Bandai Namco’s highly anticipated fighting game, Tekken 8, is rumored to hit the shelves on January 24, 2024. The information surfaced on Twitter, courtesy of user @ALumia_Italia, a known leaker with a reputable history of accurate predictions.
Tekken 8 is confirmed to appear at Gamescom Opening Night Live tonight. With the recent age rating secured in South Korea, an official release date announcement could be imminent. The rumored date aligns well with Bandai Namco’s previous statement to launch the game before April 2024.
Tekken 8: January 26, 2024 pic.twitter.com/C5B7igLhMZ
— Aggiornamenti Lumia (@ALumia_Italia) August 22, 2023
Developed using Unreal Engine 5, Tekken 8 will be released on Xbox Series X/S, PS5, and PC. Fans can expect the return of iconic characters such as Jin Kazama, Kazuya Mishima, Paul Phoenix, and Jun Kazama. Newcomers like Azucena, a Peruvian fighter known for quick strikes, baits, and a love for coffee, will also join the roster.
The game is anticipated to push the boundaries of the fighting genre with cutting-edge graphics and innovative gameplay. Involving familiar faces and fresh talents will surely provide a nostalgic yet novel experience.
While the release date of January 24, 2024, is based on a leak and remains unconfirmed, the source’s past successes lend credibility to the claim. The official confirmation could be just hours away, with Gamescom Opening Night Live hosting the revelation.