Tekken 8 Year 1 DLC Characters Leaked
The DLC characters that will be available as part of the Year 1 Character Pass for Bandai Namco Entertainment’s upcoming fighting game, Tekken 8, have been leaked ahead of an official announcement.
The German PlayStation Store had accidentally mentioned the DLC characters that will be included in the Year 1 Character Pass for Tekken 8 in the listing for the game’s Deluxe Edition. The error was later fixed, but eagle-eyed fans were able to grab screenshots of the listing, which can be seen below.
Tekken 8 Year 1 DLC Characters Revealed
The DLC characters featured in the Year 1 Character Pass for Tekken 8 are listed below.
- Xiao Meng
- Armor King
- Eddy Gordo
Three of the above fighters are returning characters from previous entries, while Xiao Meng is a newcomer to the series. As of writing, no further details are available regarding the latter.
Previously, during a presentation at Tokyo Game Show 2023, Tekken 8 Producer Katsuhiro Harada and Game Director Kohei Ikeda revealed that the game’s Story mode will feature a QTE options as well as “what if” endings for 32 characters. It was also mentioned that the Story mode will sett new standards in budget, storytelling and presentation.
Additionally, Harada stated that Tekken 8 features a huge amount of practice tools and modes for every level of players, including AI learning Ghost Battles, Training mode resets, Punishment Training, Interactive Replays, Frame Data, and more. The game will also include specific, in-depth tutorials to help players master their favorite characters. Tekken 8 will also mark the return of the Tekken Ball mode, Classic Outfits & Bikinis. Additionally, there are 6 more characters and other new features that have yet to be revealed.
Tekken 8 is the eighth main and tenth overall installment in the Tekken fighting game series. It is scheduled for release on January 26, 2024, for PlayStation 5, Windows, and Xbox Series X and Series S.