The sequel to the fighting role-playing game "Dragon Ball Xenoverse" will soon head to the West. Bandai Namco has announced that "Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2" will be released in the U.S. in 2016.
The publisher Bandai Namco made the announcement on Tuesday, May 17, according to a report posted on Kotaku. In a press statement, the gaming company has revealed that the upcoming game "Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2" is "currently in development" by developer DIMPS in Japan. Bandai also shared that the upcoming game sequel will maximize the full "power" of current gaming consoles, including the PC.
Bandai even teased of the "enhanced graphics" that gamers will see when "Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2" hits the U.S. market. Game developer DIMPS is said to have incorporated the "most detailed Dragon Ball world ever developed," as stated in the same report. Bandai has even claimed that these enhancements will "further immerse players" in the "Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2's" game world.
Some of the new features of the upcoming game include a new hub city, as indicated in Bandai's press statement. Game developers have also added "the most character customization choices to date." However, the gaming company did not elaborate on the said feature. On the other hand, Bandai has also mentioned that avid "Dragon Ball" gamers will enjoy special upgrades in the upcoming game, as well as several new features.
A "Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2" trailer released by Bandai has also provided game fanatics a look at the graphics of the upcoming title. Some of the characters featured in the said clip included Frieza and Trunks, Polygon reports. The game's storyline also appears to involve the events from the series' past and future, as hinted in the clip.
Meanwhile, avid gamers can expect to discover more about "Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2" in the upcoming E3 2016 event. Bandai is said to reveal additional details during the annual gaming event to be held beginning June 14 until June 16.
"Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2" has been slated for a 2016 release for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.