Tekken 8 Reveals New Gameplay & Story Teaser for PS5, Xbox Series X|S & PC

As previously teased, a new trailer for the next mainline entry in the Tekken franchise, Tekken 8, premiered during The Game Awards 2022. The game is launching for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. No release date or window info has been stated.

The following story synopsis was shared:

Father. Son. Mother. This family reunion is going to be explosive.
TEKKEN 8 is bringing back old grudges to the new generation – Kazuya, Jin, Paul, King, Law, Lars, Jack-8 and…the return of Jun Kazama!

Official screenshots were shared, viewable via our gallery below:

UPDATE 12/9/2022: Series producer Katsuhiro Harada has confirmed that Jun Kazama will be playable.

Famitsu has shared the game’s official key art and character renders:

Tekken 8 1

You can view the new trailer below:

The previous game in the franchise, Tekken 7, was released in 2015 and has seen regular updates in balances and new characters over the years. The series features an extensive roster of fighters, with players utilizing 3D stages to take down opponents. Fighting in Tekken is known for its unique style of hard-hitting over-the-top characters while featuring refined combat systems.

Tekken 7 Definitive Edition comes with the entire game, the bonus character, Eliza, and all-season pass DLCs from 1-4, making this the one edition to rule them all. For those looking for a more streamlined version, an Originals Edition is available that includes the full game and 12 Tekken DLC characters, along with the New Frame Rate Data Feature.

Tekken 7 is available now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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