Today, Bandai Namco dropped what many thought were first impressions of Tekken 8 following the grand finale of the EVO 2022 Tekken 7 Championship.
The tease includes Kazuya Mishima’s ending from Tekken 1, followed by a sneering single image of Kazuya saying “get ready”, shown below.
If that’s really what the next Tekken tastes like, Bandai Namco isn’t quite ready to declare it definitively, and Tekken 7 still has some life in it. In fact, we’ve already witnessed the release of the free Tekken 7 combat update on August 17, promising “balance tweaks” and “new tactics.”
Additionally, we’ve heard that the 2022 Tekken World Tour will culminate in the Global Finals in Amsterdam on February 4-5, 2023.
By the way, the winner of the Tekken 7 Championship is Knee from South Korea, who defeated Khan from Pakistan in the finals.
Tekken 7 certainly did quite well after its release in 2015, and if you want to prepare for a possible Tekken 8 release, you can grab its predecessor for PC, PS4, or Xbox One.
By the way, the Tekken animated series will be released on Netflix in a few days, just in time for the hype surrounding the new game trailer.