Tekken Tag 2 stage to remove offensive material

The Saudi Arabia stage featured in Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is to be updated in order to remove a potentially offensive Arabic script from the level’s floor.

Namco Bandai confirmed today that the script may be perceived as offensive to Muslims, and as such will be tweaked in a new patch to remove the offending material.

Writing on Twitter, Tekken series boss Katsuhiro Harada commented: “We didn’t know that. We will change stage design data as soon as possible. We couldn’t read that.”

Tekken Tag 2 was released in September for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game features the most extensive fighting roster in the series’ entire history, with over 50 combatants included in the home console version.

Check out our review of the brawler here.

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