Dragon Ball FighterZ Gets Switch Release This Year
posted on by Karen Ressler
Bandai Namco Entertainment and Nintendo announced on Tuesday that Arc System Works' Dragon Ball FighterZ game will get a release on Nintendo Switch. The game will launch this year in the Americas, Europe, and Japan.
The Switch version is playable at E3 in Los Angeles this week.
The game launched for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam in the Americas and Europe on January 26, and launched on February 1 in Japan for PS4 and Xbox One. The game has sold 2.5 million copies worldwide.
In the game's story mode, as the mysterious Clone Army invades, the Super Warriors lose consciousness and their powers. At the same time, the player protagonist becomes mind-linked to Goku. Goku and players must fight together to reveal the mystery behind the link and the Clone Army. The story mode also has two other stories, in which the player protagonist becomes mind-linked to Android 18 and to Frieza. The characters Android 16 and new character Android 21 "hold the key to the story."
Playable characters include Goku, Teen Gohan, Vegeta, Future Trunks, Freeza, Cell, Krillin, Piccolo, Android 18 (with Android 17), Android 16, Yamcha, Tien Shinhan (with Chiaotzu), Majin Buu, Gohan, Cell, Nappa, Ginyu, Super Saiyan Blue Goku, Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta, Beerus, Gotenks, Kid Buu, Adult Gohan, Goku Black (with Zamasu), Hit, and Android 21.
Sources: Nintendo YouTube, Bandai Namco Entertainment America Press Release
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