Tekken 8 Victor
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New Tekken 8 Character is Victor Chevalier

Bandai Namco revealed a new character for Tekken 8 named Victor Chevalier. He was shown in a trailer as part of the final round of character announcements.

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Victor is a newcomer to the series created for Tekken 8. He is an older French gentleman in a suit who appears to be a secret agent, based on the weapons used in his moveset. These include a pistol, knives, and a glowing katana. He also appears to have a gadget allowing for shifting and shielding. He will be voiced by veteran French actor Vincent Cassel, also known for his recent appearance in Westworld.

Victor is the penultimate character reveal for Tekken 8. The final character reveal will take place on November 12, 2023.

The rest of the Tekken 8 roster features:

Also, Sergei Dragunov, Shaheen, Steve Fox, Leo Kliesen and Yoshimitsu were all confirmed at Gamescom 2023. Bandai Namco also revealed Alisa Bosconovitch, Lee Chaolan, Devil Jin, Panda and Zafina in another trailer.

Tekken 8 will be released on January 26, 2024, for the PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

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Leigh is a staff writer and content creator from the UK. He has been playing games since falling in love with Tomb Raider on the PS1, and now plays a bit of everything, from AAA blockbusters to indie weirdness. He has also written for Game Rant and Geeky Brummie. He can also be found making YouTube video essays as Bob the Pet Ferret, discussing such topics as why Final Fantasy X-2’s story is better than people like to think.