Published on December 15th, 2023 | by Alex Novus

TEKKEN 8 demo is available now on PlayStation 5 and next week on Xbox Series X|S and PC

TEKKEN 8 demo is now available on PlayStation 5 and will be available for Xbox Series X|S and PC on December 21st. This demo lets players get their hands on several modes ahead of the game launch on January 26th, 2024. On top of this demo, a brand-new trailer was just revealed to allow players to dive deeper into TEKKEN 8’s main story.



TEKKEN 8 offers content that both newcomers and veterans alike can have fun with while getting to understand the new mechanic introduced in this episode.

The demo* features the following offline content:

  • STORY: “The Dark Awakens” Chapter 1
  • ARCADE QUEST Chapter 1 (content is adjusted for the demo version)
  • VERSUS Mode – with Jin, Kazuya, Paul & Nina as playable characters. Available stages are URBAN SQUARE (Evening), YAKUSHIMA and SANCTUM
  • Gallery, with highlighted cutscenes from TEKKEN to TEKKEN 7

Moreover, the Story Trailer released today focuses on the main story of TEKKEN 8, The Dark Awakens. After Heihachi’s defeat, the world has gone into chaos with Kazuya wreaking havoc with his G Corporation. Jin Kazama, his son, and wielder of the Devil Gene is the only one that can stop him. The Dark Awakens tells this epic fight with dynamic cutscenes and sequences smoothly changing between cutscenes and battle.

TEKKEN 8 will launch on January 26th, 2024, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC, using the power of this generation of consoles to offer a visually stunning experience along with a vision promoting aggressiveness and spectacular battle action.

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*Save data will not be transferred to the final game.


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While not travelling, reading, gaming, watching films AND writing reviews and articles, Alex loves exploring the shops of Melbourne searching for classic pop culture trinkets.

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