Dragon Ball FighterZ Release Date Announced and more!

What’s Up PlayStation Nation,

If you haven’t heard by now the official release date for the highly anticipated fighter Dragon Ball FighterZ has been revealed.  Alongside some unexpected news. But first let’s get to the nit and grit. As reported via Bandai Namco’s official press release:

Dragon Ball FighterZ will release January 26th 2018 in North America and European Territories.

Alongside this announcement it has been revealed that the anticipated fighter will also have an 8 character season pass for the purchase of 34.99 These character passes will add up to 8 additional character to the Already announced 22 character roster that is set for the release of DBF’z. Here’s who we have announced so far.


Also bandai namco has revealed details about the story mode and online features which you can read below:

Story Mode will also surprise and delight all the fans with the LINK System allowing them to embody different characters, share their minds and even discuss with them while they live in the same body! Surprises are not finished yet. 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!

In regards to the online modes here’s what Bandai Namco has revealed so far:

The online mode with interconnected match-making will be the perfect place to test players’ skills. In the Circle Match mode, up to 8 players can enter into the room to fight against each other where up to 4 fights can happen at the same time. The World Match mode will allow players to choose between a casual and a ranked match.
Dragon Ball FighterZ will have various digital and physical versions available for purchase.
Digital Versions details below:
1. FighterZ Edition that will go for $94.99. It features the game and the FighterZ Pass with eight new characters.

2. The Ultimate Edition $109.99 and it features everything in the FighterZ Edition plus an Anime Music Pack with 11 songs from the anime and a commentator pack.

3. FighterZ Pass which doesn’t include the game but the pass allows you to receive all 8 fighters and various colors, Lobby Avatars and FighterZ Stamp.
Here are the  details for the physical version:
1. The Dragon Ball FighterZ Collectors Edition will be available for $139.99. It comes with the game, a special box, exclusive steel book casing, a 7-inch Goku statue, and three art boards.
2. The Standard Edition Comes with standard the case and Game Disc as well as if you pre-order you will receive access to SSGSS versions of Goku and Vegeta unlocked day 1 as playable characters. I do believe that all versions that are available for purchase provide early access to the Open Beta as well.
But what do you think of this announcement? Will you be picking up this fighter? Are you interested in this iteration of a competitive Dragon Ball tag team fighting game? Comment below and let us know. For news like this and more make sure to check back with us here at What’s Up PlayStation.

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