When does Eddy Gordo come to Tekken 8? Release date, how to get, trailer, more

Joseph Pascoulis
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Eddy Gordo is returning in Tekken 8, so for those who’d like to know the character’s release date and more, here are all the details you need.

Tekken 8 is full of exciting content and characters to learn and master, with some fresh faces and many returning fighters that experienced players will know and love. Iconic character Eddy Gordo is returning to the franchise in Season 1 of Tekken 8’s DLC after being absent at the game’s launch.

For those interested in finding out more about Tekken 8’s Eddy Gordo, including a release date, here’s everything you need to know.

Tekken 8 Eddy release date

Eddy will be released in Tekken 8 on April 5, 2024, for all players, and April 2 in early access for those with the Playable Character Year 1 Pass. This was announced on March 29, 2024, along with the 1.03.01 patch for Tekken 8.

How to get Eddy in Tekken 8

To unlock Eddy in Tekken 8, you’ll need to purchase the Playable Character Year 1 Pass, which you can get by purchasing the Deluxe Edition or upgrade for the game, which costs around $30 / £32.99. There’s a chance that the devs will release an option to purchase the Year 1 Playable Character Pass on its own, so we’ll update this section if that becomes available.

Tekken 8 Eddy trailer

On March 29, 2024, Bandai Namco revealed Eddy Gordo’s official character trailer, showing off his moves and Rage Art animation.

Who is Eddy in Tekken 8?

Eddy Gordo is a character that was introduced in Tekken 3 (1997) and was included in the launch roster for Tekken 7. Returning for Tekken 8, Eddy is Brazilian and his fighting style is Capoeira, a martial art of Brazilian and African origins. His fighting style is dance-like and very acrobatic.

Eddy is fighting in the King of Iron Fist tournament in hopes of getting revenge for his father’s death, who was killed while working to destroy Brazil’s drug cartel.

For more, check out some of our other Tekken 8 guides below:

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Joseph is a Senior Writer at CharlieIntel, specializing in shooters such as Call of Duty, Apex Legends, Fortnite, and Overwatch. He also enjoys Souls-likes, the Resident Evil franchise, and Tekken. After writing for KeenGamer, he joined CharlieIntel in 2021. If Joseph isn't writing about games, he's most likely playing them. You can contact him at [email protected].