Pokken’s producer holding a giant stuffed Pikachu beside the Tokaigi tournament winners.

Pokken Tournament is getting a 2017 World Championship Series. The announcement was made by the game’s producer, Masaaki Hoshino, at the conclusion of the Tokaigi 2017 two-on-two Pokken tournament. A new patch was also revealed for the Japanese arcade version of the game. The news comes after the game failed to qualify for EVO 2017.