Bandai Namco has finally unveiled the complete launch roster for TEKKEN 8, the highly anticipated sequel to the popular fighting game franchise. The 32nd and final character, Reina, was introduced at the TEKKEN 8 EVO Showcase, bringing the base roster to a close.
Reina is a mysterious newcomer with a purple hair and a unique fighting style. She is said to be a skilled assassin with a dark past. Her addition to the roster is sure to add a new dimension to the game’s already diverse cast of characters.
The full launch roster:
- Alisa Bosconwitch
- Asuka Kazama
- Bryan Fury
- Claudio Serafino
- Devil Jin
- Feng Wei
- Geese Howard
- Heihachi Mishima
- Jin Kazama
- Josie Rizal
- Kazue Mishima
- Lars Alexandersson
- Lee Chaolan
- Leo Kliesen
- Lili Rochefort
- Ling Xiaoyu
- Lucky Chloe
- Master Raven
- Miguel Caballero
- Nina Williams
- Paul Phoenix
- Steve Fox
TEKKEN 8 is scheduled to be released in 2024 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.
The TEKKEN 8 EVO Showcase also revealed some additional details about the game, including:
- The game will feature a new Rage Art system, which allows players to unleash powerful attacks when their health is low.
- The game will also feature a new Heat system, which allows players to perform special moves that are powered by their character’s emotions.
- The game will have a revamped user interface that is designed to be more intuitive and user-friendly.
The story of TEKKEN 8 continues the tragic saga of the Mishima and Kazama bloodlines, and their world-shaking father-and-son grudge matches. In this latest chapter, Jin Kazama will seek to defy his fate as he faces his father Kazuya Mishima, who has used the forces of G Corporation to wage war on the world.
TEKKEN 8 features a new “Heat” system, which gives characters access to special movements and enhances their abilities based on their unique features. The game also introduces a number of new mechanics, such as destructible stages and Rage Arts.
TEKKEN 8 features a returning cast of 32 characters, including all of the main characters from previous games. The game also introduces a number of new characters, such as Jun Kazama, who is making her first appearance in the series since TEKKEN TAG 2.
TEKKEN 8 is powered by Unreal Engine 5, and features stunning visuals that take advantage of the new hardware. The game’s stages are also more destructible than ever before.
TEKKEN 8 is shaping up to be a worthy successor to the TEKKEN franchise. With its new characters, new systems, and revamped UI, the game is sure to please fans of the fighting game genre.
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