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Bryan Fury is coming to Tekken 8, Bandai Namco has revealed. Twice.

Everybody’s favorite deranged zombie cyborg was confirmed for Tekken 8’s character roster at this yr’s Combo Breaker combating event, held over the weekend. The announcement got here within the type of a trailer, viewable above, with the tagline “A wildcard for violence and destruction”.

The announcement did not go fully easily, nonetheless. As reported by VGC, the trailer was apparently posted to an official Instagram account sooner than supposed, left up lengthy sufficient to start out circulating amongst YouTube channels earlier than being pulled offline.

Tekken producer Michael Murray issued an apology for the untimely reveal on Twitter, stating “I apologise to followers who noticed that specific factor in not the way in which @Harada_Tekken and I had wished it to occur,” Murray added. “I really feel unhealthy for all you guys.”

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In response to VGC, Tekken 8’s director Katsuhiro Harada additionally commented on the leak in a subsequently deleted tweet, pointing the finger at Bandai Namco Europe for the error, and stating “That is why I warned you years in the past to not publish on a timer.”

In any case, the trailer makes Bryan appear to be tons of enjoyable to play. The character has at all times stood out since his introduction into the Tekken roster in 3, together with his shock of white hair and hyper-aggressive combating model. He appears to have misplaced little of that manic ferocity within the years since, with the trailer displaying Bryan locking on to a goal together with his cybernetic eye for a devastating flying punch, and celebrating by firing a minigun within the air earlier than lobbing the weapon on the digital camera.

Tekken 8 was initially introduced again in June final yr. Bandai Namco nonetheless hasn’t specified a launch date, however it has confirmed a bunch of returning characters, together with Hwoarang, Lars Alexandersson, and Jun Kazama, the latter of whom hasn’t been seen since approach again in Tekken 2.