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Tekken 8 Punishes Rage Quitters And Brings Character Changes In Update 1.02.01; Read The Full Patch Notes

Bandai Namco Games has started punishing rage quitters in Tekken 8 with the release of the game’s latest patch, Tekken 8 update 1.02.01, which also brings with it a bunch of character move adjustments and bug fixes. High level players who have been pulling the plug have now had their rank reset to Beginner.

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Details as follows:

  • ・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.

[Source – Tekken 8 Update 1.02.01 Patch Notes Via Bandai Namco Games]