The Evo Solid Snake Tekken Tease Was A ‘Little Joke’


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During the Tekken 7 Evo 2019 finals, the staff played what it called a “little joke” that built up hype for a possible character. Just before the Grand Finals began, a clip from Solid Snake’s codec radio featuring a conversation between Katsuhiro Harada, the Tekken 7 director, speaking with Solid Snake. While this might have seemed like a possible DLC tease, the official Evo Twitter account has come forward to confirm it was a prank and apologize.


Harada was at Evo 2019, even fighting against Psychotike during the Tekken 7 day one pools as Feng, and Tekken 7 Season Pass 3 were revealed, the Solid Snake clip may have caught people off guard. However, the following clarification about the nature of the segment was offered after Evo ended.



Here is a video clip showing the Tekken 7 Solid Snake prank.


Tekken 7 is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Zafina will join the cast in September 2019.

Jenni Lada
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