Watch Tekken 8’s Opening Movie


Tekken 8

By: Jason Siu


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Tekken 8 launches on January 26, 2024

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Last year was outstanding for fighting game enthusiasts with the releases of Street Fighter 6 (review), Mortal Kombat 1, and Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising. While we won’t get as many sequels to beloved franchises this year, we are getting the next entry in the Tekken series: Tekken 8. Slated for release on January 26, 2024, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, Tekken 8 follows suit with other major fighting games in announcing its first wave of DLC.

Bandai Namco revealed the opening movie for Tekken 8, and at the video’s end, it announces that Tekken 3’s Eddy Gordo will be included in the first round of DLC content, expected in spring 2024. In addition, three other yet-to-be-revealed characters will be included in Season 1.

The storyline of Tekken 8 unfolds six months after the events of Tekken 7, marking the conclusion of the ongoing Mishima saga. It will focus on a final battle between characters Kazuya Mishima and Jin Kazama.

Tekken 8 Opening Movie and DLC Announcement

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With over 20 years of online publishing experience, Jason Siu is currently the Content Director at VerticalScope and used to spend most of his time writing about cars. His work can be seen on websites such as AutoGuide, EV Pulse, FlatSixes, Tire Authority, and more. As the former co-founder of and West Coast Editor of Modified Magazine, he has also authored two books for CarTech Books. In his spare time, he founded FullCleared to indulge in his passion for writing about games. Although Jason is a variety gamer, he generally prefers RPGs.

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