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Red Bull Pindrop London Reveals New Tekken 8 Event

Red Bull Pindrop London will be taking place on January 19, giving players a sneak peak at Tekken 8 a full week before the game's launch.

Article Summary

  • Red Bull Pindrop London offers an exclusive Tekken 8 preview on January 19, ahead of the game's launch.
  • Event to feature esports pros, a transformed Gaming Sphere, and a Tekken Fight Lounge look.
  • Join FGC hosts and interviews with Tekken's Harada and Murray on Twitch at 5 PM GMT.
  • Free public access day at Red Bull Gaming Sphere to play Tekken 8 on January 21, 2024.

Organizers behind the Red Bull Pindrop London event happening next week confirmed that they will be showing off Tekken 8 a week before the game comes out. Several players from the Tekken esports community will be taking part in what is essentially a preview of the finished game, not the various demos everyone has been trying out the past couple of months. This will be the first major viewing of the game before it comes out on January 26. We have more info about it below as the event will kick off on January 19 on Twitch.

Red Bull Pindrop London Reveals New Tekken 8 Event
Credit: Red Bull

Red Bull Pindrop – Tekken 8

Hosted at the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London, the state-of-the-art gaming hub will undergo an extensive transformation, immersing attendees in the action-packed world of the legendary game as it takes on the appearance of a Tekken Fight Lounge lobby. This unique livestream event promises fans a first look into the latest installment of the franchise, setting the stage for a memorable showcase one week ahead of its public launch. Red Bull Pindrop – Tekken 8 will kick off with a live broadcast hosted at Twitch on Friday, January 19, at 5 PM GMT, treating fans to a packed day of Tekken 8 content. The broadcast will be hosted by top fighting game community (FGC) talent Hassan 'Spag' Farooq, Ryan 'Bubsy' Sinclair, and Steven 'Tasty Steve' Scott and feature exclusive interviews with Tekken 8 Director Katsuhiro Harada and Producer Michael Murray.

Mobilizing the fighting game community, Red Bull Pindrop – Tekken 8 will welcome top creators, legends, and royalty to test the game before release, streaming their impressions live from the Red Bull Gaming Sphere and creating exclusive content for viewers to enjoy. Following the livestream event, the Red Bull Gaming Sphere will open its doors to the public for a free special access day on Sunday, 21 January 2024. Tekken fans across the UK can delve into the latest game, immersing themselves in the exciting gameplay before Tekken 8's official release on 26 January, ensuring an unforgettable preview of the highly anticipated title.

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