Bandai Namco Europe S.A.S. has released TEKKEN 8, the latest installment in the popular fighting game franchise. The game is exclusively available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam, showcasing Unreal Engine 5 technology.
Developed by Bandai Namco Studios Inc., TEKKEN 8 offers stunning visuals and immersive gameplay on the latest console generation. The story revolves around a father-son rivalry between Kazuya Mishima and Jin Kazama, picking up from the end of the previous game.
Anthony Macare, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at Bandai Namco Europe expressed his excitement for the launch, stating that TEKKEN 8 is a monumental addition to the franchise. The game features 32 characters, including three new ones, and introduces an all-new “Aggressive” combat system with the Heat System and Rage.
TEKKEN 8 also includes a “The Dark Awakens” Story Mode, where players can experience the saga of the Mishima family. The Arcade Quest Mode is perfect for newcomers, allowing them to create their avatars and embark on a journey while honing their skills. The TEKKEN Fight Lounge provides a virtual lobby for players to access various modes, including training, competitions, and customization.
Moreover, players can challenge AI-driven CPU fighters or challenge ghosts of other players in Super Ghost Battle Mode. The game features cross-play multiplayer support, allowing players to compete against friends and rivals across different platforms.