Tekken 7 is Powered by Unreal Engine 4

By   /   Jul 13, 2014

Tekken 7 is the latest installment in the iconic fighting franchise has been revealed to be built using Unreal Engine 4.

The announcement came through a leaked IGN News video, which has since then been taken down, published by AOL.com ahead of the official announcement. According to the video, Namco Bandai is targeting the new current-gen consoles.

Tekken 7 will be a multi-platform release and from Harada’s statement we get to know that it will arrive on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as well.

“With Unreal Engine 4, we can rapidly achieve the visual quality expected on next-gen platforms and go beyond it,” Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada is quoted as saying in the video. “Not only is Unreal Engine 4 powerful and easy to use, but it allows us to easily bring Tekken 7 to any platform we desire.”

There was no more information pried from the video. A release date and other details regarding gameplay, features and other aspects are unknown. There’s a high possibility that we’ll end up playing the game this fall.

NetherRealm Studio’s upcoming Mortal Kombat X is looking beautiful and is powered by a ‘heavily modified version of Unreal Engine 3.’ It will be most interested to see how Tekken 7 is looking running on the new Unreal Engine 4.

via Gematsu

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