We had it confirmed for a North American release this past weekend via Comic-Con, but Namco-Bandai has made the official all the more official with a press release today formally announcing Dragon Ball Z: Budokai HD Collection.
DRAGON BALL Z BUDOKAI HD COLLECTION MARKS THE RETURN OF TWO CLASSIC FIGHTING GAMES IN HD
Enhanced Visuals and Unforgettable Gameplay Reignite Popular Dragon Ball Z Games for a New Generation of Players on PlayStation 3 System and Xbox 360 this Winter
SAN JOSE, Calif., (July 18, 2012) NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced the return of two of the finest Dragon Ball Z® games in franchise history. PlayStation®2 titles Dragon Ball Z® Budokai and Dragon Ball Z® Budokai 3 are being enhanced and re-mastered in High Definition and will be released together as Dragon Ball Z® Budokai HD Collection for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft in North America this winter.
Originally released in 2002 and 2004 respectively, both games delivered highly charged, unforgettable gameplay experiences, making Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection an essential purchase for new Dragon Ball Z fans as well as those who want to relive the epic battles of the original games. With its intense gameplay and bone cracking martial arts action, Dragon Ball Z Budokai 3 went on to become the highest rated Dragon Ball Z title on Metacritic, a position it retains to this day.
In addition to enhanced and re-mastered HD visuals, the game features support for Trophies and Achievements. Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection combines two legendary anime fighting titles for the PlayStation 3 system and Xbox 360 in one package that fans of the Dragon Ball Z series can’t afford to miss.
Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection will be available for the PlayStation 3 system and Xbox 360 in North America this winter.