One final announcement today out of Namco Bandai's camp, is the Day One edition for early purchasers of the newest Dragon Ball Z game, dubbed Battle of Z. Not scheduled to hit Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 until next year, the Day One edition, available for a limited run, will feature a little cross-anime surprise with the Naruto Uzumaki Sage Mode costume for series hero Goku. If you remember, there's was a similar cross-promotion with the last CyberConnect2 Naruto developed title earlier this year.
Along with the Day One edition, special pre-order bonuses were announced that will be split between certain retailers, including unlockable characters like Super Vegito and Super Saiyan Bardock. The retailers for these bonuses are not being announced as of yet.
For more info, along with some new screens and a special Tokyo Game Show announcement trailer, check out everything below.
Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced its Day One Edition and Pre-Order offers for Dragon Ball Z®: Battle of Z for North America, Latin America, and Brazil on the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z delivers over-the-top anime action and intensity, presented in new cell-shaded HD graphics. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z's expanded team battle and co-op modes will also allow players to create teams of four characters to take on opponents across the globe.
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z's Day One Edition will be offered while supplies last at participating retailers and will feature a download code for Goku's Naruto Uzumaki Sage Mode Costume from the popular NARUTO SHIPPUDEN series. Players will be able to execute all of Goku's famous attacks including the Kamehameha and Meteor Smash while dressed in one of theNARUTO universe's most recognizable outfits. Dragon Ball Z and NARUTO fans will want to reserve a copy of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z in order to guarantee their Naruto Uzumaki Sage Mode Costume for their video game collection.
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z will also be offered with special Pre-Order bonuses. Exclusive characters Super Vegito and Super Saiyan Bardock will be available in different pre-order programs at participating retailers. These characters have proven to be fan favorites with popular attacks and character storylines. Additional details regarding how and where to pre-order Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z to receive Super Vegito or Super Saiyan Bardock will be announced in the near future.
³Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z marks a significant push forward for Dragon Ball Z games both in its expanded team and online gameplay mechanics and improved HD graphical presentation,² said Chris Gilbert, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. ³The Dragon Ball Z franchise has been a perennial favorite amongst Japanese videogame, manga, and anime fans and we're excited to offer our loyal Dragon Ball Z fans additional content to go with the innovative and heightened experience they will have with Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z.²
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z will be available in early 2014 for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft,the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, and PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system (digital download only) in the Americas. For more information on the game, please visit: http://dbzboz.bngames.net, http://dragonball.
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