Recently, the official Tekken 7 Twitter account confirmed Tekken 7-themed Hori arcade sticks for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release. The price of the Tekken 7 sticks were also revealed to be around £159 in the European store which costs around $200 in the US. Here’s what we know so far about the exclusive Tekken 7 Hori fight sticks.
New Tekken 7 Arcade Sticks
According to the official Tekken 7 Twitter post, Hori will be releasing two new Tekken 7-themed arcade sticks. The black arcade stick with the Kazuya and Heihachi design will be for the PS4. Meanwhile, the white arcade stick with the Lucky Chloe, Lili, Alisa, and Asuka design will be for the Xbox One. Both arcade sticks are confirmed to be compatible with the Tekken 7 PC version.
According to the GAME retailer listing of the fighting game stick, the Real Arcade Pro PS4 Tekken 7 Edition Black costs £159 which is around US$200. Meanwhile, the white Xbox One Tekken 7 arcade stick is yet to be found. The Xbox One Hori stick may be revealed on online stores at a later date.
Black Tekken 7 PS4 Stick
So far, the specs revealed for the Real Arcade Pro PS4 Tekken 7 Edition Black GAME listing also has Hori’s Hayabusa buttons. The arcade stick has a confirmed headset/mic jack. The upcoming arcade stick also has a touch pad which is an arcade stick substitute for the PlayStation 4’s DualShock 4 controller touchpad functionality. Lastly, the arcade stick’s buttons can be reassigned and have adjustable input settings for those with specific button layouts on any fighting game.
The GAME listing confirms that the PS4 Tekken 7 Hori fight stick is slated to be released 114 days or three and a half months from today. The arcade stick will be released along with Tekken 7’s console launch on June 2. Players who want to experience a similar arcade setting or are aiming to go competitive can pick up this arcade stick.
Arcade Stick Advantages
Disregarding arcade stick and controller unique specs, arcade stick experience allows you to play the game on all platforms including the Tekken 7 arcade cabinets. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controllers have a different layout on their directional and left analog stick, which may disorient players on different platforms. Stay updated with more Tekken 7 news here on TheBitBag.
Just announced: Hori will be making Tekken 7 fighting sticks for PS4/PC and XB1/PC! pic.twitter.com/3osFqi6Ae7
— TEKKEN 7 (@TEKKEN) February 6, 2017