Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2.5D fighting video game by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. and Bandai Namco Games, developed by , and .

Official trailers

Bandai Namco Entertainment America on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 released the trailer:
DRAGON BALL FighterZ - Goku Gameplay Trailer | PS4, X1, PC, SWITCH.

Story intro

The game takes place sometime between the "Future Trunks" and "Universe Survival" arcs of Dragon Ball Super. The game's main antagonist, Android 21, was a normal human who eventually became an Android created by the Red Ribbon Army after her son became the model for Android 16. Once she awakens, she repairs 16 and uses the Dragon Balls to resurrect Frieza, Cell, Nappa, and the Ginyu Force, and seals away the powers and souls of all of Earth's strongest warriors. Wanting to control the hungry monster within her, she and 16 develop a linking system originally created by Dr. Gero in which a human soul (the player) can possess the warriors and provide them strength. The player possesses Goku and awakens next to Bulma, who asks him to confront the Earth's current crisis. Clones of the other fighters and villains have been appearing and the other Z Warriors are nowhere to be seen. After confronting the resurrected 16, Beerus and Whis arrive to explain the soul's link to Goku. Goku and Bulma leave to try and find 16 and the other Z warriors. Goku rescues Krillin, and they battle Cell who appears to have knocked out 18 and endangered an unknown woman. The woman claims to be a Red Ribbon scientist and informs them that they need to find the base emitting the power-suppressing waves to restore their abilities. The reunited Z Fighters eventually confront 16, where he explains that the Red Ribbon Army's current leader, Android 21, is behind everything. The scientist Goku and Krillin saved from Cell earlier arrives and reveals herself to be Android 21. She destroys 16 for his betrayal and knocks out Goku when he tries to follow her. The player then possesses Cell's body and battles 21 before returning to Goku's body again. 21 devours the resurrected villains and decides to wait for Goku and his friends to grow stronger. Goku brings her and the other Z Fighters to the Sacred World of the Kai to protect Earth from the fight. With their combined power, Goku and the Z Fighters obliterate 21. Whis expresses his disappointment over the unanswered questions about Android 21. The gameplay is inspired by concepts from several other fighting games, primarily the Marvel vs. Capcom series' control scheme and team mechanics. Players each select three characters to form a team, from an initial roster of 24. One character is controlled and can be switched with one of the other characters at any time. Players can also call one of their other characters to perform an "Assist" move, allowing simultaneous attacks and combos with the entire team. All three of the opponent's characters must be defeated to win the game.


Dragon Ball FighterZ was scheduled to be released on January 26, 2018, on February 1, 2018, on September 27, 2018 and on September 28, 2018 by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. and Bandai Namco Games.

The game is made with Unreal Engine engine.

This video game is available for the following platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

The game had received PEGI 12 rating.

External links

Official website: bandainamcoent.com/games/dragon-ball-fighterz

Other websites: Steam, PlayStation, Xbox

Wikipedia: Dragon Ball FighterZ

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