To signify the occasion, Namco Bandai has enacted a 48 hour, 30 percent off sale for all in-game booster packs, as of 11 a.m. Eastern this morning. Do note: this discount applies to the packs of cards themselves, which must be purchased using in-game currency. The purchase price of the in-game currency itself, however, has not been discounted, though you'll still get more for your credits while the sale is in effect.
You can always earn credits by winning matches and stuff too, but who has time for that in this modern age?
CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE – 12 April 2013 – The first free-to-play chapter in the King of Iron Fist tournament opened with an earth-shattering bang last week, with over one million downloads of the TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT app across all stores in just four days. The cross-platform free-to-play game is also available for instant play in web browsers.
To thank the pioneering players who have taken the fight to the streets since launch, as well as new players trying the game for the first time, NAMCO BANDAI Games is offering a 30% discount on all in-game purchases of card booster packs for a 48 hour period starting today at 17:00 CET.
"We're overwhelmed by the incredible reaction of the fans following the launch of Tekken Card Tournament," said Olivier Comte, Senior Vice President, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe. "One million downloads in four days is beyond our expectations, and this promotion is a small thank you to all the fans battling worldwide as we continue working to make the experience even better."
Offering explosive PvP play across different devices, the visually stunning turn-based battler is available now as a free downloadable app from the following stores: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id596424376
The game is also available for instant free play in web browsers at http://www.card-tournament.com/tekken.
Check out the trailer for TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUYiKuhm2CI
In TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT, customize your deck, create new cards, train, then chain Focus, Strike and Block moves to take down opponents worldwide with blistering KO combos. Have you got what it takes to become world champion?
Physical booster packs of TEKKEN CARD TOURNAMENT Game Cards offering additional in-game character and bonuses, plus Augmented Reality characters, are set to arrive in stores soon.
For more information on the TEKKEN universe, please visit: http://www.namcobandaigames.eu or http://www.tekken.com.
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Created and published worldwide by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., the TEKKEN™ fighting game series is among the world's most popular and well-known gaming brands with franchise sales of more than 40 million units to date. Originally a 1994 arcade game, subsequent titles have been released for almost all gaming platforms. The series is renowned for the visual style of its many characters including Heihachi Mishima, Jin Kazama, Anna Williams and Emilie De Rochefort (Lili), and for its martial arts-based combat set in the universe of the King of Iron Fist Tournament. For more information go to www.tekken.com.
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NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.eu or www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.
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