Pakistan is still on a tear with Akuma while pocket Steve rises in popularity: Tekken 7 character usage stats for ROXnROLL Dubai

Posted by Dakota 'DarkHorse' Hills • November 9, 2019 at 9:41 a.m. PST

The Tekken World Tour is starting to slow down in preparation of finals coming next month, but there's still a world full of fighters trying to pull together all of the remaining points they can to become one of the final 20.

ROXnROLL Dubai 2019 just wrapped up, and this Master Event was absolutely stacked in terms of top players including three Pakistani warriors making it to top 8. We've gone ahead and collected the character usage for the tournament's top 32 where some interesting patterns are starting to emerge.

Unsurprisingly, Pakistan's continued dominance of top 8s continues to keep Akuma super popular in Tekken right now with seven of them popping up throughout the bracket including the winner of the whole thing, GG|AwaisHoney.

Steve is also starting to see some nice situational play as three different players used the boxer as a pocket backup while the runner up Kanga|Heera would switch between both him and Akuma.

The newest character in Zafina was also a pretty popular pick this weekend in Dubai which is quite fitting including EVO winner VS|Arslan Ash using her to back up his main Kazumi.

Overal there were over 20 different fighters who made an appearance in the upper brackets which you can take a look at the full breakdown of below.

Tekken 7 - Top 32 Character Usage Statistics

• Akuma - 5 (2)
• Jin - 4
• Zafina - 3 (2)

• Dragunov - 2
• Kazumi - 2
• Julia - 2

• Steve - 1 (3)
• Law - 1 (1)
• Paul - 1 (1)
• Noctis - 1 (1)
• Josie - 1 (1)
• Alisa - 1
• Shaheen - 1
• Geese - 1
• Negan - 1
• Eddy - 1
• Bob - 1
• Armor King - 1

• Marduk - 0 (1)
• Eliza - 0 (1)
• Devil Jin - 0 (1)

• Unknown - 2

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