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Tekken 7 has sold over two million units on consoles

It took three months to outsell Street Fighter V which sold 1.7 million console units since February 2016

Tekken 7 has sold over two million copies across Xbox One and PlayStation 4 since its launch in June.

Game producer Katsuhiro Harada made the announcement on Twitter in response to a fan's question.

This places Tekken 7 as the dominant fighting game on the market as far as sales are concerned, with Street Fighter V sat at 1.7 million copies sold since its launch in February last year.

However, SteamSpy figures show that Tekken 7 has sold around 300,000 copies on PC, compared to more than 500,000 copies for Street Fighter V.

This still leaves Tekken 7 on top though, with suggestions it could break into the esports scene where previous instalments failed. Twitch and publishers Bandai Namco even teamed up earlier this year to create a series of esports tournaments for the game, with a prize pool of $200,000 for the six month season.

Tekken 7 managed to secure the series' first UK No.1 since the launch of Tekken 3 in 1998. Harada has previously said that 2017 "will be the year of Tekken" and based on its performance so far, he could be right.

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Latest comments (1)

Jeff Kleist Writer, Marketing, Licensing 11 days ago
Not terribly surprising. It added the same audience of people, including the starved Xbox customers. Bet Capcom is thinking about the number 6 a lot harder.
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