Tekken 8 Sells Over 2 Million Copies Worldwide A Month After Launch

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February 29, 2024

Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia announced that TEKKEN 8, the latest installment in the critically acclaimed TEKKEN series released on January 26, 2024, surpassed a total of 1 million units worldwide on its first day of release and 2 million units in the first month. Support for TEKKEN 8 will continue through various content updates, esports events, music and licensing announcements.

The next step in TEKKEN esports, the TEKKEN WORLD TOUR 2024, will start on the 13th of April 2024. After successful TEKKEN WORLD TOUR events that have accompanied the lifecycle of TEKKEN 7, now players will compete on TEKKEN 8 through the TEKKEN WORLD TOUR 2024 events all across the world to earn points and progress through the rankings, with the hope of reaching the TEKKEN WORLD TOUR Finals and get a chance to become the best TEKKEN 8 player worldwide.

As part of regular updates, the Tekken Shop will make its way into the game. This in-game shop will provide customization items such as costumes from previous installments, character skins for avatars, and licensed items from our collaborations, letting players put their touch on their favorite TEKKEN characters.

Sales of over 2 million copies in the first month of release greatly outpaces its predecessor, TEKKEN 7, which has the series’ total highest sales record of over 11.8 million copies sold worldwide.

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