The lights are on
Xenoverse, Dragon Ball's first current-gen video game, has a new character that did not appear in the show, and a collection of new screens reveal he is a Saiyan.
Teased at E3, and shown a little bit more recently, this new character did not appear in the anime or manga, but his clothing and accessories hint at common elements from the show. We don't know his name, but today we learn that not only is he a Saiyan, but he is a powerful one. In the announcement revealing the new character's planetary origins, Bandai Namco writes, "After all these years, have we finally found another survivor to Planet Vegeta’s destruction? This question remains unanswered…"
You can check out more screens from the game in the gallery below which show the new character transforming, interacting and fighting with familiar Dragon Ball Z characters, and talking to Yamcha on the streets of a futuristic city. Will you be able to walk around an open city and explore? That's what some of these images seem to be teasing.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox
360, and PlayStation 3. You can check out our E3 2014 coverage of the game here, find out a little more about the new character here, and watch the latest Did You Know Gaming video on Dragon Ball Z games by hitting the link.
[Source: Dragon Ball Xenoverse on Facebook, Bandai Namco, via Gematsu]
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What are "screes"? And do they wear shoes?
Did Toriyama create the new character?
Of course he can. It's a video game!! Empowering the player character is largely a staple!
collection of new screens shoe he is a Saiyan.
Well put Kyle.
If this game has a huge character roster and planetary destruction to compliment the ultimate moves, I'm in.
Considering that if you look closely at his left sleeve which has what seems to be the Capsule Corps logo, I'm guessing he may be related to Vegita like maybe Future Trunk's child but I'm guessing I'm wrong.
From the Pan was a *** timeline.
A "Create-Your-Own-Character" perhaps?
I haven't bought a DBZ game since Tenchaichi or however you spell it, but i'm definitely interested. The way to sell any game is with a good story. I hope he's someone we can be, and upgrade and as he grows in power he gains moves and can eventually reach SSJ god or above.
... Uuuuh am I the only one who is pretty sure that's just a custom player character? This was also in the last game too I'm pretty sure. Unless they're going to create a weird backstory to explain why he's a saiyan and also has a connection to piccolo(has his cape). It just makes me think someone wanted to create a cool character so they combined Piccolo + Trunks + Tapion, with a splash of Gohan.
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Still think this is a created character and everyone will be able to create their own Saiyan. Also, open world? This could be the Dragon Ball Z game I've been waiting for all my life.
Hmmm another possible Saiyan survivor, I'm with it!
I wouldn't mind making my own DBZ character. That would be pretty cool.
looks like a created character to me, maybe trying to hype the character creation features or something, I haven't played the 3 latest DBZ games cause they sucked but who knows