Published on April 29th, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning

Lidia Sobieski is the second DLC character for TEKKEN 8, more updates revealed

TEKKEN 8 revealed its roadmap for the months to come, which includes battle adjustments, free additions and second DLC character, Lidia Sobieski.


Starting this spring, battle adjustments will be made as the development team continues to work on improving the balance of the game as well as the player experience.

This summer, the first free updates will be out, including the release of a new stage, the Seaside Resort, and introducing the Photo Mode.

In Autumn, a brand-new story, involving Eddy Gordo, will come for free to TEKKEN 8. Additional modes, such as Ghost vs. Ghost or Online Practice are planned to be added at a later date.

Last but not least, the Prime Minister of Poland, Lidia Sobieski, makes her return in TEKKEN 8. She will be available this summer with an early access for Character Year 1 Pass owners.

Hot on the heels of EVO Japan, the TEKKEN WORLD TOUR is still underway, as players all across the globe compete to earn points and try to clinch a spot for the TEKKEN WORLD TOUR Finals. All details on the TEKKEN WORLD TOUR are available here.

Developed by Bandai Namco Studios Inc., TEKKEN 8 harnesses Unreal® Engine 5 to bring new weight and atmosphere to the game’s battles, with every character remodelled in stunning detail and new dynamic and destructible environments added to the game. TEKKEN 8 is available for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

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Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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