Tekken 8 tweaks accessibility features ahead of launch

Tekken 8 creator Katushiro Harada says the controversial accessibility features have been heavily tweaked for the full launch, Demo still not updated

Sarah Andrew
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Tekken 8 is set to launch on January 26 however, players can currently download the free demo and try out the game before launch. So far, the gameplay for the demo is crisp however, there were some concerns from players regarding colour-blind assist features.

Like many other games, Tekken 8 also comes with different colour-blind mode options. As per reports, the filters that were made to assist players were causing migraines and in some cases seizures. This led to a bit of concern from the fans.

Following this controversy, Tekken 8 director Katushiro Harada revealed that the accessibility features have been tweaked to address all the concerns. However, the demo had not been updated with the latest changes. The accessibility features in the demo were early versions that were just a ‘work in progress’.

Apart from that, the PC requirement and install space for all platforms are now also revealed for Tekken 8. Xbox players will need at least 100GB of free space on both Series X and S. For PlayStation 5, a minimum of 80GB of free space will be required.

For PC, the game will also require at least 100 GB of space. This can further increase depending on DLCs and other things.

PC requirements for Tekken 8


Intel Core i5-6600K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600


Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti or AMD Radeon R9 380X


Intel Core i7-7700K or AMD Ryzen 5 2600


Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT

Do note that in both cases, the game will run at 60 FPS at default launch settings. Background tasks can also affect the FPS. However, players with ‘Recommended’ specifications will have more flexibility in tweaking graphics settings.

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