Bandai Namco announces Fun Live event taking place July 17–24 which will likely contain new Tekken 7 and Soul Calibur 6 information

We may know by the end of the week what's going on in the realm of Bamco fighting games

Posted by Dakota 'DarkHorse' Hills • July 14, 2020 at 7:46 a.m. PDT | Comments: 17

Bandai Namco may finish this console generation as the biggest fighting game publisher around by juggling Tekken 7, Dragon Ball FighterZ and Soul Calibur 6 at the same time, and we may be learning about the future of those projects very soon.

The Japanese developer / publisher announced this morning they will be hosting a multi-day Fun Live event where they plan to reveal new content for their games which is now the most likely place we'll be seeing updates to those fighting games.

These live streams are scheduled to take place across four different days beginning July 17 and running after on Jul. 19, 21 and 24 though you may need to get up early to attend them considering they'll begin each day at 5 a.m. PT.

Bandai Namco's South East Asia page states that we'll "hear from producers and directors of your favorite games as they share exciting details" while not exactly going into any more details as to which titles will specifically show up.

Interestingly, their wording makes it sound like we'll be hearing about updates to already released games instead of the usual brand new titles during these streams which makes it the perfect opportunity to reveal whatever the Tekken and Soul Calibur teams have in store for us.

Both games have not received any new content since March when Haohmaru launched for SC6 and Fahkumram hit Tekken 7, and we already know they have more to show.


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Soul Calibur 6's Season Pass 2 still has two new characters yet to be revealed, and players are long overdue for an announcement given what we just said about Haohmaru's release.

Tekken 7, on the other hand, already finished up all of its previously confirmed content, but there's apparently more in the pipelines judging by what the developers have talked about.

Following the cancellation of EVO Online 2020, Tekken producer Michael Murray confirmed the Tekken team had been working to put stuff together for reveals at the event before saying he was evaluating the best way to go forward with that now.

Dragon Ball FighterZ and other games like Jump Force could also make an appearance as Bandai Namco-published titles, but it might make more sense for them to show up during a different upcoming stream from the company.

Play Anime Live is also scheduled to take place this month where Bamco plans to share new reveals for games based on their licensed animem properties which Dragon Ball certainly fits the bill for.

Either way, it looks like we won't be getting out of this month without receiving some sort of an update on the status of at least some of these big fighting games which we could all certainly go for right now.

Streaming / video for Fun Live will be found on Bandai Namco Entertainment's YouTube page(s) and Asian Facebook accounts when they begin this Friday.

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