The Tekken 7 Season Pass 2 was announced at Evo 2018, including some big reveals. Historic characters Anna and Lei will be joining the roster. But most surprisingly, The Walking Dead Negan is coming to Tekken!
Bandai Namco revealed the three new characters in a teaser trailer.
The trailer also showed some new moves, new mechanics, and moves for Anna Williams and Lei Wulong. There’ll also be three more new characters coming.
How did Tekken get Negan?
As a cult character in one of TV’s most popular shows, The Walking Dead Negan is a huge pickup for the Tekken 7 roster. Bandai Namco’s trailer description says:
Your eyes do not deceive you, your pounding heart does not betray you; Negan from AMC’s The Walking Dead is making his way into TEKKEN 7 to deal a world of pain in the TEKKEN universe. Negan, beloved by fans of The Walking Dead for his charismatic yet sinister demeanor, is ready to destroy all challengers, regardless of their stature in the TEKKEN universe.
It’s not the first Tekken 7 crossover. Characters like Akuma from Street Fighter and Noctis from Final Fantasy XV also made it into the game before. But this is the first time the game picked up someone from outside the world of gaming.
It’s unclear how the crossover came to be, but it opens up some exciting opportunities for future characters!
Returning Characters: Anna Williams and Lei Wulong
Anna Williams first appeared in the original Tekken in 1995 and has made appearances in practically every game since. Bandai Namco also described her in their YouTube video.
As the personal bodyguard of Kazuya Mishima, Anna Williams is a beautiful and intelligent officer with deadly fighting skills, and serves to drive her sister Nina crazy!
Anna williams is one of my all time fav tekken chars. I might give the game another shot for her.
— Echo Fox | SonicFox (@SonicFox5000) August 7, 2018
It’s also no surprise to see Lei Wulong- a primary character in Tekken 2 and a popular character ever since. Bandai Namco also explained his appearance.
Lei Wulong makes his long-awaited return to TEKKEN, sporting new digs and his deadly Tiger, Crane, Leopard, Snake, and Dragon styles!
— UYU | Suiken ➡️ EVO2018 (@UYU_Suiken) August 6, 2018
Tekken 7 Season Pass 2 Release
It’s unconfirmed as of yet when Season Pass 2 will be released, but more news should follow soon.
With three new character spots to fill, it’ll be interesting to see who makes it to Tekken next. The pros have already been having fun speculating.
Since Negan opened up a realm of possibilities for T7 guest characters
Maybe…..just maybe. 😱😱 pic.twitter.com/LTn6hovcRx
— UYU | Fergus @ Evo (@UYU_Fergus) August 7, 2018