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Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot next-gen ports launch in January 2023

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Publisher Bandai Namco and developer CyberConnect2 have announced a release date for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot’s next-gen ports

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is coming to Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 on January 12th in Japan and on January 13th worldwide.

The next-gen ports will be a free upgrade to owners on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and will feature improved visuals, reduced load times, and will run at 4K resolution/60FPS.

As we previously covered, the new ports launch alongside the game’s new story DLC, “Bardock – Alone Against Fate”, which focuses on the titular father of Goku and his TV special “Bardock: Father of Goku.” This new DLC comes in the Legendary Edition, as well as separately.

Here’s the new details:

Developed by CyberConnect2 Co., Ltd., DRAGON BALL Z KAKAROT lets players experience the legendary story of DRAGON BALL Z. Featuring epic events and lighthearted side quests, including story moments that answer burning questions from Dragon Ball lore, fans can truly experience becoming Goku as they fish, fly, train, and battle their way through the entirety of the DRAGON BALL Z sagas.  Enhancements to the new-gen versions include faster loading times, fluid gameplay up to 60 FPS, and new visual details that enhance the immersion into the world of DRAGON BALL. DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT’s in-game card game, Card Warriors, will also be available in the new-gen versions of the title as an offline version for single players.

While only the physical version is currently available for preorder, DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT will offer the following digital SKUs when it launches on January 13:

  • Standard Edition: This includes the base DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT game
  • Deluxe Edition (Digital Only; Not Available for Pre-Order): This includes the base DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT game, a Deluxe Cooking item, and Season Pass 1 (Two Original Story Episodes + One New Story Arc)
  • Legendary Edition (Digital Only; Not Available for Pre-Order): This includes the base DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT game, a Deluxe Cooking item, a Legendary Cooking item, Season Pass 1, and Season Pass 2 (Three New Story Arcs, including the upcoming BARDOCK- ALONE AGAINST FATE DLC)

Here’s a new trailer:

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is available for Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and September 24th on Nintendo Switch. In case you missed it, you can find our review here (We recommend it).

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