addition to the announcement
of Kuma, Panda, and Online Tournament mode for the upcoming console
version of TEKKEN 7, a collaboration with TEKKEN and New Japan Pro Wrestling was also announced
at the King of Iron Fist 2016 Global Finals! The trailer below reveals this
and features current IWGP Heavyweight champion, Kazuchika Okada! The trailer briefly shows off
the new TEKKEN
7 outfit for King based on Okada's iconic ring attire.
of King's new moves in TEKKEN 7 is the "Rainmaker," made famous by
Kazuchika Okada (one of his finishing moves). While it's unconfirmed at
the moment, it's hinted that King may receive some "extra moves"
inspired by Okada. And in case you've been
living under a rock, King pays homage to many specific moves and wrestling holds
Are Bullet Club shirts or Shinsuke Nakamura-inspired attire in the works as well?
(The NJPW fan in me says PLEASE HARADA... Yeeeeaooh!) No other
specific content besides
the Okada / King costume is 100% confirmed so far, but one would assume this collaboration would include more than just one wrestler.
Stay tuned on FightersGeneration.com for continued coverage
of TEKKEN 7.