With more than 30 years of history, Dragon Ball remains one of the most important and influential manga and anime franchises in the entertainment industry. Therefore, it is to be expected that their video games will be very popular and have a good commercial performance, although there are exceptions.
Without a doubt, 2 of the most successful video games of the franchise created by Akira Toriyama are Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and Dragon Ball FighterZ. Although both have been around for many years, they are still very popular in stores.
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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and Dragon Ball FighterZ triumph!
Through a publication on social networks, Bandai Namco announced that both the Dimps title and the Arc System Works title have already exceeded the barrier of 10 million units sold worldwide. These figures include sales in physical and digital format on all platforms.
In November 2021, Bandai Namco reported that these Toei Animation anime-based projects had so far sold 8 million copies worldwide. Thus, they managed to dispatch approximately 2 million units in the last year and a half.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 debuted in October 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, while a port for Nintendo Switch arrived in September 2017. Over the years, it has received a multitude of expansions and updates that have introduced new characters, settings, and more. , costumes to customize the avatar, etc. This week, content inspired by Super Hero, the latest film in the franchise, was announced.
10 million units sold worldwide!
Our sincerest thanks to our amazing fans! To celebrate, we’re launching a special campaign today in honor of this incredible milestone.
Join us in the festivities for #DBXV2 and #DBFZ! #10Million pic.twitter.com/2lKRnq9yOV
— Dragon Ball Games (@dragonballgames) May 10, 2023
Dragon Ball FighterZ hit stores in January 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, while the version for Nintendo’s hybrid console debuted in September of that year. Arc System Works is currently working on native versions for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, which will incorporate the long-awaited rollback netcode.
We remind you that the franchise will have a new fighting title. Earlier this year, Bandai Namco confirmed that the Budokai Tenkaichi series will return after more than 13 years of absence. Needless to say, the announcement got fans excited.
But tell us, what is your favorite IP title? Let us read you in the comments.
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