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UPDATED: Summer Jam X will not have Tekken 7FR due to shipping issues

[UPDATE: 08/22/16 1:43pm EDT] Mark “MarkMan’ Julio just tweeted that the following:

[UPDATE: 4:14PM EDT] It appears that the Tekken team is doing what they can to fix the issue this has caused for those who traveled to Summer Jam X to participate in the Tekken 7FR tournament. Nathan Aguilera of the Tekken team has stated that they plan to send something out to those persons.

[UPDATE: 3:03pm EDT] The Tekken Facebook page has released the following statement:

Due to logistical and shipping issues outside of our control, we unfortunately must cancel the Summer Jam X tournament stop for the King of the Iron Fist Tournament 2016: North America. We apologize for the inconveniences this may have caused our fans in Philadelphia and competitors that traveled out to the event this weekend.

Fans hoping to see Tekken 7 streamed online can still check out tour action via the Wizard World Chicago Tournament on the Stay tuned on on our social media channels for more updates on upcoming tour stops.

Summer Jam X is one of two Tekken Tour events taking place this weekend, also being a qualifying event for King of the Iron Fist Tournament North America.  Unfortunately due to issues with the shipping company Tekken 7: Fated Retribution will not be at Summer Jam X. What this means as far as it continuing to be a qualifier, we do not know.

Initially, it looked like there would only be a delay. Mark ‘MakMan’ Julio, Brand and Community Advisor for Tekken tweeted the following yesterday:

But just a few minutes ago, he tweeted that Tekken 7FR will not be at the event.

The Tekken Twitch channel was streaming the event, but things have now been moved to Bifuteki’s Twitch.

We will update this story as more details are released.

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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