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Tekken 8 Version 1.02.01 Patch Notes: Everything you need to know

Might be time to practice while you wait.

Tekken 8’s Version 1.02.01 Patch notes are here and the update is set on changing gameplay, just over a month after release. Not only that, but gamers will be going dark for an extended period of time.

As we sit in the midst of Tekken 8’s Season One, we’re inevitably going to face an update or two. So, prepare to be out of action while we get the newest Tekken 8 features.

Tekken 8 Version 1.02.01 Patch Notes

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Here are the Tekken 8 Version 1.02.01 patch notes, according to the Tekken 8 website. Behold, a monumental update!

Scope of Update

The application of the updated data will result in the following impact on each mode and feature.

  • Downloaded Replays & My Replay Tips
    • Replay data from before the update will be unavailable for playback.
  • Online Replay
    • Replay data from before the update will be deleted.
  • Super Ghost Battle and Ghost Match
    • Character behavior and move properties will reflect that of the post-update state.

Update Contents

  • In-game collaboration “UT×TEKKEN”
  • New feature "TEKKEN SHOP" will be implemented.
  • Measures against players discovered cheating in RANKED MATCH
  • Functional improvements.
  • Bug fixes.
  • Behavior/properties of moves will be adjusted for some characters.


  • In-game collaboration “UT×TEKKEN”
    • Customization items with the same design as the UT collaboration T-shirts commemorating the 30th anniversary of TEKKEN, sold at UNIQLO stores, will be available for free in the TEKKEN SHOP. These items include customization items for playable characters (2 types) and avatar customization items (1 type).


  • New feature "TEKKEN SHOP" will be implemented.
    • In the TEKKEN SHOP, you can obtain various customization items such as popular legacy costumes for playable characters and avatar skins for specific characters. We plan to add new categories and items every month.
    • Various items in the TEKKEN SHOP include both free and paid items. Paid items can be obtained by spending "TEKKEN COINS" purchased in each platform's store.
  • Measures against players discovered cheating in RANKED MATCH
    • High ranking players who were reported multiple times and were found to have cheated were removed from the LEADERBOARD, and their ranks were reset to BEGINNER.
  • Functional improvements.
    • In TEKKEN FIGHT LOUNGE, the matchmaking waiting state now continues after finishing a match in Match Anywhere without needing to select it again.
    • In TEKKEN FIGHT LOUNGE, My Profile can be selected when accessing the customization shop's staff or terminal.
    • Status of members in a GROUP in PLAYER MATCH is now displayed.
    • Maximum number of consecutive wins displayed increased from 99 to 999.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in which some titles wouldn’t unlock via ARCADE QUEST progression. *affected players can obtain those titles automatically next time they enter ARCADE QUEST.
  • In TEKKEN BALL, fixed an issue where Panda and Leroy couldn’t do a long back dash.
  • Fixed an issue where in certain instances a color unavailable in Character Customization was selectable when saved in Saved Colors.
  • During an online match, selecting Rematch and then the opponent declining would sometimes cause the game to become unresponsive for a certain amount of time, however, this issue has been fixed.
  • Behavior/properties of moves will be adjusted for some characters.

What time is Tekken 8’s Version 1.02.01 update happening?

Here are all the times Bandai Namco will be updating Tekken 8 to Version 1.02.01:

  • (PST) February 28 (Wednesday) 6 p.m.
  • (UTC) February 29 (Thursday) 2 a.m.
  • (JST) February 29 (Thursday) 11 a.m.
  • (EST) February 28 (Wednesday) 9 p.m.
  • (AEDT) February 29 (Thursday) 1 p.m.

How long will Tekken 8’s Version 1.02.01 patch take?

Tekken 8’s 1.02.01 update is set to take roughly six and a half hours. So, you'll only be able to play offline matches while you wait.

Just get your friends over like the good old days and play some offline while you wait. Hopefully, that should keep you happy until the patch is complete.

Keep an eye on Esports.gg for more Tekken 8 news and guides.