Tekken 8 Closed Beta Test begins next month, new character announced

Tekken 8 will receive a closed beta text next month ahead of its launch in January 2024.

Beginning October 20th, the test will be available for PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC and you can register for it right now.

The Closed Beta test will include the option of trying out the TEKKEN Fight Lounge, as well as trialling the cross-platform matchmaking.

What’s more the Closed Beta Test will include a massive 19 characters, including newly announced fighters Azucena, Raven and Feng.

Players who were part of the Closed Network Tests will be able play the Closed Beta Test after an update. Here’s the below timeline of activity.

  • 11th October at 08:00 a.m. BST – Registration ends.
  • 18th October at 08:00 a.m. BST – Selected testers will be notified and provided codes to redeem.
  • 20th October at 09:00 a.m. BST – Closed Beta Testing starts.
  • 21st October from 09:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. BST – Closed Beta Test downtime for server maintenance.
  • 23rd October at 09:00 a.m. BST – Closed Beta Testing ends.

Tekken 8 is scheduled to launch January 26, 2024 on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation

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