How to play Tekken 8 Demo: Release date, platforms, content, more

Aryan Singh
Kazuya in Tekken 8

With its release date fast approaching, Bandai Namco are set to release the Tekken 8 Demo giving players a chance to try out the game before launch. So, here’s how to play the Tekken 8 Demo, including platforms, release date, and more.

Tekken 8 is the highly awaited, upcoming installment in Bandai Namco’s iconic fighting game franchise. Launching on January 26, 2024, the game recently concluded a successful closed beta offering invited players an opportunity to test out its servers.

This new title packs in an expansive roster featuring new and returning characters, and a brand-new story mode to play through.

With its release on the horizon, players will be able to try out a demo version of the game soon. So if you’re looking to participate in the King of the Iron Fist Tournament, here’s how to play the Tekken 8 Demo.

Tekken 8 Demo release date

The Tekken 8 Demo will launch on December 14 for PS5 players. PC and Xbox players will be able to play the demo starting December 21. There’s no confirmation on whether the demo will be available for a limited time period.

How to play the Tekken 8 Demo

To play the Tekken 8 Demo, you simply have to download it from the digital storefront of your platform. PS5 players can get the Tekken 8 Demo through the PlayStation store, while Xbox players can access it via the Xbox Store. For players on PC, the Tekken 8 Demo will only be available on Steam.

Tekken 8 Demo characters

Here are all the characters that will be playable in the Tekken 8 Demo:

  • Jin Kazama
  • Kazuya Mishima
  • Nina Williams
  • Paul Phoenix

Tekken 8 Demo content

The Tekken 8 Demo will focus on single-player content and offer a selection of the game’s offline modes. Here is all the available content in Tekken 8 Demo:

  • First chapter of The Dark Awakens (Story mode)
  • Arcade Quest Chapter 1
  • Super Ghost Battle
  • Local Versus Battle
  • Gallery (partial)

That was everything you need to know about how to play the Tekken 8 Demo. For more on the game, check out our other guides:

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Aryan is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel who specializes in sports and racing games, including EA Sports FC, NBA 2K, and Forza. He's also a big fan of massive RPGs such as Starfield, Elden Ring, and Cyberpunk. Aryan has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and previously wrote for sports websites Pride of London, Sportsmanor, LWOF, and Thick Accent. You can contact him at [email protected].