On the third day of the EVO Japan 2023 fighting game festival, Arslan Ash from Pakistan won the Tekken 7 Grand Finals!
The TOP 8 players of the tournament!
gken : To be honest, I didn't expect to make it this far, but since I had this opportunity, I'm going to enjoy it as much as I can and do my best as a representative of Joshi players.
Rangchu : I've been on stage a few times at EVO in the U.S., but this is my first time at EVO Japan, so I hope to win!
Meo-IL: I will do my best!
Arslan Ash: I know that Meo-IL is a great player, so I will do my best and do my best with what I have prepared.
SAINT: I will do my best, please support me!
LowHigh: I will show my iron fist!
Watanabe: I'm nervous because I'm in the Loosers, so if I lose, it will be the end of my career!
Mulgold: My name is Mulgold. I am putting everything I have into this tournament and fight. Claudio Forever!
The King of Pakistan, Arslan Ash is the winner!
The Grand Final pits Arslan Ash against Meo-IL. Meo-IL lost to Arslan Ash in the Winners Semifinals and advanced to the Loosers, but after three straight wins in the Loosers, they met again in the Grand Final.
However, The King was strong again this year! Arslan Ash won in straight sets, 3-0, despite playing in the Grand Final, and was declared the winner!
Katsuhiro Harada, Executive Producer and Director of the Tekken series, and Michael Mulay, Producer of Tekken 7, handed out the prizes!
Arslan Ash: I would like to thank my family, friends and everyone who helped me this time. I would also like to the game community in Pakistan and Pakistani team for their hard work. We really practiced for hours every day for this tournament, so we are happy to won the Champion!
Leroy Smith and Asuka Kazama will participate in Tekken 8!
After the players left, Katsuhiro Harada and Michael Muray made a new announcement... Leroy Smith and Asuka Kazama will be participating in the latest Tekken 8!
Mr. HaradaAt the last tournament, EVO Japan 2020, there were so many Leroy users that it was derisively called Leroy Japan,so we brought Leroy with us.
There is still some time left until the release of the game, so let's look forward to more information!
“攻防一体のグランドマスター” リロイ・スミスが #鉄拳8 に参戦！
— 【公式】鉄拳8 ＠鉄拳プロジェクト (@TEKKEN_Project) April 2, 2023