New DRAGON BALL: Sparking! Zero trailer reveals Goku Vs. Vegeta rivalry forms

A new trailer for the upcoming DRAGON BALL: Sparking! Zero reveals more than twenty forms which Goku Vs. Vegeta’s rivalry will take, along with providing players a glimpse of the exciting gameplay they have to look forward to when Sparking! Zero releases. The game, which was revealed during The Game Awards 2023, marks the return of the DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series after more than a 15 year hiatus. You can check out a new trailer above and read below for more details:

IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 29, 2024 – The two Saiyan rivals, Son Goku and Prince Vegeta, face off yet again in a brand-new DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO trailer from Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.  The game shook the earth – literally knocking some fans out of their seats – with a surprise reveal at The Game Awards 2023, bringing back the DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series after more than a 15-year hiatus. The latest trailer exudes with DRAGON BALL style, showcasing the full extent of the destruction, the carnage, and Ki-powered energy blasts the two powerful Saiyans are capable of, and the true-to-the-anime visuals the sequel is bringing as it comes to new-gen platforms.  DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO is coming exclusively to PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X, and PC via Steam®. For more information, please visit

True to the legacy of the Budokai Tenkaichi series, DRAGON BALL fans might catch the following forms of Goku and Vegeta revealed in the trailer:

  • Goku (Z – Early)
  • Goku (Z – Mid)
  • Goku (Z – Mid), Super Saiyan
  • Goku (Z – End)
  • Goku (Z – End), Super Saiyan
  • Goku (Z – End), Super Saiyan 2
  • Goku (Z – End), Super Saiyan 3
  • Goku (Super)
  • Goku (Super), Super Saiyan
  • Goku (Super), Super Saiyan God
  • Goku (Super), Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan
  • Vegeta (Z – Scouter)
  • Great Ape Vegeta
  • Vegeta (Z – Early)
  • Vegeta (Z – Early), Super Saiyan
  • Super Vegeta
  • Vegeta (Z – End)
  • Vegeta (Z – End), Super Saiyan
  • Vegeta (Z – End), Super Saiyan 2
  • Majin Vegeta
  • Vegeta (Super)
  • Vegeta (Super), Super Saiyan
  • Vegeta (Super), Super Saiyan God
  • Vegeta (Super), Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan

Developed by Spike Chunsoft, the developers behind the original BUDOKAI TENKAICHI series, DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO brings the series forward to a new era by harnessing the power of Unreal® Engine 5 and pushing the envelope for gameplay and features in an arena brawler. The game brings the franchise back to the original Japanese naming convention, where the original DRAGON BALL Z: BUDOKAI TENKAICHI was titled DRAGON BALL Z: Sparking! The game’s gravity-defying fights capture each DRAGON BALL character’s signature destructive powers and Ki abilities showcased in stunning detail with damage capable of destroying entire parts of the arena.

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