Dragon Ball FighterZ Nintendo Switch Beta Starts Tonight

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Dragon Ball FighterZ is launching on Nintendo Switch this September, but if you want to kamehameha on the go before then, you can give the open beta a whirl. It kicks off starting August 9 at 9 PM PT / 12 AM ET on August 10, and will end at 11:59 PT on August 11.

The beta includes a Practice Battle Tutorial, Arena Match, Ring Match, and Ring Party Match. It will also let you tinker with all the playable characters in the starting roster, along with Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta, for a total of 23 in all. Check out the full roster below.

When it launches, the full Switch release will include a few new local multiplayer options, like an offline six-player Party Match and 2v2 and 1v1 matches. Pre-ordering will net you the Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta at launch, along with a digital copy of the rare Super Famicom game Dragon Ball Z: Super Butoden.

The full game releases on September 28. In GameSpot's Dragon Ball FighterZ review, Peter Brown said it "bottled the essence of what makes the series' characters, animation, and sense of humor so beloved and reconfigured it into something new: a Dragon Ball fighting game that can go toe-to-toe with the best of the genre."

Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Roster

  • Goku (SS)
  • Vegeta (SS)
  • Piccolo
  • Gohan (Adult)
  • Gohan (Teenager)
  • Frieza
  • Captain Ginyu
  • Trunks
  • Cell
  • Android 18
  • Gotenks
  • Krillin
  • Kid Buu
  • Majin Buu
  • Nappa
  • Android 16
  • Yamcha
  • Hit
  • Tien
  • Beerus
  • Goku Black
  • Goku (SSGSS)
  • Vegeta (SSGSS)
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This game SUCKS! (The fighting aspect - when you finally get there - is amazing)

What could have been a beautiful fighting game has been ruined by force feed online garbage!

This forced “Lobby” system is by far the worst I’ve ever seen.

For those who just want a classic fighting game to play with your friends. Sorry this is a stupid online game.

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Just debating whether or not to preorder.

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It's been a while since Dragon Ball FighterZ launched on the PS4/X box one but it seems that Nintendo fans have managed to finally collect all 7 dragon balls and get their own wish.

-SHENRON APPROVED-

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