Fire a Kamehameha on January 13, 2023 with the release of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S
Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced that Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is arriving on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S on January 13, 2023.
They previously revealed that the action RPG would be coming to the current generation of consoles during Tokyo Game Show 2022 last month. Plus, the title would be getting a 4th DLC expansion with Bardock: Alone Against Fate and that it would be the first piece of content for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot's Season Pass 2.
A new release date trailer was shown for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot's upcoming release on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. It showed off several comparisons between its last generation versions that were on the PS4 and Xbox One and how it's looking on the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S; the enhanced visuals are very noticeable.
Plus, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot will run at 60fps on its PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions, bringing it up to par with its previous release on PC in that aspect.
Players can upgrade to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S versions for free, if they own it on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. today announced that enhanced versions of DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT will officially launch on PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S on January 13, 2023. As an incentive for current players, Bandai Namco Entertainment is offering free upgrades to new-gen versions for anyone who owns the original game on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. Physical pre-orders of the new-gen titles are also currently available. More information on preorders, the free upgrade, and digital versions available at launch can be found at www.bandainamcoent.com/games/dragon-ball-z-kakarot.
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)