Dragon Ball FighterZ Release Date Announced For PS4, Xbox One, And PC

Trunk up in January.

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Bandai Namco's much-anticipated new Dragon Ball fighting game is less than three months away, the publisher announced today. Dragon Ball FighterZ's release date has shifted from a vague "early 2018" to a precise date: it launches January 26, 2018 in the United States and Europe on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Developed by Arc System Works, the studio responsible for Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, FighterZ is a stylish 2D fighting game featuring a ton of characters from the world of Dragon Ball, who are rendered in 3D. Just recently, we learned that Nappa and Captain Ginyu will be playable, joining the likes of Android 16, Future Trunks, Krillin, and Piccolo. You can see all the Dragon Ball FighterZ characters in our roundup.

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In addition to the competitive aspects of the game, FighterZ features a "what-if" story mode where Android 16 is revived and the Z-Fighters are progressively killed off. Players will take control of a different character from chapter to chapter.

Die-hard fans will have the option of picking up a FighterZ collector's edition, the main attraction of which is a 7-inch Goku statue. Pre-ordering the physical version, including the standard edition of the game, will receive two early unlockable characters: Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta. You'll also receive early access to an upcoming FighterZ open beta. Bandai Namco has also announced FighterZ's DLC season pass, which adds eight new playable characters.

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This sucks won't be on the Switch! Lame!!

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Glad it's coming to PC as i'll be getting it on that, but why no Beta?

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I'm glad is coming to PC too and we also don't have to wait an additional 8 months to play it . It looks like this might be a hit if it does I'm definitely Getting it for PC. Surprise that the Switch is not getting a version this would have been a good game for Switch as it is a Japanese game and Japanese games of this type will sell good in a switch console.

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Coming to PC too? Oh hell yeah!

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Beginning of the year, huh?

I'm so excited I think I just super saiyan'd my pants.

-SUPER SAIYAN DEUCE NINJA APPROVED-

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Awesome. That’s not too far off, so looking forward to this game.

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Releases the exact same day as monster hunter worlds damn.

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@gamingdevil800: January 26th is going to be a good day.

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@Xero_Kaiser: Agreed.

great year to start off the year.

-GREAT START NINJA APPROVED-

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This is going to be a great game...I just hope we get more fighters!

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@supamastergamer: From the recent news of the upcoming DLC I think it's fair to say that we will.

-THE MORE THE MERRIER NINJA APPROVED-

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Crappy front cover IMO, but the game looks amazing!

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@Myron117: i actually like it, reminds me of dbz budokai 3 cover

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