Tekken 8 Closed Beta Test Announced; Tekken Ball returns.



Highlights of the story

  • The closed beta test for Tekken 8 will run from October 20th at 17:00 JST to October 23rd at 16:00 JST.
  • The registration period runs from 19 September 22:00 JST to 11 October 16:00 JST.
  • Players can explore the Tekken Fight Lounge and compete in ranked matches.
  • The return of the beloved Tekken Ball mode from Tekken 3 since Tekken Tag Tournament 2 featured on Wii U.

It’s time to become the King of Iron Fist once again. gave Closed beta test for Tekken 8 has been officially announced and is scheduled to take place from October 20 (Fri) 17:00 JST to October 23 (Mon) 16:00 JST. gave Registration period 19 September (Tuesday) 22:00 JST to 11 October (Wednesday) 16:00 JST and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Also, players can experiment. Tekken Fight Lounge To compete with your competitors online. Tekken Fight Lounge includes a battle area, customization shop and beach area. The battle zone is where they can join ranked, group and instant matches. Additionally, there is a new Super Ghost Battle mode where players can fight AI-controlled ghosts by mimicking human movements.

Sweet, sweet nostalgia.
Sweet, sweet nostalgia.

The Customization Shop provides many options to personalize avatars, edit their name, title and more. Additionally, the beach provides an opportunity to revive the excitement of the area. Tekken Ball Mode, a beloved feature initially introduced in Tekken 3. Later, Tekken Ball was exclusively available in the Wii U version of Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Hence, his return in Tekken 8 is a pleasant surprise for fans.

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Tekken 8 will be released on January 26, 2024On PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

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