Registration for Tekken 8’s Closed Network Test is now live

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Today, Bandai Namco has opened registration to try out their upcoming fighter early. The test is available to both PC and console users and will feature cross-platform play. For more details on the Closed Network Test, read the full announcement from Bandai themselves below:

TEKKEN 8 - Closed Network Test Announcement Trailer

The TEKKEN 8 CNT will feature online head-to-head competitive play with cross-platform matching. Testers will be able to choose from 16 playable characters including those previously revealed, with Jin, Kazuya, Jun, Paul, Law, King, Lars, Jack 8, Xiaoyu, Nina, Leroy, Lili, Asuka, Hwoarang, and Bryan, along with a new fighter made available for the CNT: Claudio. There will be five available stages with Urban Square, Yakushima, Rebel Hangar, Sanctum, and Arena.

Testing will take place across two different sessions, with a Week 1 CNT on PlayStation 5 only, and a Week 2 CNT across all three available platforms including Xbox Series X|S and PC. There is no required subscription to Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation®Plus to participate. Testers will be asked to fill out an online survey sent to the email they use to register. CNT registration, FAQ, and other details including required PC specs are available at

Dates and session times for the TEKKEN 8 CNT are as follows:

  • Week 1 – PlayStation 5 only

    • July 21st 1:00 a.m. ~ July 24th 12:00 a.m. PDT

    • (CNT not playable due to maintenance on July 21st from 1:00 ~ 4:00 p.m. PDT)

  • Week 2 – PlayStation®5、XBOX Series X|S, and PC via Steam

    • July 28th starting at 1:00 a.m. to July 31st 12:00 a.m. PDT

    • (CNT not playable due to maintenance on July 29th from 1:00 – 4:00 a.m. PDT)

Players who register for Week 1 tests on PlayStation 5 will also be able to participate in Week 2 sessions.

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