Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Bandai Namco Games
Developer: DIMPS
Release Date: Sept. 22, 2017

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'Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2' (ALL) Details Switch Specific Features - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2017 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 builds upon the original title with enhanced graphics that will further immerse players into the largest and most detailed Dragon Ball world ever developed.

As history is being attacked and altered by evil intruders, players will have to become Time Patrollers in order to protect the Past and the Future of the Dragon Ball world. New and powerful foes coming from Dragon Ball movies (such as Slug, with more to be revealed) will do their best to succeed in their wicked deeds.  To fight them, Time Patrollers will gather in a huge new city that is 7 times bigger than “Toki Toki City” from the previous game. Conton City is the name of the new main hub where all players can undertake quests, train at school, enter fights, shop and more. On top of a massive city that will allow for up to 300 simultaneous players, Bandai Namco Entertainment and DIMPS have implemented new exciting features: including that each playable race will have different rewards for their missions.

Last but not least, it has been confirmed that Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 will have a local versus mode with several environments to duke it out in;  and that the will run at 60 fps on all platforms, allowing for a smoother experience with highly animated fights.

Featuring Nintendo Switch specific controls and functionality, players will be able to execute famous moves such as the KAMEHAMEHA and the Spirit Bomb with the Joy Con Motion Controls. Players will also be able to join friends for grand DRAGON BALL adventures through a six-player local play mode, exclusive to the Nintendo Switch.

The Nintendo Switch console features unique controls that enable developers to think outside of the box when developing games for the platform and DRAGON BALL Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch has taken full advantage of the Nintendo Switch’s controls. DRAGON BALL Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch features the following modes:

  1. TV-Mode: Play through the entire Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 storyline.
  2. Handheld Mode: Take Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch with you on the go!
  3. Table-Top Mode: Share the Joy-Con controllers and battle a friend on the same screen.
  4. Six player Co-op Mode: Team up with friends to take on huge bosses where cooperation and strategy are key to victory.
  5. Three vs. Three Online Matchmaking Mode: Form two teams of three Dragon Ball warriors and battle against each other for supremacy!

Players will also be able to use the Joy-Con controller to execute some of the most famous and powerful super-moves from the Dragon Ball universe by mimicking the motion of Kamehamehas, Spirit Bombs, Special Beam Cannon, and more!

Key Features:

  • Relive the Dragon Ball story by time traveling and changing historic moments in the Dragon Ball universe
  • Next-gen visuals bring the Dragon Ball anime experience to life
  • New characters and boss fights
  • Brand new hub city 7X the size of the original game with 300 players online at the same time
  • 6 player local play mode (additional Nintendo Switch units required)
  • Use individual Joy-Con contollers to play the game with a friend locally
  • More in depth character creation system and battle adjustments compared to Dragon Ball Xenoverse

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 launches worldwide for the Nintendo Switch on September 22, 2017.


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