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Tekken 8 Character Bryan Fury Leaked, Bandai Apologizes

Tekken 8 Character Bryan Fury Leaked, Bandai Apologizes

    Last Updated on May 30, 2023

Bandai Namco Europe accidentally leaked a Tekken 8 character trailer for Bryan Fury. Bryan is one of the returning characters for the upcoming new and improved fighting game, Tekken 8. Fans also captured and shared the trailer shortly after Bandai EU leaked it on Twitter.

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The blunder by the EU division shows Bryan Fury in action. Even more, the trailer also shows new moves and various combos, showing a new side to the character. The Tekken 8 character also appears to have a new look, following a more cybernetic design.

TEKKEN 8 - Bryan Fury Reveal & Gameplay Trailer
Bandai Namco Europe | Bryan Fury Trailer

What It Means for Bandai Namco?

Bryan Fury is a popular Tekken character in the franchise, who first appeared in Tekken 3. He is also a skilled fighter that players know for his brutal and ruthless use of illegal techniques. However, no one expected his Tekken 8 character trailer to appear, showcasing his new moves.

After all, there is already a list of confirmed returning Tekken 8 characters. Although fans online clamored to have Bryan Fury return in Tekken 8, there were no statements. So, when the Bandai EU accidentally released the trailer, fans also jumped on the news instantly.

However, the implications of the leaked trailer could impact the fighting game community. After all, pro gamers and committed Tekken 8 players love to study moves and combos. Since there was no news regarding his return, this is a major win for players to study ahead of time.

It also implies that secretive companies like Bandai Namco can’t keep secrets forever. A small accidental Tekken 8 post on Twitter caused a landslide of retweets and impressions. Yet, can we say that this was accidental or a genuine marketing stunt? Who knows? It didn’t stop producer, Michael Murray, from releasing an apology.

Who are the Confirmed Characters in Tekken 8?

Tekken 8 Character Devil Jin by Bandai Namco

With everything we know about Tekken 8, there is already a confirmed list of returning and confirmed characters. The list also shows us that Bryan Fury is not the only Tekken 8 character we should look forward to.

After all, some of the released trailers show new movesets, combos, and character visuals. It suggests that the upgrades for a Tekken 8 character focus on character development. The trailers also show us that each fighter will have their own unique playstyle. 

Here’s a list of the returning and confirmed Tekken 8 characters:

  • Jin Kazama
  • Devil Jin
  • Kazuya Mishima
  • Devil Kazuya
  • Jun Kazama
  • Paul Phoenix
  • Marshall Law
  • Jack-8
  • King
  • Lars Alexandersson
  • Ling Xiaoyu
  • Nina Williams
  • Leroy Smith
  • Asuka Kazama
  • Emilie “Lili” De Rochefort
  • Hwoarang

The leaks only suggest that Tekken 8 is further along in development than many of us thought. Although Bandai tried to keep quiet about the game since its announcement, this leak implies there is more to see. They just need to be careful about keeping their secrets in the future.

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