Tekken World Tour 2022 Brings Back Much Anticipated In-Person Events


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May 31, 2022

The last couple of years have been a bit of an adventure with the move away from in-person fighting game tournaments due to the pandemic, but Bandai Namco has now announced that they will finally be returning with the upcoming Tekken World Tour 2022.

There is just something special about watching a fighting game tournament with in-person competitors, with some of the best moments being watched countless times on YouTube over the years.

Just under a month ahead of the start, Bandai Namco has revealed details about the Tekken World Tour 2022 that will culminate in early 2023 with the Grand Final.

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Tekken World Tour 2022 features a few different types of events for players to earn points and help climb the leaderboards, including both online and in-person options.

Dojo Events can be done offline or online and are open to players all around the world, though the tournaments themselves are region-locked. For these events, the number of points depends on the size of the tournament.

There are also Dojo Prime Events, which are the next level of Dojo Events, this time being officially supported by Tekken World Tour. Unlike the regular Dojo Events, Dojo Prime Event point amounts are not based on the number of competitors. Those wanting their event to be classified as a Prime Event will have to apply.

Lastly are the premiere events, which are the Master and Master Prime Events. These are held all around the world on certain dates and will provide you with even more points on the regional leaderboard. The Master Events will be held at the following locations:

  • CEO (Daytona Beach, FL) – June 24– 26, 2022
  • EVO (Las Vegas, NV) – August 5– 7, 2022
  • VSFighting (Birmingham, UK) – August 19 – 21, 2022
  • RevMajor (Manila, Philippines) – September 17 – 18, 2022
  • The Mix Up (Lyon, France) – October 1 & 2, 2022

The EVO event will be the only one considered a Master Prime Event as well, though no specific details were given about that one. These various events will cause the regional leaderboards to shift and players will be ranked based on their single best performance in an offline Masters as well as their four best performances at Dojo Events.

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Each region will have four to sixteen players advance to the Regional Finals, with there being 13 total regions, with the winners heading to the Tekken World Tour 2022 Finals. Beyond that, the Oceania, Middle East, and Philippines & East Asia regions top leaderboard player will qualify directly for the Tekken World Tour 2022 Finals as well.

If you think you have the skills to compete, make sure to not miss out on the Tekken World Tour 2022 that kicks off very soon.

Dean James

Dean (He/Him) has been a lifelong gamer ever since he got a SNES as his first game system and has continued to stay passionate about gaming ever since. He has always had a soft spot for most anything Nintendo, especially related to The Legend of Zelda and Mario series. Beyond that, he loves a variety of different games across all platforms, ranging from RPGs like Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts to sports titles like MLB The Show.

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