Dynasty Warriors 8 is the latest entry in the Dynasty Warriors series. The game features the largest playable roster in the series to date with new and returning characters, as well as the return of the Jin faction first introduced in Dynasty Warriors 7.
Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition, which contains all of the content of this game as well as the Xtreme Legends expansion disc released for the PS3, was released on the PlayStation 4 and Vita in Japan on February 22, 2014. The PS4 release was a day one launch title for the console.
In addition to the brand new characters listed below, Dynasty Warriors 8 retains characters added to Dynasty Warriors 7's Xtreme Legends and Empires expansions, such as Wei's Guo Jia and Shu's Xu Shu.
- Weapon: Twin Hookswords
- General who served under Cao Cao since very early on, he is recognized as one of Wei's Five Generals, along with Zhang Liao, Zhang He, Xu Huang, and Yu Jin.
- Weapon: Wheel Halberd
- General who served Cao Cao and Wei since its earliest years, known for his calmness and being scholarly. Made up one-third of the trio that defended Hefei from the massive Wu army, along with Zhang Liao and Yue Jin.
- Weapon: Rake
- An adviser of Wu ho was instrumental in the alliance between Wu and Shu and matters concerning Jing Province.
- Weapon: Short Ji
- Veteran general of Wu, serving Sun Jian, Sun Ce, and Sun Quan.
- Weapon: Wing Blades
- Second son of Guan Yu who survived Fan Castle and went on to avenge his father's death alongside Zhang Bao.
- Weapon: Snake Blade
- Song of Zhang Fei and an oath brother to Guan Xing. Along with Xing, avenged his father's death and was a key player in Zhuge LIang's quelling of the Nanman rebellion.
- Weapon: Double-sided Mace
- Daughter of Guan Yu and younger sister of Guan Ping, Guan Xing, and Guan Suo.
- Weapon: Wire Claws
- Wife of Sima Yi.
- Weapon: Tomahawk
- Close ally of Sima Zhao.
- Weapon: Javelin
- Great warrior compared to Zhao Yun.