Tekken 8 Showcases Eddy Gordo in New Trailer

    Releasing for everyone on April 5, early access owners on April 1.

    Bandai Namco has revealed the full gameplay trailer for Eddy Gordo, the first DLC character for Tekken 8. The character will release for early access owners on April 1 and for everyone else on April 5.

    Tekken 8 released on January 25. In the months since its launch, Bandai Namco have released several patches and updates for the game. Further, the sales for the game have already outpaced Tekken 7 after just two months. Check out our review for the game here.

    Tekken 8 Reveals Eddy Gordo Gameplay, Release Date Confirmed

    Tekken 8 Eddy Gordo Screenshot

    Bandai Namco have revealed a gameplay trailer for Tekken 8‘s first DLC character: Eddy Gordo. Eddy is an iconic character initially revealed in Tekken 3. His capoeira fighting style makes him a unique fighter compared to the rest of the roster. In January, Bandai Namco revealed that the character would be released in Spring 2024. The gameplay trailer reveals that the character will be available on April 1 for early access owners and on April 5 for everyone else.

    Check out the trailer for Eddy Gordo below:

    About Tekken 8

    The PlayStation Store describes the game as follows:

    Get ready for the next chapter in the legendary fighting game franchise, TEKKEN 8.

    • 32 Fighters for a New Generation
      • Completely redesigned character visuals. Elaborate, highly-detailed models built from the ground and high-fidelity graphics break the limits of new-generation hardware by adding a new weight and atmosphere to TEKKEN’s signature battles. Vivid environments and destructible stages combine to create an overwhelming sense of immersion, creating the ultimate play experience.
    • New Game, New Rivalry
      • Fist Meets Fate in TEKKEN 8. Holding a record for the longest-running video game storyline, the TEKKEN series begins a new chapter as TEKKEN 8 continues the tragic saga of the Mishima and Kazama bloodlines, and their world-shaking father-and-son grudge matches starting from 6 months after the closure of the last match. The story of Jin Kazama’s growth and determination marks a new chapter in the timeless saga.
    • Thrilling over-the-top battles embodying Aggressiveness & Destruction
      • The new battle system, Heat, dials up the aggressive nature of battles, while maintaining the play feel and tactics unique to the TEKKEN series. The intensity of battles is greatly enhanced by the destructable stages. Unleashing super move-like Rage Arts is sure to enthrall both players and spectators alike. All of these hard-hitting mechanics come together to make TEKKEN 8 the most exciting installment in the series to date!
    • Enjoy your Tekken life!
      • In the new single-player mode Arcade Quest, craft your own unique avatar and embark on your new TEKKEN life. Battle your way through a variety of rivals across multiple arcades as the story unfolds, all while mastering the basics and practical skills in TEKKEN 8. Unlock a variety of customization items for characters and avatars as you progress.

    Lastly, Tekken 8 is available now on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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