Bandai Namco has announced that Dragon Ball: The Breakers — the forthcoming asymmetrical multiplayer survival game — will release globally this October across the PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One platforms.
In Japan, The Breakers will launch 13 October 2022 on the Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, while the Steam/PC release will follow the next day on 14 October 2022.
In America and Europe, the game will launch 14 October 2022 across all platforms.
Regarding PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S|X support, a European Bandai Namco news post clarifies that the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, “…will be compatible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S,” respectively.
Three different versions of the game will release across the various territories:
- Standard Edition: A digital edition of the base game. The Standard Edition will retail for $19.99 (US MSRP).
- Special Edition: A physical edition of the base game, as well as a “Special Edition Pack” with a customizable costume, a two-handed victory pose, and a yellow dragon vehicle skin. The Special Edition will retail for $29.99 (US MSRP)
- Limited Edition: A physical edition of the base game, the aforementioned “Special Edition Pack” contents, a steelbook, a 9cm Cell shell husk figure, as well as a “time exclusive bonus” from the Bandai Namco store of a green Potara earring in-game cosmetic item. The Limited Edition will retail for $79.99 (US MSRP).
For all editions, a pre-order bonus includes a “Transphere” (temporary character transformation) for No. 18 with the Wall Kick skill, as well as a blue scouter accessory.
Developed by Dimps, Dragon Ball: The Breakers puts a small group of seven survivors up against a “raider” in an asymmetrical race to survive, in a world shared with Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2.