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Tekken 6

Platform(s): PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Fighting
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games
Developer: Namco Bandai Games
Release Date: Oct. 27, 2009 (US), Oct. 30, 2009 (EU)

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'Tekken 6' (ALL) Title Update Detailed And Dated

by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2009 @ 4:10 p.m. PST

Tekken 6 sees the return of many familiar faces as well as new characters to create the largest line-up the series has ever seen. With a growing roster of fighters, each equipped with their own deadly techniques, moves and attack combinations, Tekken 6 will be the best King of Iron Fist Tournament yet. Adding to the already rich gaming experience, a deeper character customization feature will only further enhance the incredible fighting intensity as players go mano-y-mano. Players can also take the battle online for classic match-ups and to compete for world domination.

Ready to set the standard for fighting games with stunning realism and uncompromising quality, Tekken 6 promises to deliver a pulse-pounding edge-of-your-seat experience with bone jarring punches and gut wrenching grapples.

A must-have for Tekken aficionados, Tekken 6 sees the return of many familiar faces as well as new characters to create the largest line-up the series has ever seen. With a growing roster of fighters, each equipped with their own deadly techniques, moves and attack combinations, Tekken 6 will be the best King of Iron Fist Tournament yet. Adding to the already rich gaming experience, a deeper character customization feature will only further enhance the incredible fighting intensity as players go mano-y-mano. Players can also take the battle online for classic match-ups and to compete for world domination.

To further enhance player’s online gameplay experience, the new update will be available on Nov. 26, 2009 and include:

  • Improve input response - Improve game's responsiveness to button/command inputs.
  • Selectable search priorities for ranked matches - Players will be able to set search priorities for opponents in ranked matches based on comparable rank or connection speed quality as well as area.
  • Optimize data transmission between fighters and spectators – The fight data will be optimized in order to reduce the bandwidth load on the host’s console.  
  • Signal strength bars – The update will improve the signal strength bar to reflect connection quality more accurately.
  • Chance to cancel match - The update will allow players to cancel the match before it begins after displaying the opponents signal strength.

This update is separate from the online co-op Scenario Campaign mode download which is scheduled for this winter.

Tekken 6 online features include:

  • Ranked Match and Player Match:
    • Rank up or work to improve your fighting skills by battling opponents worldwide in online versus mode with voice chat functionality;
  • Data Upload & Download:
    • Create and upload customised ghost characters which accurately replicate your fight style;
    • Any player in the world can download your ghost to take on your virtual self in a one-on-one battle even when you're not online;
    • Upload replays of killer matches to share with friends and opponents around the world.
  • Scenario Online Co-op
    • New feature coming this winter as a free post-launch downloadable update;
    • Jump into intense two player online co-op campaigns against AI controlled enemies and experience the dramatic large-scale action with friends around the globe.
  • Leaderboards
    • Battle Points: online only, split between World, Asia, America and Europe;
    • Rank: overall on and offline ranking, from Beginner to Tekken God;
    • Additional rankings include Ranked Match, Scenario Campaign, Time Attack and Survival.

Exclusive PlayStation Home features include:

  • Tekken 6 Title Lounge
    • Host Versus and Co-op Sessions: Gather friends and start matches from the Lounge within PlayStation Home; Online Scenario co-op mode coming free this winter;
    • Home Rewards: Players have the chance to win exclusive costume pieces and furniture at the Lounge for their personal space.

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