Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Coming January 14 to Xbox One

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Hello again, fellow FighterZ!

We hope you’ve been keeping your fighting skills sharp because on January 26 they will be put to the test when Dragon Ball FighterZ is unleashed on Xbox One. Before the release of the game, we’ll bring you an Open Beta to hone those Kamehamehas and Destructo-Discs.

Here are the details of the Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta:


Early Access to the Open Beta will be available for those who pre-ordered the game digitally from the Microsoft Store, starting on Saturday, January 13 at 12:00 a.m. PST. You can pre-load the Early Access client on January 12 at 9:00 p.m. PST. You will need to download an additional DLC item in order to get in. Please search the storefront for “DBFighterzBETA” to find “Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Early Access.” Download this DLC to activate your Early Access to the Open Beta.

The Open Beta will start on Sunday, January 14 at 12:00 a.m. PST and run for 48 hours, ending on Monday, January 15 at 11:59 p.m. PST.


You can download the Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta from the Microsoft Store via Xbox Live.


Here’s all the content you can expect in the open beta:

  • World Match
  • Battle Tutorial
  • Rankings
  • Replay Channel
  • Stamps (Limited Set)
  • Lobby Avatar customization (Limited Customization)
  • 7 Stages
  • 11 Characters: SS Goku, SS Vegeta, Gohan (Adult), Frieza, Cell, Kid Buu, Krilin, Picolo, Nappa, Android 18, and Beerus
  • 2 dramatic scenes that can occur before or after fights between Goku and Frieza under certain circumstances

Oh, you want some more info on Dragon Ball FighterZ? Let’s talk about some of the different modes available in the full game:

Arcade Mode

Fight waves upon waves of enemy teams to get the highest rank. You can ascend three different courses: the Snake Way, the Extreme Gravity Spaceship, and the Hyperbolic Time Chamber course. Each course will feature battles with a wide variety of enemy teams. Your route in each course is determined by your score in the previous battle. If your score is high enough, you can advance one rank above your previous one. Otherwise, you’ll continue a route of the same or lower rank. Your score after clearing the last stage determines your rank. If it’s your highest yet, it will be recorded as your best score. Once you’ve completed a course, you’ll gain access to hard mode.

Dragonball FighterZ Arcade Mode Screenshot

Story Mode

In story mode, you’ll be traversing three original story arcs. As you progress, you’ll learn the basics of combat and help your characters get stronger, so this is the perfect place to begin your journey. During your travels, you’ll encounter old friends and deadly new foes. Encountering a boss will advance the storyline and rescuing an ally will grant you new playable characters. You can also increase your Link Level with your allies. The higher the Link Level, the stronger your allies become. When it reaches a certain point, you’ll see special Link Event cutscenes, so keep fighting on! Some characters will have unique dialog if they’re fighting alongside specific teammates. Try to group as many different characters together as possible for different conversations among your squad. You can leave and come back to the story mode whenever you like.

That’s all the info we have for now. We hope you’re ready to experience the next level of fighting games in Dragon Ball FighterZ on Xbox One January 26!

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