For Dragon Ball video game fans, today has been an exciting day with the first gameplay trailer of Dragon Ball FighterZ. The debut came from Los Angeles, CA (USA) at Microsoft’s E3 2017 presentation. While the debut came from Microsoft, the game isn’t limited to just Microsoft Xbox One. Players will also be able to enjoy the latest installment to feature the power of Goku and company on PlayStation 4 (PS4) and PC/Steam as well.
Those attending E3 this year will be able to play an event-only demo of Dragon Ball FighterZ. The event takes place in the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 13-15 for the public, but these days prior feature press conferences from the console manufacturers and game publishers.
That’s not all, however! To add to that excitement of the first gameplay trailer, Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced Dragon Ball FighterZ will get a closed beta this summer on PS4 and Xbox One. No details have been announced in regards to what the beta will have, how to participate, or the exact date it can be played. As of this writing, we only know there will be a closed beta sometime this summer. You can bet Saiyan Island hopes to have additional details as soon as they are announced!
Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 3-vs-3 team battle fighting game in development by Arc System Works, the same developer as the acclaimed Guilty Gear fighting game franchise. Dragon Ball FighterZ delivers an explosive, action-packed game that combines classic 2D fighting with advanced 3D character models that look and feel as if they are straight out of the Dragon Ball series. It will will incorporate ultra high-speed battles and various flashy moves, including Goku’s iconic Kamehameha. Confirmed playable characters thus far include Goku (normal, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 3, Frieza (Final Form, Golden) Super Saiyan 2 Gohan, Vegeta (normal and Super Saiyan), Perfect Cell, and Majin Buu. Dragon Ball FighterZ will be published by Bandai Namco Entertainment in early 2018. Dragon Ball FighterZ encourages players to train and master more than one fighter and style, delivering richer gameplay and motivation to take down the competition.
“The DRAGON BALL franchise is tailor suited for the fighting game genre, and DRAGON BALL FighterZ will be the next exciting addition to a long history of great fighting games,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “Arc System Works brings a pedigree and record of quality that fighting game fans can trust; with awesome visuals players might mistake as actual 2D animation from the famed DRAGON BALL series.”