With the Tekken World Tour 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19, Bandai Namco is ready to kick off its online alternative.
The Tekken Online Challenge is an open tournament series which will see players compete across multiple local regional events.
Looking to throw down with your internet connection? Here’s what you need to know about the Tekken Online Challenge.
When is Tekken Online Challenge?
Get ready for some online competitive Tekken (Picture: Bandai Namco)
The online tournament series spans 10 local tournaments with a double elimination format, starting from 12-13th September (EU West) and concluding on 5-6th November (Japan).
Competitors are fighting for bragging rights, so there’s no prize pool, although entry into the tournaments is free.
When do the tournaments take place?
The first tournament takes place on 12-13th September for EU West, starting from 12pm CEST/11am BST.
You can check out the full schedule of tournaments below.
- EU West - 12-13th September
- Korea - 19th-20th September
- US East - 26-27th September
- EU North - 10-11th October
- Australia - 17-18th October
- US Central - 24-25th October
- EU Southwest - 7-8th November
- Philippines - 14-15th November
- US West - 21-22nd November
- Japan - 5-6th December
How can I sign up for the tournaments?
Registration for each event ends an hour before the tournaments begin, with players able to sign-up on their respective Smash.gg pages.
How can I watch Tekken Online Challenge?
Matches will be streamed on the official Tekken Twitch channel.