Bandai Namco has unveiled a brand new Tekken 8 trailer, providing fans with a sneak peek into the storyline of the upcoming game, featuring the intense showdown between Jin Kazama and his father, Kazuya Mishima.
The latest installment in the Tekken series will continue the ongoing saga and will revolve around the mysterious disappearance of Heihachi Mishima. Following this event, a fierce battle ensued between Mishima Zaibatsu and the G Corporation led by Kazuya Mishima, resulting in Kazuya emerging victorious. However, a rebellious faction, led by Lars Alexandersson, is determined to bring down Kazuya with the assistance of Jin.
Tekken 8 story focuses on an ongoing conflict
According to the game’s synopsis, “With the disappearance of Heihachi Mishima, the all-out war between his Mishima Zaibatsu and the Kazuya Mishima-led G Corporation came to a close, as the latter seized victory due to its increased influence. Even so, G Corp continued to wage war across the globe. Half a year later, peace is yet to return to the world. Various world leaders gathered at the behest of the United Nations, where they pledged to carry out sanctions against G Corp for as long as they refused disarmament. But then, Kazuya appeared as a representative of G Corp. He announced he would be rejecting their terms and immediately had his forces storm the assembly hall, turning it into a sea of flames along with the rest of New York.”
Tekken 8 is scheduled for release on January 26, 2024, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. A demo is currently available for the PlayStation 5 and will be released for the Xbox Series X|S and PC next week.