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  • Summary: After the success of the Xenoverse series, its time to introduce a new classic 2D DRAGON BALL fighting game for this generations consoles. DRAGON BALL FighterZ is born from what makes the DRAGON BALL series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its allpowerful fighters.After the success of the Xenoverse series, its time to introduce a new classic 2D DRAGON BALL fighting game for this generations consoles. DRAGON BALL FighterZ is born from what makes the DRAGON BALL series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its allpowerful fighters. Partnering with Arc System Works, DRAGON BALL FighterZ maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay to audiences worldwide.
    Key Features:

    * 3vs3 TAG/SUPPORT
    Allows players to train and master more than one fighter/style which brings deeper gameplay

    * HIGH-END ANIME GRAPHICS
    Using the power of the Unreal engine and the talented team at Arc System Works, DRAGON BALL FighterZ is a visual tour-de-force
    * SPECTACULAR FIGHTS
    Experience aerial combos, destructible stages, famous scenes from the DRAGON BALL anime reproduced in 60FPS and 1080p resolution (Higher resolution will be supported on PS4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio)
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 9
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 9
  3. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. Feb 1, 2018
    90
    To put it simply, Dragon Ball FighterZ is stunning in motion.
  2. Jan 26, 2018
    90
    Dragon Ball FighterZ is fun on so many levels. I had fun with it as a competitive hardcore fighting game. I had fun with it as a hopeless screaming otaku. I even had fun grinding up Zeni to unlock characters and dress my lobby avatar up. I haven’t had this much fun with a fighting game in a very long time. DBFZ is one title that casuals and pros alike won’t want to miss.
  3. Feb 27, 2018
    89
    Polished, fast, over-the-top and most of all fun, Dragon Ball FighterZ is a fighting game worth more than just a passing glance. Its lengthy campaign alone will keep you glued to the action for a while, but its other gameplay options and Dragon Ball universe depth make it something of a must own -- whether your DBZ fan alumni, or fighting game guru. One of the year’s excellent fighting game releases.
  4. Jan 29, 2018
    87
    Great anime fighting game with a scalable and very dynamic combat system that should thrill beginners and professionals alike.
  5. Feb 14, 2018
    85
    Dragon Ball FighterZ is a great game that should be an automatic purchase for any fans of the Dragon Ball franchise, and is worth a hard look from anyone that may be intimidated to jump into their first fighting game. It’s too early to make claims about the game’s longevity, balance, and online community, but the pieces are certainly in place to for the game to have some legs.
  6. Feb 6, 2018
    83
    Accessible yet complex, chaotic yet beautiful, this is the real fighting game deal.
  7. 80
    This fighter looks great, sounds better, having enough depth and complexity to warrant its asking price. Every detail is tended to, which makes fun, challenging gameplay that is easy to learn but hard to master.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 32
  2. Negative: 6 out of 32
  1. Jan 26, 2018
    10
    Quite possibly the best 2D fighter ever made. This is why we play games in the first place. There have been decent DB games before this, butQuite possibly the best 2D fighter ever made. This is why we play games in the first place. There have been decent DB games before this, but nothing close to FighterZ. The animation, combined with artistic graphics really set it apart from other games and it also beautifully complements the gameplay. It's so brisk, and is one of the greatest technical achievements in the genre and can't be avoided Expand
  2. Feb 2, 2018
    10
    O jogo é super gráfico e ação sentimento muito maravilhoso. Mas creio que sim, em breve será mais novos personagens, exemplo Gogeta, Vegetto,O jogo é super gráfico e ação sentimento muito maravilhoso. Mas creio que sim, em breve será mais novos personagens, exemplo Gogeta, Vegetto, Instinto Superior, Jiren, Kale, mais outros... E também lugar novo Torneio do Poder e mais outros... Espero que sim. Dragon Ball FighterZ é TOP! Expand
  3. Mar 12, 2018
    9
    Although it has a heavy reliance on the anime, that in no way deters the awesome action and thrills that playing as these characters gives.Although it has a heavy reliance on the anime, that in no way deters the awesome action and thrills that playing as these characters gives. The voice acting is as perfect as usual, the action is fast-paced and makes you feel like you are these characters. Extremely enjoyable. Expand
  4. May 3, 2019
    8
    the story mode is actually a test of patience. it's terrible, there are like 30 playable characters here, but in story mode you're doomed tothe story mode is actually a test of patience. it's terrible, there are like 30 playable characters here, but in story mode you're doomed to play as 13 of them, against 3000 clones of the same 13 you are playing. FOR THREE """DIFFERENT""" ARCS. the last arc is the lazyest thing i've ever saw in a video game. just plain aweful.
    but the battles are **** amazing. best ever.
    i just get kinda sad with what games are becoming. especially fighting games.
    back on budokai tenkaichi 2 on PS2 we had 73 characters SEVENTY THREE. and the number IS NOT INCLUDING all the transformations, different nivels of power or the freaking fusions and absorptions. and you could **** do all that IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FIGHT.
    damn, that was so cool. starting of as frieza 1st form against goku, and go through all frieza's forms till you get to the full power, and goku going to kaioken, SS1, 2, 3, 4.
    man, good times...

    well, it may seem that i'm just trashing on this game here, but i actually enjoyed very much (not the story mode even tho android 21 is 'f'ing bad ass af) just got a little frustrated and nostalgic thinking about that game...
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  5. Mar 29, 2018
    7
    Dragon Ball Fighterz is by far the best looking dragon ball game we have ever got, but after the eye candy effects wear down, there isn'tDragon Ball Fighterz is by far the best looking dragon ball game we have ever got, but after the eye candy effects wear down, there isn't really much depth whatsoever in the game. The Story mode consists of fighting the same 'Clones' which are just Characters from the game with a different color pattern, it's extremely lazy and gets boring QUICK. The story mode is long for a fighting game, but mostly because its filled with cutscenes, some that are interesting and funny, and some that are just boring and pointless, like the same repetitive cut scenes of one of your characters reacting to fighting one of his clones. This is by far one of the worst and most boring story mode in a fighting game i've ever played. The Arcade mode is alright and pretty basic just like any other arcade mode in fighting games. The main problem i have with fighterz though is the just sheer lack of content. The only thing you can do really is play online matches with other people, and even that can be a chore since sometimes the matchmaking is just god awful and the servers will completely just **** itself. The game by no means is easily accesable if you're a casual, they have auto combos in the game which basically means if you spam Light attack or medium attack you'll perform a decently sized combo, but there is no combos list, and if you actually want to get better at the game and actually learn how to play (the in game tutorial doesnt really help at all) you'll have to go out of your way and watch youtube videos, go through many sites and google docs just to find a **** combo list (Since because yaknow, adding a move list with universal combos and character specific combos in the game is just too difficult) and learn Fighting game terms, so you'll have to outsource on that, and that alone scares tons of casuals away, hence why the casuals have already left this game. So at the end of the day, its a empty competitive fighting game that severely lacks content, with the only thing to keep you going being the community and competition. Expand
  6. Feb 1, 2021
    6
    valorant has an interesting design, good idea of what shooters can be and a higly anticipated match for a shooter as competitive like csgo so,valorant has an interesting design, good idea of what shooters can be and a higly anticipated match for a shooter as competitive like csgo so, comparations will be made, great art design, a solid fps foundation, but it falls short in promises such his Expand
  7. Feb 15, 2019
    0
    This game is complete cancer. I am really dissapointed that people love this game even though it’s quite possible the cheapest most badlyThis game is complete cancer. I am really dissapointed that people love this game even though it’s quite possible the cheapest most badly designed fighting game ever maybe. It is awful, if your opponent gets the first hit that’s it the match is over no matter how much you block you can’t do anything and you can’t bring any partner in it is literally impossible to win at this game kf you are not lucky. It a twitch fighting game whose only purpose of existance is to milk the Dragon Ball community because it is clearly not a good game and if it was a brand new IP it would have been laughed out of the room but because it’s Dragon Ball everyone is in love with it even though it is a total piece of cheap unfair crap. One of the biggest wastes of money I have ever experienced. And people will just spread their toxicity when you make these complaints and just tell you to “git gud” which is absolute cancer and shows how toxic the people that actually like this trash are. No person in their right mind that loves video games and even fighting games would like this hot garbage. Stay away and don’t make the same mistake I made. Expand

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