Fighting game launches on January 26
Bandai Namco Entertainment announced on Wednesday that the upcoming Tekken 8 fighting game is adding Devil Jin, Zafina, Lee Chaolan, and Alisa Bosconovitch as new fighters.
The game began closed network testing for PlayStation 5 on July 21 and for Xbox Series X|S and PC via Steam on July 28. The closed network tests included cross-play. The game has also been available to play at select events worldwide. The game was available to play during the EVO 2023 event from August 4 to 6.
The game is under development for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. Jin Kazama, Kazuya Mishima, Nina Williams, Jun Kazama, Paul Phoenix, Marshall Law, King, Lars Alexandersson, Jack-8, Ling Xiaoyu, Asuka Kazama, Leroy Smith, Lili, and Hwoarang will all be playable characters.
Tekken 7 launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam in June 2017. The Tekken: Bloodline anime series, which follows the storyline of the Tekken 3 fighting game, premiered on Netflix in August 2022.
Source: Press release
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