Bandai Namco is a leading name in Anime games and with the success of Dragon Ball Xenoverse being the best-selling Dragon Ball Z game ever, it had to continue with the sequel Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Here are 11 facts we learned about the new installment during our visit to Bandai Namco at E3 2016.
7xs Larger than Dragon Ball Xenoverse
Larger maps scales than the first entry of Dragon Ball Xenoverse. So more room for those epic fights.
300 People in Real-Time can be at a Location
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is getting the true MMO treatment by having 300 live human players at base locations. This is huge for the social capabilities.
Traversal Mechanics – Fly Travel Made Easier
As a galactic anime franchise turned game the flying mechanics was in need of improvement. The community has prevailed and new and improved traversal mechanics are added for easier traveling to locations, as well as enemies in battle.
Vehicles – Hover Vehicle – Can Race Against Other Players
Vehicles have now arrived in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Vehicles are now obtainable in social areas to travel and race against other players in the world.
Destructive Environments & Different Water Interactions
Along with improvements to the scale of the world comes also an improvement to the interactions with the environment. In Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 there are now destructive environments to crash enemies through, and crash through some more, etc..If anything crashes into the water the reaction of it will be seen.
Fight in the Water
Speaking of water, players now have the ability to fight within water. Yes ! This is taking water fights to another level, so epic underground fights are now achievable.
Future Gohan & Turles
60 FPS on Console
When we think of next-gen gaming, 60 frames per second is always in the conversation. Well Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 will feature your epic battles and gameplay to run at 60fps. The previous Dragon Ball Xenoverse ran at 30 fps.
Stamina Break- Take Stamina Away from Opponent
In the heat of battle when combos are being dished out you have a chance for stamina break. Breaking an opponent’s stamina can what looks to be to leave your opponent open to extend combos. The question is how well will it work and when can it be activated.
With Honing Dash, players will have the ability to evade getting hit and also speed towards an opponent.
Free Content & DLC Packs
Who doesn’t love free content when it comes to this generation of gaming. Bandai Namco has announced that there will be Free Content to rack up on and DLC packs. Awesome over 9000 indeed.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse was a huge success and loved by the Dragon Ball community since it is always a hit or miss with a Dragon Ball video game. The developers have listened to the community and have strive to make improvements to the battle system. So let’s hope the nuances bring some epic times. G Style Gaming has the pleasure to meet with Bandai Namco next week so fingers cross for a hands on demo.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is set to release Fall 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Let us know what new things you like so far ?