Tekken 8 Hits 2 Million Sales
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Tekken 8 Hits 2 Million Sales Milestone in First Month

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

In a recent revelation on Twitter, the Tekken franchise announced a significant milestone for its latest installment, Tekken 8, which has impressively sold 2 million copies globally since its launch. This achievement comes just one month after the game's release on January 26th, marking a triumphant reception from both critics and fans. With ratings soaring above 8 on Metacritic from both audiences, Tekken 8's success is undeniable.


Further bolstering the game's future, the developers have committed to extensive support for Tekken 8, including a variety of content updates, esports events, and exciting music and licensing announcements, as detailed in a recent press release. This strategy not only underscores the game's current success but also its potential for sustained popularity and growth.

Highlighting the game's advancement over its predecessors, the press release notes Tekken 8's exceptional performance. Early buzz was generated through the announcement of new game modes alongside the original demo, with the Arcade Quest mode ingeniously blending nostalgia with modern gameplay elements.

Additionally, the introduction of the Tekken Shop as part of regular updates promises an expanded cosmetic selection for players, including items from upcoming collaborations, though specific partnerships remain under wraps. This move has sparked widespread speculation and anticipation among the fanbase.

While Tekken 8 continues to carve its unique path in the fighting game genre, competitors like Mortal Kombat 1 are not far behind, with plans to introduce 'Krossplay' support later in the week. Despite this, Tekken 8 maintains its distinctive narrative and style, setting it apart from its rivals.

Looking ahead, the Tekken World Tour 2024 is set to commence on April 13th, continuing the legacy of competitive play that fans of Tekken 7 have come to love. This global competition will see players vying for points across various events to qualify for the finals, promising another exciting chapter for the Tekken community.


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