DRAGON BALL: SPARKING! ZERO is the earth-shaking sequel bringing the Budokai Tenkaichi series to a new generation

Shake the Earth, Break the Heavens in the latest Dragon Ball Game, Bringing Back the Beloved Arena Brawler Series after more than 15 years Hiatus


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  • DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO brings back the revered 3D action battle game series previously known as BUDOKAI TENKAICHI in the West
  • Arriving on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC, this is the first entry in the series since BUDOKAI TENKAICHI 3 released in 2007 on PlayStation 2
  • Engage in exhilarating battles with exceptional visual fidelity, arenas with destructible environments, and an incredible roster of DRAGON BALL characters


Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe S.A.S. blasted global audiences with a Kamehameha by announcing DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO – the first entry to the DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series in more than 15 years. The debut trailer, which showcased in-game footage, revealed a visually stunning, authentic continuation of the BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series alongside faithful recreations of legendary characters and their special powers as they fight epic battles on massive and destructible arenas. DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO is coming exclusively to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC via Steam.


Developed by Spike Chunsoft, the developers behind the original BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series, DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO brings the series forward to a new era by harnessing the power of Unreal Engine 5 and pushing the envelope for gameplay and features in an arena brawler. DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO also brings the franchise back to the original Japanese naming convention, where the original DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI was titled DRAGON BALL Z: Sparking!.

"After more than 15 years, we are happy to bring one of the most beloved DRAGON BALL game franchise to new heights giving players what they have been waiting for while introducing it to a whole new generation," said Arnaud Muller, CEO at Bandai Namco Europe. "DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI pioneered 3D action battles and DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO continues the legacy while adding new genre-defining features made possible only with the latest game platforms to deliver one of the most immersive anime game experiences of all time."


The game’s gravity-defying battles promise to ‘shake the earth, break the heavens’, with each DRAGON BALL character’s signature destructive powers and Ki abilities showcased in stunning detail with damage capable of destroying entire parts of the arena.


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DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO takes the legendary gameplay of the Budokai Tenkaichi series and raises it to whole new levels.

Xbox Series X|S