Dragon Ball Sparking Zero: Release date, gameplay, platforms, more

Franco Diaz
Super Saiyan Blue Goku making a Kamehameha

Bandai Namco announced that Dragon Ball Sparking! Zero will be the title that continues the Budokai Tenkaichi series. Check out everything you need to know about Dragon Ball Sparking Zero, including all confirmed characters, its release date, and more.

The new title from Bandai Namco, Dragon Ball Sparking Zero, calls for the return of the Budokai Tenkaichi series along with the most recent characters from the saga.

Here’s everything we know so far about Dragon Ball Sparking! Zero, Bandai Namco‘s new fighting game.

Dragon Ball Sparking Zero release date

Bandai Namco confirmed during Summer Game Fest 2024 that Dragon Ball Sparking Zero will be released on October 11, 2024.

Dragon Ball Sparking Zero trailers & gameplay

Bandai Namco have already held the first gameplay showcase of Dragon Ball Sparking! Zero. In it, the developer Jun Furutani explained and showcased some new features that players will notice in each combat.

You can check out all released trailers below:

Announcement trailer

Rivals Trailer

Gameplay Showcase

Power VS Speed trailer

Master and Apprentice trailer

Fused Warriors trailer

Release Date Announcement

All Dragon Ball Sparking Zero characters revealed so far

Bandai Namco teased Dragon Ball Sparking! Zero will have 164 fighters, but they have revealed 37 characters so far. It’s worth noting that some of them, like Goku and Vegeta, have different playable versions. Thus, the number of confirmed characters has risen to 82 so far.

Check out the complete list of Dragon Ball Sparking Zero playable characters so far.

  • Goku – 11 different forms
  • Vegeta – 10 different forms
  • Gohan – Four different forms
  • Trunks – Four different forms
  • Piccolo
  • Krillin
  • Yamcha
  • Tenshinhan
  • Beerus
  • Whis
  • Freezer
  • Cell
  • Majin-Boo
  • Mr. Satan
  • Videl
  • Android 17
  • Android 18
  • Jiren
  • Bergamo
  • Dyspo
  • Kakunsa
  • Master Roshi – Two different forms
  • Nappa
  • Burter
  • Toppo
  • Jeice
  • Kale – Three different forms
  • Broly – Three different forms
  • Hit
  • Trunks (Kid) – Two different forms
  • Goten – Two different forms
  • Caulifla – Two different forms
  • Gotenks – Three different forms
  • Kefla – Three different forms
  • Vegito – Two different forms
  • Gogeta (Super) – Three different forms
  • Fused Zamasu – Two different forms

Dragon Ball Sparking Zero platforms

Dragon Ball Sparking! Zero will be available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Bandai Namco confirms this at the end of each trailer/showcase of the game.

As a result, last-gen console players such as PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch users will be left out from playing the new title in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.

All in all, that’s everything we know so far about Dragon Ball Sparking! Zero. We’ll make sure to keep you informed once Bandai Namco reveal more details.

In the meantime, check out other upcoming games, like Black Myth: WukongStar Wars Outlaws2XKO (Project L), or Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree.