Coming Soon, Trailer

Fight as a legend in DRAGON BALL: SPARKING! ZERO, releasing 11th october 2024

DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO brings back the revered 3D action battle game series previously known as BUDOKAI TENKAICHI in the West

The game will be released on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC on 11th October 2024

New modes have been revealed:

  • Episode Battle, reliving some of DRAGON BALL most memorable battles with some twists
  • Custom Battle, letting players create their dream showdown and share it online






Bandai Namco Europe S.A.S has revealed that DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO, the first entry in the DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series in 15 years will be released on 11th October 2024, on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC. The game is now available for both physical and digital pre-order.

Developed by Spike Chunsoft, known for their work on the previous DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI, DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO lets players get into epic battles alongside legendary characters from the series. Episode Battle will let players pick one of eight characters and relive key battle moments in the DRAGON BALL saga. Custom Battle introduces a new element to experiencing DRAGON BALL as a game, where players can try their hands at a match imagined by the developers or create their own battle situation and share it with the world. The new trailer also reveals new additions to the playable character roster with Goku (Super), Ultra Instinct, Gohan (Adult), Super Saiyan 2, Golden Frieza, Bardock, Raditz, Goku Black, Zamasu, and Jiren, Full Power.


DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO is available in several editions detailed below

  • The Standard Edition
  • The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the Standard Edition, 3 days of early access to the game, as well as the Season Pass, which contains more than 20 characters including characters from DRAGON BALL SUPER SUPER HERO and DRAGON BALL DAIMA as well as the Shenron Summon that can unlock items. Early access to DLC characters is also included.
  • The Digital Ultimate Edition contains the Deluxe Edition content as well as the Ultimate Upgrade Pack which includes, the Goku (Super) Costume with Power Pole, an Emote Voice Set, 1 Customization item and 2 player card backgrounds. This edition also includes the possibility to summon Super Shenron to unlock items or characters.
  • The Collector Edition includes the content from the Digital UItimate Edition along with an exclusive DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO diorama and a Metallic Bookmark.
  • The Premium Collector Edition, available exclusively on the Bandai Namco Store includes all Collector Edition content as well as a SteelBook and 4 exclusive cards from the DRAGON BALL SUPER CARD GAME Fusion Worlds

As a pre-order bonus, you will have access to the following characters without the need to unlock them in game: Gogeta, Gogeta, Super Saiyan, Gogeta Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan, Broly, Broly, Super Saiyan and Super Saiyan Broly, Full Power.

Also included is a playable character to be revealed later.


Release Date:

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

Xbox Series X|S

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