BANDAI NAMCO has announced the release date for the next sequel in the Tekken series, Tekken 8. The game will be released on August 8, 2023, and will be available on next-gen consoles and PC. The official release date was unexpectedly revealed on the Tekken Twitter page.
Although the release date is known, little is still known about the game itself. BANDAI NAMCO will likely provide more information about the game in the coming months, including possibly at The Game Awards.
— TEKKEN (@TEKKEN) December 2, 2022
Tekken is a popular fighting game series that has been around for over 25 years. The first game in the series was released in 1994, and since then there have been several sequels, including Tekken 2, Tekken 3, and Tekken 7. The games in the series are known for their complex combat system, which allows players to use a variety of punches, kicks, and special moves to defeat their opponents. The series is also known for its diverse cast of characters, each with their own unique fighting style and background story.
Tekken 8 will be the latest addition to the series, and it is expected to build upon the gameplay and storytelling elements of its predecessors. It will be the first game in the series to be released exclusively on next-gen consoles, which will likely allow for more detailed graphics and faster gameplay. The game will also likely introduce new characters and fighting styles, as well as new modes and features. Overall, Tekken 8 is expected to be a highly anticipated game for fans of the series and fighting games in general.
Tekken 8 will be available on next-gen consoles, including the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X / Series S, and Microsoft Windows. It will not be available on previous-generation consoles.