In May, 2018, Battle Arena Melbourne 10 will play host to the Tekken 7 Australian World Tour event.
Bandai Namco launched the Tekken World Tour events in 2017 and saw tournaments held in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The series culminated in the Tekken World Tour finals held in San Francisco.
The finals brought together the best Tekken players from around the world to fight for supremacy, cash and the title of best Tekken player in the world.
Tekken 7 Australian World Tour
In 2018, Bandai Namco is bringing the Tekken World Tour back and extending its events to include Australia.
The 2018 events are being held in partnership with Twitch and promise to be bigger and better than ever before. The 2018 Tekken World Tour will also feature an all-new global leaderboard so that players can see where they rank against all other Tekken World Tour players.
Bandai Namco is working closely with its partners like Twitch, Red Bull and ELeague in order to drive esports growth and provide competition ready content.
Eric Hartness Vice President of Marketing at Bandai Namco Entertainment America said the following of the events and drive for esports.
Tekken 7 has emerged to become one of the premier fighting games driving the esports growth we are experiencing in the video games industry
As esports continues to grow in popularity, relevance, and reach around the globe, Bandai Namco Entertainment will continue to develop more blockbuster titles like Tekken 7 to provide exciting content for esports fans everywhere.
The Tekken World Tour Australian Event will be held at Battle Arena Melbourne 10 from May 18 through May 20, 2018.