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Tekken 7 the No. 1 selling video game in UK above Overwatch, Injustice 2 and more

Tekken 7 claims series’ first No.1 in almost 20 years.

Bandai Namco released Tekken 7 on June 2nd and according to video game website MCV it debuted at the top of the UK All Formats Top 40. This is the first Tekken game to claim that spot since Tekken 3 was released back in 1998. That’s nearly a 20 year absence. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 got close, charting at No. 2 in 2012, and Tekken 6 peaked at No. 8 the week of its release.

Here’s the UK Top 10 in full for the week ending June 3rd:

1. Tekken 7 (Bandai Namco)
2. Overwatch (Blizzard)
3. Injustice 2 (Warner Bros)
4. Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar)
5. FIFA 17 (EA)
6. Prey (Bethesda)
7. Ghost Recon: Wildlands (Ubisoft)
8. Horizon Zero Dawn (Sony)
9. Rocket League (505 Games)
10. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo)

This is absolutely wonderful news.

Aziz Peregrino-Brimah aka Zee the CEO | Founder / Editor-in-chief of TekkenGamer | Gaming has been a passion of Zee's since the early days of Atari and ColecoVision. His first experience with Tekken was in the early 90's, and it was Tekken 3 that sealed the deal. True story... As a teenager Zee once received his Winn-Dixie paycheck and spent it all at the arcade the same day. Needless to say, his mother wasn't pleased.


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