Pokken Tournament will be coming to the U.S. and the U.K. on March 18, the same day as the Japanese release.

The Pokemon company made the announcement via Twitter with a link to the Pokken Tournament website.

The company also announced that Chandelure will be a playable character alongside, Mewtwo, Grachomp, and Braixen, who were announced earlier this week.


Pokken Tournament will also have amiibo card functionality and the first shipment of the game will include a Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card that can be used to unlock Shadow Mewtwo as a playable character.

Pokken Tournament for Wii U is a port of the arcade game developed by Bandai Namco and is a Tekken style fighter.

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