Dragon Ball Xenoverse is the first Dragon Ball game on new-gen consoles, and it’s been a success
Bandai Namco Games has today announced that it’s latest title, Dragon Ball Xenoverse, which launched in February, has already shipped more than 1.5 million units around the world. The game is also the first Dragon Ball title to make its way to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse threw players into the Dragon Ball Universe as their very own customisable avatar. The game blended fast paced fighting with a small RPG-style character progression and home-hub. The game saw players travel in time to various iconic battles to change the outcome which had been corrupted by a mysterious force.
According to Bandai Namco, the game is going strong in three major regions; EMEA, Japan and Americas, revealing that the game has “accomplished its main purpose: please as much fans as possible!”
“I would like to thank everyone for their support on this new challenge. We decided to take a risk and create a completely new concept to entertain our fans and DRAGON BALL lovers and we are quite proud of the successful result!” says Masayuki Hirano, Game Producer at Bandai Namco Games. “On a more personal note, I feel honoured to create a game around a licence as massive as DRAGON BALL! On behalf of BANDAI NAMCO Games: thanks for your amazing support! We will continue working and reaching new heights!”
You can check out what we thought about Dragon Ball Xenoverse in our review!