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Brian Cox Features in New Tekken 8 Game Story Trailer

On Tuesday, Bandai Namco Entertainment America unveiled a fresh clip featuring Succession actor Brian Cox as he outlines the tale of the Tekken video game series to date.

The plot of the series’ latest installment, Tekken 8, is set nearly half a decade after the events of Tekken 7. The Tekken series has been acknowledged by The Guinness World Records as having the longest continual storyline in video game history.

Slated for a January 26 release, Tekken 8 will debut with a roster of 32 characters, among which is Kuma.

The game is currently in the works for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC through Steam. Playable characters include Jin Kazama, Kazuya Mishima, Nina Williams, Jun Kazama, Paul Phoenix, Marshall Law, King, Lars Alexandersson, Jack-8, Ling Xiaoyu, Asuka Kazama, Leroy Smith, Lili, Hwoarang, Devil Jin, Zafina, Lee Chaolan, Alisa Bosconovitch, Victor Chevalier, Reina, Leo, Steve, Dragunov, Yoshimiatsu, and Shaheen.

The previous entry, Tekken 7, was made available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam in June 2017. Launched in August 2022, the anime series Tekken: Bloodline – which is based on the narrative of the Tekken 3 game – premiered on Netflix.

Sources: Press announcement, Bandai Namco Entertainment America’s YouTube channel

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