A Namco Bandai spokesman initially says portable fight fans will see all the trappings of Tekken 6 in the PSP version - DLC included. Then he appears to backtrack.

Talking to Siliconera, Arne Cual-Pedroso, the Namco public relations manager, said "pretty much everything in the console version will be in the PSP." That led to a question about DLC, and she said it will be provided for the PSP version as well.

Q: Are you going to sell downloadable content too?
A: For PSP? Yes.
Q: So kind of like how Idolm@ster has its own store?
A: Not that robust, but yes to meet everyone's needs we're working on it.

Well, maybe not so much. When the questioner pointed out Tekken 6 would be one of the few handheld games offering DLC, Cual-Pedroso backpedaled.

Actually, for the PSP downloads we are not sure. The main focus now is the high end versions. 360 and PS3 definitely have download contents.

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I've emailed Arne to ask if there's a definitive answer to this, one way or the other. If she replies I'll update.

Update: Word from a source within Namco Bandai is that there are no plans for DLC for the PSP version.

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Namco Bandai Games America's COO Talks About Tekken 6 And Westward Expansion [Siliconera via Joystiq]