In anticipation of Tekken 7’s console launch, the Tekken 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 is heading to Southeast Asia to pit the best players against each other in a series of grueling matches. The competition is scheduled to hit the region between October and November, Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia announced.
The Tekken 7: The King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016 aims to round up the greatest fighters from Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia.
Players will be fighting not only for glory, but also the opportunity to represent their countries in the King of Iron Fist Finals in Japan, which is scheduled for December 10, 2016.
The tournament begins with the Singapore/Malaysia/Indonesia Qualifier from October 7 to 9, 2016. It will be part of the Game Start event in Singapore.
Lastly, we have the Thailand Qualifier on November 5, 2016. The contest will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, but the exact venue has yet to be revealed.
In addition to earning a spot in the King of Iron Fist Finals in Japan, the first place winner of each Qualifier gets to avail of a sponsored flight to Japan, along with free accommodations.
Each of the second place winners will be awarded a 1 terabyte version of the slim PlayStation 4.
Each third place winner will win one arcade stick controller (Brand TBD), along with a Lucky Chloe Bishoujo figure from Kotobukiya.
Those interested in joining the Qualifiers can click on the links above. You can find the full tournament rules and regulations here. — AT, GMA News