ends Online Service in March 2019

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Arcade game launched in Japan in July 2015

Bandai Namco Amusement's website for the Pokkén Tournament fighting game announced on Wednesday that the game's arcade version will end online services as of March 25 at 2:00 a.m.

The game's countrywide battle mode and the first time tutorial service will both end with the online service ending. The paid "Pokken Rendō WEB" companion website will also end at the same time and all its content will become unusable.

Nintendo and Bandai Namco Games launched the original Pokkén Tournament game in Japanese arcades in July 2015.

Bandai Namco Entertainment and Nintendo released the fighting game on the Wii U in North America, Europe, and Japan in March 2016. A version for the Nintendo Switch titled Pokkén Tournament DX launched in September 2017.

Source: Pokkén Tournament game's website via Hachima Kikō

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