Tekken 8: Closed Beta Test announced for October 20th, Feng joins the roster – News Playstation 5, Xbox Series

TEKKEN 8 will give players the chance to help make this installment the best in the series: a Closed Beta Test (CBT) of the game will begin on October 20th and will be available for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC. Registrations will be open at: https://beta.bandainamcoent.eu/cb/tekken-8-closed-beta-test

The CBT of TEKKEN 8 will allow players to test competitive matches online with cross-platform matchmaking, raising the level of competition by having them match with others regardless of where they are playing. They will also be able to experience the TEKKEN Fighting Lounge, a lobby where players can interact with each other and access new features and modes. In the lounge, you can create personalized Avatars, communicate with other players via chat and emotes, organize matchmaking and have fun with the deep customization and variety of game modes, through 4 distinct areas called Battle Area, Customization Shop, TEKKEN DOJO and Beach Area. The lounge will also see the return of Tekken Ball, the beloved mini-game that first appeared in TEKKEN 3, where epic battles are fought on beach volleyball courts. The CBT of TEKKEN 8 will allow testers to try the features of the Battle Area and the Customization Shop, while the Tekken Ball will not be available. More features from the “TEKKEN Fight Lounge” will be announced soon.

The CBT will have 19 characters. Jin, Kazuya, Jun, Paul, Law, King, Lars, Jack-8, Xiaoyu, Nina, Leroy, Lili, Asuka, Hwoarang, Bryan, Claudio will return for this beta, while Azucena, Raven and the new announcement Feng they will be playable. There will also be several environments that highlight the game’s many dynamic details, which some players may recognize from the many trailers released so far. These include Urban Square (night), Yakushima, Rebel Hangar, Sanctum, Arena, and Ortiz Farm, a new stage that was added by the Closed Network Test.

An Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation®Plus subscription is not required to participate.

Furthermore, Players who took part in the July 2023 Closed Network Test and downloaded the build will be able to play the Closed Beta Test after an update.

Beta Test dates and further details:

  • October 11 at 09:00 am CEST – Registration ends.
  • October 18 at 09:00 am CEST – Selected testers will receive notification and code to redeem.
  • October 20 at 10:00 am CEST – Closed Beta Testing begins.
  • October 21st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm CEST – Suspension of the Closed Beta Test for server maintenance.
  • October 23 at 09:00 am CEST – Closed Beta Testing ends.

For more information on the Closed Beta Test, including FAQs and required PC specifications, visit https://beta.bandainamcoent.eu/cb/tekken-8-closed-beta-test

Developed on Unreal Engine 5 by Bandai Namco Studios, TEKKEN 8 promises to be the biggest step forward for the franchise. The game features stunning graphics including fully remodeled characters and dynamic environments. It also introduces a new “aggressive” combat system that keeps the action at a high level by rewarding players who stay on the attack.

TEKKEN 8 will be available January 26, 2024 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.

Get ready for TEKKEN 8, the latest installment in the legendary fighting game series. • 32 fighters for a new generation Completely revised character appearance. Elaborate, highly detailed models remade from the ground up and high-fidelity graphics break the limits of next-generation hardware and add new weight and atmosphere to TEKKEN’s iconic battles. Vivid environments and destructible levels combine to create an incredible sense of immersion and the ultimate gaming experience. • New Game, New Rivalry In TEKKEN 8, “Fist Meets Destiny.” The TEKKEN series holds the world record for the longest running story of video games: the new chapter of TEKKEN 8 continues the tragic saga of the Mishimas and the Kazamas and the revenge between father and son, and is set 6 months after the end of the last match. Jin Kazama’s story of growth and determination marks a new chapter in this timeless series. • Extreme and exciting battles that highlight aggression and destruction The new battle system, Heat, increases the aggressive nature of battles, while maintaining the feel and strategy typical of the TEKKEN series. The intensity of battles is greatly increased by the levels that can be destroyed. Unleashing super moves like Rage Arts will leave both players and audiences speechless. All these impactful mechanics make TEKKEN 8 the most engaging title in the series! • Enjoy the life of a Tekken lover! In the new single-player mode, Arcade Quest, create an avatar and begin your new TEKKEN adventure. Clash with rivals in various arcades and advance the story, all while learning to master the basics and useful abilities of TEKKEN 8. As you progress, you’ll unlock many customization items for your characters and avatars.
Tekken 8 is a video game that belongs to the Tekken series of the Beat ’em up genre developed by Bandai Namco Studios and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for Playstation 5, Xbox Series

The release date of Tekken 8 it’s January 26, 2024 for Playstation 5, Xbox Series X|S.


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