Tekken 8 revealed for next generation consoles and PC

Bandai Namco unveils the first extended trailer of the new chapter of the saga

Bandai Namco Europe has announced with an unreleased trailer Tekken 8, the new chapter of the fighting game franchise. Tekken 8 brings fighting to the next gen, using Unreal Engine 5: it will be available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S and PC. Developed by Bandai Namco Studios, Tekken 8 aims for the best graphics ever seen in the series thanks to the power of the latest generation of consoles: it will not be available for PS4 and Xbox One when it comes out. Bandai Namco hasn’t revealed a launch date or window, but will provide more details in the near future. Tekken 8 resumes after the bloody battle that ended with the defeat of Heihachi Mishima, focusing on a new rivalry that pits father against son, with Jin Kazama opposing Kazuya Mishima’s attempt to dominate the world. “We are very excited to showcase the next generation of Tekken,” said Katsuhiro Harada, Chief Producer of Bandai Namco Studios. “The Bandai Namco Studios team has worked hard to bring groundbreaking new features to Tekken 8, maximizing the feeling of strength in battle with the power of the latest console generation. We can’t wait to show you more in the coming months! “Arnaud Muller, CEO of Bandai Namco Europe SAS, added:” For over 25 years Tekken has meant a lot in terms of innovation and uniqueness in the fighting game genre. Tekken 8 it marks the continuation of this novelty trend and we are happy to finally announce it. We can’t wait to showcase the features, characters and stories this episode will bring to continue innovating the fighting game genre. “