Each character has their own reasons for entering this tournament, but S.I.N.'s real desire is to lure Ryu to them in order to analyze the Satsui no Hado, believed to be the last piece of data needed to complete BLECE.
Heihachi Mishima develops a rejuvenation serum and hosts another King of Iron Fist Tournament after consuming it. Meanwhile Lee Chaolan, under the guise of Violet, is working on a new version of Combot.
Four years after it was thought that the evil sword known as Soul Edge had been destroyed, warriors from all over Europe and Asia once again take up the search to locate the blade for their own personal reasons.