“Dragon Ball FighterZ” Japanese 2nd Week Sales Figures
Published by 14 February 2018, 11:17 AM EST

In its second week on sale (the reporting period of 05 February 2018 to 11 February 2018), Dragon Ball FighterZ pushed another 14,237 copies on the PlayStation 4 to hit the #8 spot on the Media Create Sales list, bringing it to 82,968 total copies sold.

By its second week in November 2016, Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2 pushed 80,402 total copies. The first Dragon Ball XENOVERSE pushed 60,627 and 47,203 total copies on the PlayStation 3 and 4, respectively, by its second week in February 2015. By its second week last September, the Nintendo Switch port of XENOVERSE 2 had pushed 27,827 copies of its own (and now sits at 114,728 total copies sold).

The 3-on-3, “2.5D” fighting game is developed by Arc System Works for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (via Steam). The game runs at a 1080p resolution and 60fps frame rate, with higher resolutions available on the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X consoles, as well as the PC. Playable characters include Son Goku, Son Gohan (Cell arc design), Vegeta, Freeza, Cell, Boo (Good), Trunks, Piccolo, Kuririn, #16, #18 (with #17), Yamcha, Tenshinhan (with Chiaotzu), Ginyu (with teammates), Nappa (with Saibaimen), Gotenks, Son Gohan (Boo arc design), Boo (Pure), Hit, Beerus, and Goku Black (with Zamasu), as well as “Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan” (SSGSS, or “Super Saiyan Blue”) versions of Goku and Vegeta that can be accessed early via pre-orders or unlocked through gameplay. The Akira Toriyama-designed “#21” has also been revealed as a new character central to the game’s story mode. Dragon Ball FighterZ was released 26 January 2018 in North America and Europe, and 01 February 2018 in Japan.

Alongside its Japanese release, Bandai Namco announced that they had shipped two million copies of the game, making it the fastest-shipping game in the franchise’s history.

Arc previously worked on Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butōden for the Nintendo 3DS, as well as the Super Sonic Warriors games (Bukū Tōgeki and Bukū Ressen) on the Nintendo Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS. The developer is otherwise known for their Guilty Gear and BlazBlue series of fighting games.

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