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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by Lord Beerus » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:10 pm

Yeah... I'd like to change my prediction for the roster:

Goku (Base, Kaioken, SSJ, SSJ2, SSJ3, SSJG, SSJB, SSJ4)
Krillin
Piccolo
Tien
Yamcha
Raditz
Vegeta (Base, SSJ, Super Vegeta, SSJ2, SSJB, SSJ4)
Nappa
Captain Ginyu
Recoome
Final Form Freeza (Golden Form)
Future Trunks (Base, SSJ, SSJ2, SSJI)
Android 16
Android 17
Android 18
Perfect Cell (Super Perfect Cell)
Gohan (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 2, Ultimate Gohan*)
Gotenks (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 3)
Dabra
Fat Buu
Super Buu (Base, Bootenks*, Boohan*)
Vegetto (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan Blue)
Kid Buu
Beerus
Janemba
Broly
Hit
Goku Black
Merged Zamasu
Omega Shenron

*Alternate costume for same character

30 Characters. The most significant characters from the manga, some from Super, the most popular from the movies and a splash of GT.

That's reasonable, right?

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by Almighty Majin » Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:24 am

I'm predicting about maybe 30 characters.

These are basically the most likely that I think will be in due to relevance and popularity:

[spoiler]Goku (SSJ, SSJ3, SSJB)
Vegeta (SSJ, SSJB)
Teen Gohan (SSJ2)
Gohan (Potential Unleashed)
Future Trunks (SSJ, SSJI)
Gotenks (SSJ, SSJ3)
Gogeta (SSJ)
Vegetto (SSJ, SSJB)
Piccolo
Krillin
Tien
Yamcha
Master Roshi (Base, Max Power)
Raditz
Nappa
Captain Ginyu
Freeza (Final Form, Golden)
Android 16
Android 17
Android 18
Cell (Perfect)
Dabura
Majin Buu
Super Buu
Kid Buu
Beerus
Hit
Goku Black
Merged Zamasu
Broly (LSSJ)[/spoiler]

These are some possible candidates for DLC:

[spoiler]Bardock (Base, SSJ)
Cooler (Base, Final Form)
Future Gohan (SSJ)
Pikkon
Super Janemba
Jiren
Bebi Vegeta (Super Bebi 2)
Super 17
Omega Shenron
Mira
Arcs System Cameo (Sol Badguy or Ragna the Bloodedge)[/spoiler]

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by funrush » Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:52 am

Maybe this isn't the most likely, but if the roster is 20, this is what I'd want.

Goku
Vegeta
Gohan
Freeza
Majin Buu
Cell
Piccolo
Kid Goku
Tien
Krillin
Future Trunks
Videl
Raditz
Recoome
18
Dabura
Toppo
Beerus
Broly/Kale (maybe Kale to push back the sausagefest)
Hit

Characters like Zamasu, Chi-Chi, Cabba, Caulifla, Gotenks, Vegito, Whis, Mr. Satan, Ginyu, and 17 can be DLC.

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by simtek34 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:30 pm

This is what I hope it will be do to the small character limit. Not what it will probably be. I'm Not counting Transformations

Kid Goku
Tenshinan
Yamucha
Goku
Kuririn
Great Demon King Piccolo
Piccolo
Raditz
Vegeta
Nappa
Freeza
Ginyu
Jheese
Future Trunks
#17
#18
Cell
Gotenks
Mystic Gohan
Boo
Vegetto/Gogeta (Want Gogeta more but...)
Beerus
Hit
Cabba
Black
Zamas

26-27 Characters, seems about good.
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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by Bullza » Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:18 pm

I predict that the playable roster will consist of characters we've played as in a couple dozen games already and the new characters who we haven't played as or only played as once from Dragon Ball Super will be made DLC so they can rip us off even further like they did with Xenoverse 2.

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by Darknat » Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:43 pm

I don't think we are going to get a big roster. And I doubt there would be many in game transformations, probably only powerups or special attacks. I was thinking about a 24 roster, but in the end I went with 32. Broly and Bardock are there because for some reason, they are always in the games:

Goku
Goku SS
Goku SSG
Goku SB
Krilin
Ten Shin Han
Yamcha
Piccolo
Vegeta
Vegeta SS
Majin Vegeta
Vegeta SB
Gohan SS2
Ultimate Gohan
Future Trunks SS
Mutenroshi
Vegetto SS
Vegetto SSB
Gotenks SS
Freeza final form
#17
#18
Perfect Cell
Majin Buu (fat)
Super Buu
Kid Buu
Beerus
Hit
Goku Black Rose
Merged Zamasu
Broly
Bardock

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by Orb » Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:14 pm

Going with around 25 characters. It better to go with what different chracters can bring to the table instead of repeated characters with a different form or age

Goku
Vegeta
Gohan (Teen)
Cell
Freeza
Buu (Fat)
Kid Buu
#18
Future Trunks
Janemba
Bardock
Broly
Mr.Satan
Piccolo
Kuririn
Tien
Gotenks
Vegito
Beerus
Dabura
Dr. Gero
Super 17
Omega Shenron
Hit
Goku Black

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by Doctor. » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:06 pm

Lord Beerus wrote:Yeah... I'd like to change my prediction for the roster:

Goku (Base, Kaioken, SSJ, SSJ2, SSJ3, SSJG, SSJB, SSJ4)
Krillin
Piccolo
Tien
Yamcha
Raditz
Vegeta (Base, SSJ, Super Vegeta, SSJ2, SSJB, SSJ4)
Nappa
Captain Ginyu
Recoome
Final Form Freeza (Golden Form)
Future Trunks (Base, SSJ, SSJ2, SSJI)
Android 16
Android 17
Android 18
Perfect Cell (Super Perfect Cell)
Gohan (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 2, Ultimate Gohan*)
Gotenks (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 3)
Dabra
Fat Buu
Super Buu (Base, Bootenks*, Boohan*)
Vegetto (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan Blue)
Kid Buu
Beerus
Janemba
Broly
Hit
Goku Black
Merged Zamasu
Omega Shenron

*Alternate costume for same character

30 Characters. The most significant characters from the manga, some from Super, the most popular from the movies and a splash of GT.

That's reasonable, right?
You still think the characters are gonna have so many transformations when you've already seen Goku's SSJ is his default form and SS3 is his ultimate?

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by Lord Beerus » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:09 pm

Doctor. wrote:
Lord Beerus wrote:Yeah... I'd like to change my prediction for the roster:

Goku (Base, Kaioken, SSJ, SSJ2, SSJ3, SSJG, SSJB, SSJ4)
Krillin
Piccolo
Tien
Yamcha
Raditz
Vegeta (Base, SSJ, Super Vegeta, SSJ2, SSJB, SSJ4)
Nappa
Captain Ginyu
Recoome
Final Form Freeza (Golden Form)
Future Trunks (Base, SSJ, SSJ2, SSJI)
Android 16
Android 17
Android 18
Perfect Cell (Super Perfect Cell)
Gohan (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 2, Ultimate Gohan*)
Gotenks (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 3)
Dabra
Fat Buu
Super Buu (Base, Bootenks*, Boohan*)
Vegetto (Base, Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan Blue)
Kid Buu
Beerus
Janemba
Broly
Hit
Goku Black
Merged Zamasu
Omega Shenron

*Alternate costume for same character

30 Characters. The most significant characters from the manga, some from Super, the most popular from the movies and a splash of GT.

That's reasonable, right?
You still think the characters are gonna have so many transformations when you've already seen Goku's SSJ is his default form and SS3 is his ultimate?
Well, we've seen Final Form Freeza transform into Golden Freeza, so who knows.

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by TheCharmCityKid » Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:10 am

ArchedThunder wrote:I'm sorry to shatter people's hopes, but you're not getting a massive roster in this game. This is a legit fighting game starting from scratch, we'll be lucky if we get 25-30 characters.
Took the words right out my mouth. This is a competitive fighting game with DBZ characters. Don't be surprised if their isn't really much of a story mode either. This is a game where characters can have deep intricate combos and steep learning curves where you can cancel an Uppercut in to a Super Kamehameha. This is a game where krillin could be the best character in the game just because of his move set and combo chains .

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by nato25 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:03 am

Here's mine:

1. SSJ Goku
2. Super Vegeta
3. SSJ2 Gohan
4. SSJ Trunks (Cell saga outfit)
5. Piccolo (Kami absorbed I guess, no cape and turban)
6. Krillin (unlocked potential I guess)
7. Tien (green pants, shirtless, should get a purple pants alt hopefully)
8. Roshi (resurrection f outfit)
9. Videl (white shirt ponytails or the pink and white singlet with short hair)
10. Ultimate Gohan
11. Nappa - (only one of them)
12. Android 17 (original outfit)
13. Android 18
14. Frieza
15. Perfect Cell
16. Ginyu
17. Fat Buu
18. SSJ3 Gotenks
19. SSB Vegetto/SSJ Vegetto (not sure which one to pick, this is an easy enough colour swap to make I'd hope)
20. Beerus
21. Hit
22. Rose Black
23. Merged Zamasu
24. Omega Shenron
25. Broly

Gives a good representation of the entire series and a nice split between villains and heroes. I think each character will be stuck in one form so I've gone SSJ3 Gotenks to cover SSJ3.

I know this is a true fighting game so I'm keeping numbers low, but I'm also thinking this is a game with such a huge roster to draw from that it will be at least 25. How much did Extreme Butoden have if anyone knows?

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by MCDaveG » Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:01 am

If we go by Guilty Gear, I think, that we'll get 13 characters total + some DLC of 2 to 4 characters max
This will be competitive fighter and it takes really lot of work to do each character (+ take the art style into account), so not get your hopes up for all encompasing roster...
With that roster being expanded in sequels, but I don't think that will happen with franchise games, as Guilty Gear is it's own thing and does well in Japan, to have already 2 standalone updates from the main game and I doubt that Revelator is the last one.
But I think the game will be a lot better received than Super DBZ, as in my opinion, everyone praises it being developed by SF staff and being that competitive fighting game that casuals don't get.
In my opinion, Super DBZ was pretty weak fighter to stand on it's own.

My prediction is:
Goku*
Vegeta*
Kid Gohan*
Future Trunks
Freeza*
Cell*
Buu*
Kid Buu
Beerus
Adult Gohan
Vegetto
Gotenks
Piccolo
Ginyu
Nappa

And I also think, that there maybe more of the same characters in various forms, like SSJB Goku being separate character.
Having some bonus character from Dragon Ball, GT or Super would be nice (I am all for DB, like Kid Goku).

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Post by TenshinFan » Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:24 pm

1. Son Goku
2. Vegeta
3. Son Gohan (adult)
4. Piccolo
5. Future Trunks
6. Son Goten (kid)
7. Freeza
8. Cell
9. Majin Buu
10. 18
11. 17
12. Tenshinhan
13. Muten Roshi
14. Yamucha
15. Yajirobee
16. Baby
17. Omega Shenron
18. Uub
19. Ginyu
20. Kurilin (no hair)
21. Kid Goku
22. Android 13
23. Coola
24. Raditz
25. Nappa
26. Videl
27. Kaoishin
28. Zangya
29. Pasha
30. Tapion
31. Tao Pai Pai
32. King Chapa

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by batistabus » Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:34 am

I'm going to make a list of 24 characters (same as Extreme Butoden). As was said in this interview, characters won't make it in on popularity alone, but also based on potential for a unique moveset. Also, they've hinted that we could be getting characters from all "generations" of Dragon Ball. In order of appearance in the series (for the most part):

Son Goku
Kame-sen'nin/Yajirobe/Mr. Satan/Jaco (joke character)
Kuririn
Tao Pai Pai
Tenshinhan
Chaozu/Gurd
Piccolo
Son Gohan
Raditz
Vegeta
Freeza
Bardock
Future Trunks
No. 18
No. 16
Cell
Majin Boo
Gotenks
Beerus
Magetta
Hit
Goku Black/Merged Zamasu
Kale/Broli (I'd be shocked if at least one didn't make it in, but not upset.)
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Post by Vaughngief » Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:31 am

1. Goku
2. Vegeta
3. Kid Gohan
4. Freeza
5. Prefect Cell
6. Fat Buu
7. Piccolo
8. Krillin
9. Tenshinhan
10. Yamcha
11. Ultimate Gohan
12. Future Trunks
13. Android 16
14. Android 17
15. Android 18
16. Gotenks
17. Vegito
18. Bardock
19. Broly
20. Cabba
21. Hit
22. Frost
23. Beerus
24. Zamasu
25. Goku Black
26. SSJB Goku
27. Videl
28. Kid Buu
29. Kid Goku
30. Future Gohan

I'm assuming Caulifla and Kale would be DLC since we haven't seen their moves yet.

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Post by Zidiane » Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:42 am

Roster will likely be 20 maximum fighters, that's how normal fighting games go for their first iteration (most have between 15 and 20 nowadays). The multiple forms per character that we're used to in DBZ games likely won't exist, so wee may get SSJ Goku that turns to SSJ3 Goku, but we won't get SSJ2 Goku or a now that we have SSJ2 Gohan we probably won't see regular SSJ/non-SSJ Gohan.

So, predictions on final roster:

1. SSJ Goku/SSJ3 Goku
2. SSJ Vegeta
3. SSJ2 Gohan
4. Freeza/Golden Freeza
5. Cell
6. Buu
7. SSJ Future Trunks
8. Raditz
9. Imperfect Cell
10. Piccolo
11. Krillin
12. Android 18
13. Beerus
14. LSSJ Broly
15. SSJ Adult Gohan/Mystic Gohan
16. SSJ Gotenks/SSJ3 Gotenks
17. Super Buu/Super Buu Absorbed (random absorption powerup?)
18. Yamcha
19. Goku Black/SSJ Rose
20. Kid Buu

That's a pretty solid core list that covers all the story bases and the "hot" characters. Here's a wishlist/probable characters that may appear or be DLC.

-Tien
-Android 17
-Android 19
-Nappa
-Universe 6 Saiyans (any of them tbh)
-Frost
-SSJ Blue Goku
-SSJ Blue Vegeta
-Super Vegito/SSJ Blue Vegito
-Black Zamasu
-Bardock/SSJ Bardock
-Videl (honestly she may not be able to fit into this game and be any good)
-Hercule (same as Videl)
-Cooler
-Janemba

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Post by Neo-Makaiōshin » Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:22 pm

20 characters at launch:

1. Goku
2. Gohan
3. Vegeta
4. Piccolo (junior)
5. Trunks (future)
6. Freeza
7. Cell
8. Majin Boo (fat)
9. Raditz
10. Android 17
11. Android 18
12. Kuririn
13. Sabaiman
14. Tenshihan
15. Beerus
16. Tao Pai Pai
17. Arale
18. Chi-Chi
19. Bulma
20. Muten Roshi
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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by PeanutSaiyan » Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:30 pm

I just really want Broly/Majin Vegeta as a hidden character in this game a la Akuma. Remember those? Also this is one of the rare opportunities where including Broly can actually bring something different to the table.

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by Vaughngief » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:33 am

MCDaveG wrote:If we go by Guilty Gear, I think, that we'll get 13 characters total + some DLC of 2 to 4 characters max
This will be competitive fighter and it takes really lot of work to do each character (+ take the art style into account), so not get your hopes up for all encompasing roster...
With that roster being expanded in sequels, but I don't think that will happen with franchise games, as Guilty Gear is it's own thing and does well in Japan, to have already 2 standalone updates from the main game and I doubt that Revelator is the last one.
But I think the game will be a lot better received than Super DBZ, as in my opinion, everyone praises it being developed by SF staff and being that competitive fighting game that casuals don't get.
In my opinion, Super DBZ was pretty weak fighter to stand on it's own.
This game is being backed by Namco and outsourced to Arksystems. Unlike Guilty Gear and Blazblue, Dragon Ball Fighterz probably has a bigger budget since it's not being independently funded by Ark. Plus it being 3v3 means the base lineup will probably be at least 25. I don't seen them making a 3v3 fighter and only including 10 or so characters. Also, fighting games can have large character lineups. I don't understand that argument. Street Fighter 4 originally had 25, Injustice 2 has around 28, Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 had 36 for it's first version, etc.

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Re: Predict the roster for the new DB fighting game "Dragon Ball FighterZ"

Post by emperior » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:00 am

1 - Goku SSJ (SSJ3 Ultimate)
2 - Vegeta SSJ
3 - Gohan SSJ2
4 - Freezer (Golden)
5 - Perfect Cell
6 - Majin Buu
7 - Future Trunks SSJ
8 - Piccolo
9 - Krillin
10 - Master Roshi (Buff Ultimate)
11 - Goku (SSJ Blue, Kaio-Ken Ultimate)
12 - Vegeta (SSJ Blue)
13 - Tenshinan
14 - Nappa
15 - C-17
16 - C-18
17 - Kid Buu
18 - Gotenks SSJ3
19 - Ultimate Gohan
20 - Beerus
21 - Hit
22 - Black Goku (Rosè)
23 - Zamasu
24 - LSSJ Broly
25 - Bardock
26 - Omega Shenron
27 - Jaco
28 - Ginyu
29 - Super Vegetto
30 - Yamcha

I believe 30 characters is more than enough. Though I can also see them releasing the game with 24/27 characters and then add the rest with DLC. And they should release a number of characters that can be divided by 3.
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