People are going to have to stay up late if they want to catch the Japan Fighting Game Publisher Roundtable 2. It will be held on February 20, 2021 at 9pm PT/February 21, 2021 at 12am ET/6am CET/2pm JST. Bandai Namco confirmed it will have Tekken Director Katsuhiro Harada and Esports Producer Naoya Yasuda hosting the presentation on Twitch.
To help offer an idea of what we might see, here’s a list to peruse. It looks at the confirmed companies from Japan with representatives attending and some of their active and upcoming fighting games.
- Arc System Works: Dragon Ball FighterZ, Guilty Gear Strive, Granblue Fantasy Versus, and the upcoming RWBY game
- Arika: Fighting EX Layer
- Bandai Namco: Dragon Ball FighterZ, Jump Force, My Hero Academia: One’s Justice 2, Soulcalibur VI, and Tekken 7
- Capcom: Street Fighter V
- SNK: KOF XV and Samurai Shodown
We also know that Jiyuna and Tekken Producer Michael Murray will host the English version of the presentation.
Round 2 of the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable is happening NEXT Sunday at 2PM JST! The first one was excellent, with lots of communication and behind the scenes insights from JP Developers.
I’ll be handling the English stream with @mykeryu again, don’t miss it! pic.twitter.com/f0NVGEPpvZ
— J I Y U N A (@jiyunaJP) February 12, 2021
There’s a good chance this could be a very active and enlightening event. The last presentation ended up being a forum for multiple announcements. We learned about things like the Soulcalibur VI Setsuka DLC, Tekken 7 Season Pass 4, and Samurai Shodown Season Pass 3.
Japan Fighting Game Publisher Roundtable 2 will be held at 9pm PT on February 20, 2021 and 12am ET/6am CET/2pm JST on February 21, 2021.