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Tekken X Street Fighter NOT at gamescom

Crossover confusion reigns.

Namco Bandai's recently announced Tekken X Street Fighter gamescom event will not feature Tekken X Street Fighter, as was suggested.

Earlier today Namco distributed a press release entitled: "The giants of fighting come face to face at gamescom for Tekken X Street Fighter."

The release said Tekken head honcho Katsuhiro Harada and Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono will "clash in a public spectacle", and gamers can compete in a live on-stage tournament.

"Sparks will fly as they come face to face for a deadly Tekken X Street Fighter duel between fight game greats at this year's vast gamescom event in Cologne, Germany," the release read.

However, Namco Bandai has confirmed to Eurogamer that Harada and Ono will play each other at Street Fighter X Tekken, not Tekken X Street Fighter.

Additionally, Street Fighter X Tekken will not playable "for the masses", but people will be picked out of the audience to participate in a competition to win goodies.

It's all a bit confusing, isn't it?

Crossover fighting games Street Fighter X Tekken and Tekken X Street Fighter were announced at last month's San Diego Comic-Con.

Capcom aims to release Street Fighter X Tekken in two years. Tekken X Street Fighter's release will follow.

Street Fighter stalwarts Ryu and Chun-Li, and Tekken favourites Kazuya and Nina, will be in Street Fighter X Tekken. Little is known about Tekken X Street Fighter, save for it will be a 3D Tekken game with Street Fighter characters.

Street Fighter X Tekken trailer is below.

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