Noctis from Final Fantasy XV Joins Tekken 7 in Spring 2018

Square Enix and Bandai Namco have announced Noctis from Final Fantasy XV will join Tekken 7 as the latest playable fighter.

The latest mainline Final Fantasy protagonist will join the game as paid downloadable content sometime next spring. Featured above, you can view a new trailer introducing Noctis to the fighting game.

Here’s a brief synopsis of Noctis’ appearance in the game, via Bandai Namco:

Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy XV enters the Tekken 7 ring! Wielding his signature Engine Blade, Noctis is ready to deal heavy hard-hitting blows as he takes on the likes of Yoshimitsu, Devil Jin, Jack 7, and the rest of the Tekken 7 fighters when he enters the King of Iron Fist Tournament in spring 2018!

Tekken 7 is currently available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. In case you missed it, you can find our thorough written and video review for the game here – we highly recommmend it! Final Fantasy XV is also available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. In case you missed it, you should check out our written and video review for that game here.

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  • All the way out of left field

  • Mea K

    Well, so much for all of our 2B lobbying!


    Cactuar would have been more appropriate

  • Madbrainbox

    He’d fit perfectly in Soulcalibur.Assuming we’ll ever get another SC game that isn’t a fucking pachinko machine.

  • Uncle Ocelot

    He would’ve been a better fit for SoulCalibur, but since a new entry in that series is quite unlikely (unless that rumour is true), this is fine.

  • Madbrainbox

    Lol great minds think alike.

  • Welcome to the Crossover Era.

  • Lionhart16

    Funny enough, take a guess at who was announced two years ago November 12th for a certain game that was also made (in part) by Bamco……that was also way out of left field. ;)

  • CatCouch

    I love this! FFXV ended up being one of the more enjoyable FF games for me even with it’s flaws.

    I really hope that Soulcalibur VI rumor is true because I need that in my life. A solid reveal for that will help wash the bad taste MVC Infinite left in my mouth. I also hope that Nina and Regina leak for Infinite is true. Damn that game needs some more Capcom ladies in it.

    I’ll definitely be coming back to Tekken 7 for Noctis.

  • Latmey

    At least it isn’t Lightning.

  • RichardGristle

    Fuck I wish this garbage (Final Fantasy) would just go away already.

    Give us 2B instead.

  • RichardGristle

    Lightning would sadly be way better than this faggot.

    >the current state of FF

  • Mr0303

    Out of all the possible guest characters why go with this guy? He seems more fitting for a Soulcalibur game.

    That being said I’m not surprised that Lars knows other anime edgelords..

  • 2501

    I just love that weeabo character Lars is calling other weeabo characters to join his game.

  • Kessek

    A slap to the nuts for everyone waiting for Lei Wulong.

  • goodbyejojo

    yeah, all those 2 people who play lei wulong for real will be disappointed.

  • Zanard Bell

    Who in their right mind would ever name their character ‘Noctis Lucis Caelum’?

  • Jettythesunfish

    What the flying Firaga? Well..I guess if CLOUD could be in Super Smash Bros, Noctis can be in Tekken…

  • ProxyDoug

    It could have been Tifa though.

  • ProxyDoug

    Sorry, who?

  • ProxyDoug

    Harada, where is Kazuma?

  • RichardGristle

    She’d actually make a great fit for Tekken as a brawler type.

  • Matz

    I hope he’s not the last guest fighter because a lot of people will be mad since nobody asked for him

  • Anon630

    What’s the point of companies existing on the internet if they don’t want to engage with customers? This feels like Lightning-cameos-everywhere 2.0.

  • lucben999

    With some clothing mods Noctis could make a pretty decent trap though.

  • EroBotan


  • 2501

    Sabin from VI would’ve been perfect.

  • Travis Touchdown

    >One of the more enjoyable FF games

    I strongly doubt you have ever played any other FF games.

  • Travis Touchdown

    Both Tekken 7 and Final Fantasy XV should see a Switch release.

  • CatCouch

    Well, I have.

  • Dr. Roswell. W
  • Person

    He’s talking about Cloud in Smash.

  • luggage lad

    Why do people want 2B in Tekken? Characters like Geese are perfect imo, but Noctis and 2B make no sense to me. It’s like wanting Darth Vader in SC.

  • Nope Naw

    I was hoping for a bunch of different character’s to take the next DLC spot in T7.

    … Sas… I mean “Noctis” was decidedly NOT one of them.

  • No_Good_Names_Ever

    If this level of crazy is becoming the norm; I shudder to think the level of insanity Soul Calibur would’ve pulled if it was still alive.

  • Chris Mendivil

    I love how much you hate this xD

    I wonder how hard they can push his teleporting shenanigans?

  • Matz

    Why would anybody want a character from any Square-Enix IP? As far as I know the most requested characters were Kazama Kiryu (Yakuza), Kenshiro/Jotaro/Many Anime Characters and Zato-1 (Guilty Gear)

  • Z3DH

    I’m okay with this.

  • Bitterbear
  • Loli q gosta de Sonic 3D

    why wouldn’t anyone want 2B in ANY game?

  • Loli q gosta de Sonic 3D

    Square did say that they were trying to make FFXV run on the switch


    and let’s not forget that Lars was in a Naruto game once.


    I like your Knuckles the Echidna avatar.

  • Snorlaxation

    i’m sick of the ads for the cell phone game

  • Snorlaxation

    His father, King Cringe

  • True Goddess Reincarnation

    Gon > FF15 trash

  • All I can say: FAN SERVICE