Tekken 8 announced with an action-packed trailer

A new entry to the fighting game franchise Tekken has been annouinced in the form of Tekken 8. The game was announced at Sony’s State of Play live stream (it actually kickstarted the event). It will come exclusively to PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC platforms and is currently under development.
A gameplay trailer for the 3D action game was showcased at the event in which you can see the father-son duo of Kazuya Mishima and Jin Kazama facing off against each other on a stormy night. The gameplay shown in the trailer is taken from PS5.

TEKKEN 8 – Gameplay Trailer Jin Vs Kazuya (PS5)

Tekken 8: What Bandai Namco Studio said
According to Katsuhiro Harada, executive producer and director, Bandai Namco Studio, the trailer is taken directly from the story mode of the game played on PS5 and is not a pre-rendered movie made specifically for the trailer but a real-time rendered footage at 60fps. He, however, added that “some of the effects, dialogue as well as the camera angle is currently being updated and may change when the game launches.”
Tekken 8 will have “newly created playable character models” with the addition of finer graphical details like how water droplets run down a character’s skin.
Harada further added that Tekken 8’ story will focus on the father and son showdown between Kazuya Mishima and Jin Kazama. According to Harada, the developers are working on enhancing the quality of the game even further.
This is just the first reveal of the game and as the development progresses, we expect Bandai Namco to come up with more gameplay and story-related content. Also, there is no release date for the game, not yet.

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