Tekken 8 Releases New Story Trailer; Showcases All-Out War

The game will release later in the month.

Story Highlights

  • Tekken 8 is the newest iteration in the long-running Tekken franchise, releasing later in December.
  • The game features a Story Mode, and the latest trailer released by the devs expands on it. 
  • The Story Trailer sees Jin and Kazuya waging war against each other in a ruthless fashion. 

Things are heating up as Tekken 8’s official release is drawing closer. The legendary fighting game franchise is back with yet another iteration in the series, a whopping 8 years after the launch of its predecessor. Bandai Namco, the developer, has released its new trailer, and this time, it’s focused on expanding the story aspect of the forthcoming title, where all-out war is observed and then some.  

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From what I can tell, Tekken 8 could likely put forth the culmination of the Jin vs Kazuya saga, though it’s unclear whether players will be able to pick a side in the Story Mode when the full game actually drops. Apart from the front-runners, Some of the characters shown in the trailer include Lars, Lee Chaolan, Paul Phoenix, Azuenca, Law, Feng, Dragunov, and others, where one half backs up Jin and the rest, G-Corp

On a side note, this isn’t the only trailer that Bandai has pushed out in recent times. The devs have also released another video in recent times, showing off Tekken 8’s Yoshimitsu—a fan-favorite character who happens to be part of the Tekken franchise since the very beginning. Yoshi has received a highly revised, modern look, and of course, brand-new moves for the players who main him.  

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In other news, particularly one that you might want to catch up on, Tekken 8 will hog about 100 GB of storage, so best prep your PC or console ahead of time. Speaking of PC, the system requirements of the fighter title on the so-called master race are going to make a dent in your wallet if you plan on experiencing it on maximum settings. Check out the entire hardware prerequisites on Steam.

Tekken 8 has a release date of January 26, 2024, for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, thereby keeping things current-gen only. Pre-orders for the title are live and allow aspiring fans to choose from multiple purchasable variants, including the Standard, Ultimate, and Premium Collector’s Edition, all priced at $69.99, $109.99, and about $300 respectively. 

Tekken 8 Pre-Order Content
Tekken 8 Pre-Order Content

Here’s a rundown of what you get when getting the Ultimate Edition

  • Playable Character Year 1 Pass
  • 4 Additional Playable Characters
  • Avatar Skin: Kinjin
  • Character Costume: Gold Suit Pack
  • 1 Costume Per Each Playable Character (32 total)
  • Avatar Costume: Classic Tekken T-Shirt Set
  • Avatar Skins: Kazuya Mishima, Jin Kazama, and Jun Kazama
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