Bandai Namco had a huge announcement today for their upcoming anime title Dragon Ball FighterZ. We now got details about the story mode, a release date, more details on the online mode, new characters, and a announcements on the different digital versions of the game.
So let’s start off with the two new characters that has been announced including the new details on the story mode. Two new heavyweight fighters arrives in Dragon Ball FighterZ, Nappa and Captain Ginyu. Captain Ginyu is quite powerful as players can exchange him with their opponent character until the end of the fight. Nappa is a heavy type character using the Saibamen to attack the enemy. Using the Saibamen in a good way could help a lot to gain time to charge energy or prepare a combo.
A new LINK system will allow players to embody different characters in the the story mode, share their minds and even discuss with them while they live in the same body. Composed of 3 different parts, the story mode will allow players to experience 3 different perspectives each offering different details and secrets about the whole story. Players will first play the Super Warriors Arc in the perspective of the Saiyans, then the Super Villain Arc in the perspective of the enemies and finally the Android Arc in the perspective of the Androids. By taking part in different fighting combinations included in these 3 chapters, players will be able to level up their characters and get a full understanding of the amazing DRAGON BALL FighterZ scenario! The story mode map will also surprise everyone by becoming a new place for a tactical move as players will have different options for their next destination. This strategical choice will have an impact on fighting abilities in future fights!
The online mode will include an interconnected matchmaking that will be perfect to test out your skills. Circle Match mode is where up to eight players can enter the room to fight against each other where up to four fights can happen at the same time. The World Match mode will allow players to choose between a casual match or a ranked match.
Digital Versions & Release date
A few additionally versions of Dragon Ball FighterZ will arrive as a digital version;
- The DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – FighterZ Edition which includes the game along with the FighterZ Pass which adds 8 new characters to the roster.
- The DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – Ultimate Edition which contains the game and the FighterZ Pass with amazing content such as a commentator Voice Pack and the long-awaited Anime Music pack. This Anime Music Pack has been requested by fans for years and will include 11 songs from the anime. In this way, players will be able to fight to the sound of “CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA” and “WE GOTTA POWER“, but also the most famous endings and background musics!
Dragon Ball FighterZ arrives on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on the 26, January 2018. And if you pre-order (available from today) digitally you’ll receive bonuses such as early unlock to both SSGSS Goku and SSGSS Vegeta along with two exclusive lobby avatars. And if you pre order on either PlayStation 4 or Xbox One you’ll also get early access to the Open Beta in January.