One yr after making historical past by profitable EVO Japan 2019, the younger Tekken grasp Arslan Ash intends to make historical past as he units off to take part within the prestigious match once more. Whereas final yr, he was the final word underdog making an attempt his luck for the primary time, this yr he enters the competitors with a goal on his again.
Because the EVO Japan 2019 champion, Ash will likely be trying to retain his crown this yr – one thing he admits is tougher. “I feel different going into EVO Japan 2020 because I am practically defending my title and it’s more difficult to defend the title than win it,” stated the Tekken crown-bearer in an earlier interview with Purple Bull.“So, the pressure is on. And people are preparing to face me. You never know what happens but I will, of course, give my 100%.”
The strain is excessive however Ash isn’t nervous at all. His intensive observe routine has paid off to this point and he believes it would proceed to. “I wake up at 4 am, pray and go to gym. Then from around noon to eight or nine at night, I practice Tekken,” he stated. “I am trying not to make the mistakes I made in the world tour last year and to devise a perfect gameplay. I go to different arcades everyday so that I get accustomed to different kinds of players and face different threats and strategies.”
Ash believes he’s 80-90% prepared to compete. Since Tekken World Tour in 2019, he has added Zafina to his assortment of gamers, in addition to Kazumi and Geese.
As he prepares to proceed his profitable streak and conquer EVO Japan 2020, Ash does consider Japanese, Korean and Pakistani Tekken gamers supply the strongest competitors on the earth and subsequently he have to be ready. “I just want to win it all again,” he stated. “People have more expectations this time around. The spotlight is on me. I feel in a way it’s my national responsibility and I hope that I win again and make Pakistan proud.”
With EVO Japan 2020 beginning in only a few days, Ash is decided to win once more, retain his title of the highest Tekken participant on the earth and make Pakistan proud.
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