By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The first Dragon Ball Z game for the current gen of consoles is confirmed for  the Americas, and also has a new title. Dragon Ball Xenoverse will be released for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360. This title is developed by Dimps, the team behind the DBZ: Budokai series. The game certainly looks like a graphical upgrade from the last few DBZ titles, and while details are still under wraps Bandai Namco does say that there are plenty of new features still to be revealed. Check out the E3 trailer below.  A specific release date has not been unveiled just yet.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., (June 10, 2014) – Leading video game publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. today announced Dragon Ball XENOVERSE for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft.

Developed by famed Osaka-based Japanese videogame developer Dimps (the team behind the fan favorite Dragon Ball Z: Budokai series); Dragon Ball XENOVERSE will be the first Dragon Ball game to make its way to the new generation of consoles with all the epic battles fans have come to expect between Goku and his most feared enemies; Vegeta, Frieza, Cell and many others, with brand new gameplay design. Dragon Ball XENOVERSE will take the beloved universe from series’ creator Akira Toriyama by storm and break tradition with a new world setup, a mysterious city, a mysterious fighter and other amazing features to be announced in the future.

“The Dragon Ball franchise has resonated with gamers from around the world for generations.” said Chris Gilbert, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. “The Dimps team has been given new creative material and a powerful digital canvas from which to develop a game that will deliver unique features that will surely please Dragon Ball and gaming fans alike.”

Currently rated “RP” for Rating Pending by the ESRB, Dragon Ball XENOVERSE will be available in the Americas for the PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, PlayStation®3 system, and Xbox 360.

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