Developed by Arc System Works (Guilty Gear), the video below shows us a glimpse of the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ 2.5D fighting game’s story mode with footage of Android 16 and the duo Android 17/18, along with Piccolo and Krillin. There is also a preview of a new online battle mode where one player is in charge of each of the six characters during 3v3 battles.
The story is introduced as follows:
“With the resurrection of Android 16 and the invasion of the mysterious army corps, the super warriors start to fall. What is happening?”
You can register for a chance to play a closed beta on 16th and 17th September which includes the following 11 playable characters: SS Goku, SS Vegeta, SS Teen Gohan, Cell, Majin Buu, Frieza (Final form), Future Trunks, Piccolo, Krillin, Android 18 and Android 16.
Dragon Ball FighterZ will be released in February 2018 on the PS4, Xbox One and PC. Pre-order the title and you can play the open beta which is scheduled for January as well as receive an early unlock of two characters (SSGSS Goku and SSGSS Vegeta).
“After the success of the Xenoverse series, it’s time to introduce a new classic 2D Dragon Ball fighting game for this generation’s consoles. DRAGON BALL FighterZ is born from what makes the DRAGON BALL series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its all-powerful fighters.
Partnering with Arc System Works, DRAGON BALL FighterZ maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay to audiences worldwide.”
- Allows players to train and master more than one fighter/style which brings deeper gameplay.
High-End Anime Graphics
- Using the power of the Unreal engine and the talented team at Arc System Works, DRAGON BALL FighterZ is a visual tour-de-force.
- Experience aerial combos, destructible stages, famous scenes for the Dragon Ball anime reproduced in 60FPS and 1080p resolution (Higher resolution will be supported on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X).
For more, head over to the Bandai Namco site here.