LOS ANGELES – June 7, 2024 – Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. announced that DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO, the first entry to the DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series in 15 years, is releasing worldwide on October 11, 2024. DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO is available now for digital and physical pre-orders on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X, and PC via Steam® in Standard, Deluxe, Premium Collector Edition, and Digital Ultimate Edition. Pre-orders come with bonus early access to a number of characters including Broly (Super), Gogeta (Super) and more. For more information, visit

The new trailer featured on the Summer Game Fest livestream teased at a newly-revealed game mode, Episode Battle, showcasing a visually-stunning and authentic continuation of the BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series. Episode Battle will let players pick one of eight characters and relive key battles in the Dragon Ball saga. The new trailer also reveals new additions to the playable character list, including Goku (Super), Ultra Instinct, Gohan (Adult), Super Saiyan 2, Golden Frieza, Bardock, Raditz, Goku Black, Zamasu, as well as Jiren, Full Power.

Also revealed for DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO, 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 scenarios and share them with the world.

DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO is available in Standard Edition as well as premium versions, detailed below:

  • 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 World

All pre-orders will unlock early access to the following characters available 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.

Watch the DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO Summer Game Fest trailer here 

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About Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.

Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc., part of the Bandai Namco Group, is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for major video game consoles, PC, online, and mobile platforms. The company is known for creating many of the industry’s beloved classic franchises such as PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®, and publishing the critically acclaimed DARK SOULS™ series and the blockbuster title ELDEN RING™. Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. is also the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime-based video games including GUNDAM™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL™, and ONE PIECE®. Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. is headquartered in Irvine, California. More information about the company and its products can be found at

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