Ling Xiaoyu from Tekken 8 has been revealed. Additionally, Bandai Namco released a trailer showing what Ling Xiaoyu’s gameplay is in Tekken 8.
Since Tekken 8’s story is set to revolve around Jin Kazama and his father, Kazuya Mishima, Lin Xiaoyu will likely play an important role due to his connection to Jin. As in, Xiaoyu made his video game debut in Tekken 3.
Before Lili was a playable character in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, Xiaoyu was the youngest human fighter in the Tekken series. Lili has yet to be announced, so this means Xiaoyu is currently the youngest playable character in Tekken 8, though this could easily change in future announcements.
Apart from that, Xiaoyu is said to be 157cm, making her the shortest human fighter in the Tekken series.
It is shown that Xiaoyu still has a lot of childlike mannerisms. cries out that it belongs to her.
As with any character trailer, Xiaoyu spends a lot of time running Heat Engager. This shows how Xiaoyu can use the Heat Engager in real-life situations.
At the end of the trailer, we also get a chance to see Xiaoyu’s Rage Art in action. As she connects to her first hit, Xiaoyu begins attacking her foe from multiple angles, then finishes with a palm strike to her gut, boasting a ton of energy as it all unfolds.
Check it all out below.
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