One of Namco Bandai’s recent free-to-play takes on the Tekken franchise, Tekken Card Tournament, looks like it’s gaining popularity quickly and has no signs of stopping anytime soon. The card-based fighting game, currently available on Android, iOS and web browsers, has recently reached the 5 million downloads milestone across all platforms only 6 months after its launch earlier this year. To celebrate the occasion, players can purchase digital card booster packs in the game at 40% until 16th of October. This could be a good time for hardcore Tekken Card players to build up their deck for cheap!
For anyone unfamiliar with Tekken Card Tournament, it’s a cross platform card/fighting game where you can collect cards and build decks based on your favourite Tekken characters. Cards can be obtained in game as digital trading cards to fight with, as well as physical cards sold in brick and mortar stores for you to collect, play and trade.
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TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT™ HITS FIVE MILLION DOWNLOADS
– Special Digital Card Discount for a Limited Period, New Game Update with Four Asian Languages, plus Physical Game Cards Available Now Across Europe and Australasia –
CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE – 14 October 2013 – Six months after the launch of the free-to-play TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT game on smartphones, tablets and web browsers, the game has surged past five million downloads. To mark the milestone, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today announced a special 40% discount on digital card boosters available until 11.00PM CET on 16th of October. In addition, the latest game update available now includes four new Asian languages alongside fixes and optimizations.
An additional major game update is planned for the coming weeks, featuring loads of new content including characters and game modes. More details will be revealed soon.
Today’s update lets players experience the full fury of TEKKEN card battling in Korean, Japanese, simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese for the first time. Languages already available are English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese, bringing the total to 11.
TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT physical Game Cards are available now at hundreds of retailers across Europe and Australasia. Sold in five card booster packs, the 191 collectible cards bring a wealth of bonus in-game features including valuable power ups, collectible art, new cards via the card fusion system, augmented reality characters, plus higher chances to get Heihachi Rare cards.
Visit the following retailer to pick up Game Card booster packs and supercharge your in-game deck:
Take a look at the recent trailer for the TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT Game Cards here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
The official TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT website has also now been updated with an all new encyclopedia section, loaded with details on each character’s moves and tips on how best to use cards in battle. The encyclopedia is available here: http://www.tekken-card-
In TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT, customize your deck, create new cards, train, then chain Focus, Strike and Block moves to take down opponents worldwide with blistering KO combos. Offering explosive PvP play across devices, the visually stunning turn-based battler is available now as a free downloadable app from the following stores:
The game is also available for instant free play in web browsers at http://www.card-tournament.
Take the fight to the streets with TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT.
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Created and published worldwide by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., the TEKKEN™ fighting game series is among the world’s most popular and well-known gaming brands with franchise sales of more than 40 million units to date. Originally a 1994 arcade game, subsequent titles have been released for almost all gaming platforms. The series is renowned for the visual style of its many characters including Heihachi Mishima, Jin Kazama, Anna Williams and Emilie De Rochefort (Lili), and for its martial arts-based combat set in the universe of the King of Iron Fist Tournament. For more information go to www.tekken.com.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.eu or
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