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Tekken 8 Opening Movie, Season 1 DLC Revealed, Zafina Confirmed as Playable Character

The Bandai Namco Entertainment‘s official YouTube channel has recently uploaded the introductory film for the soon-to-be-released Tekken 8 combat game. Accompanied by this announcement was the reveal of the game’s first season DLC, encompassing four new playable characters.

Eddy debuts as the inaugural DLC character arriving this spring, with a promise of other characters to be introduced each subsequent season.

In a supplementary video shared on the same day, it was disclosed that the game will include Zafina as a playable character.

The narrative of the latest edition, Tekken 8, unravels almost six years post the events of Tekken 7. The Guinness World Records acknowledge the continuous Tekken franchise saga as the longest-running story in video game history.

The release of Tekken 8 is planned for January 26. At its launch, the game will showcase a roster of 32 characters.

The game is presently under production for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. The list of playable characters features names like 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, Yoshimitsu, Shaheen, Kuma, Panda, and Alisa.

The predecessor, Tekken 7 was rolled out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam in June 2017. The Tekken: Bloodline anime series, inspired by the narrative of the Tekken 3 game, made its debut on Netflix in August 2022.

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