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Bandai Namco brings Tekken 8 and others to SDCC

Posted on July 10, 2023 by Tyler Nienburg

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Bandai Namco plans to have a strong presence at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con this July 20 – 23. The titles on display include hot and hotly anticipated games Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon , Tekken 8Sand Land Naruto X Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections, and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. With a variety of gameplay activations, experiential installations, photo ops, and swag, attendees are welcome to participate in all of that from Bandai Namco.

Tekken 8 will have a panel along with being able to play the game at the event. Details for that panel will be revealed closer to the event.

Tekken 8 and Armored Core VI will be at the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center which is outside of the Convention Center. You can see all of the information below.

At the San Diego Convention Center (Badge Required)
SAND LAND (Booth #3729) – Enter a recreation of a vehicle from the game and go hands-on with the first-ever playable demo of SAND LAND, a new action RPG based on the classic manga from Akira Toriyama, creator of DRAGON BALL and DR. SLUMP.

NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS (Booth #129) – Pose with a Naruto statue and play recently announced characters in a recreation of the Hidden Leaf Village food stand for this action fighting game celebrating the anime’s 20th anniversary.

PANEL ROOM ACTIVATIONS – See the Worldwide Premiere of the SAND LAND anime feature film – follow the official SAND LAND Twitter for more information. Join a panel of fighting greats to learn more about TEKKEN 8; SDCC panel details will be revealed at a later time.

At the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
ARMORED CORE VI FIRES OF RUBICON – Pilots wanted! The battle over Rubicon 3 and its valuable resource Coral is in need of capable pilot recruits. In this exciting experiential activation for the upcoming action game from FromSoftware, Inc. (ELDEN RING™, DARK SOULS), prospective pilots will be able to test their reflexes with a series of challenges and pose with a life-size Armored Core mech.

TEKKEN 8 – “Fist Meets Fate” in San Diego! Comic-Con attendees will experience a fully immersive TEKKEN installation with artwork, a non-alcoholic beverage station, DJ, cosplayers, temporary tattoos, playable stations, and more.

A closed network testing session is scheduled in late July for Tekken 8 as it was announced by Bandai Namco earlier.

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