Tekken 8 officially announced for PlayStation 5

During PlayStation’s September 2022 State of Play show. One of the biggest announcements is the new Tekken 8 game that will be officially coming to PS5.

Bandai Namco’s Chief Producer of the Tekken Project Katsuhiro Harada officially announced on the PlayStation Blog that Tekken 8 is now in production.

They also released its gameplay trailer that was said to be real-time rendered game footage taken from a certain part of Tekken 8’s story mode.

The trailer also showcases the level of quality in the newly created playable character models that sets itself apart from Tekken 7.

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Not much is known of the story yet but it was stated that Tekken has been one of the longest-running storylines in any video game.

The main story is also set for a father and son showdown between Kazuya Mishima and Jin Kazama.


The official launch date of Tekken 8 hasn’t been revealed as Harada stated that the game is still in development and that we’d need to wait a little longer.

However, Tekken 8 is not a PS5 exclusive and will also be coming to Windows PC via Steam and Xbox Series X / S.

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