Nintendo Switch Players Will Experience the Tale of Goku in the Ultimate DRAGON BALL Z Action RPG Experience
Santa Clara, Calif., (June 15, 2021) – Leading anime video game developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announced that DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT + A NEW POWER AWAKENS SET is coming to the Americas for the Nintendo Switch and will be launching on September 24, 2021. Based on the seminal works of the acclaimed DRAGON BALL series creator, Akira Toriyama, the game recounts the adventures of the most powerful Saiyan – the legendary Goku.
Developed in Japan by video game developer CyberConnect2; DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT + A NEW POWER AWAKENS SET immerses players in their favorite DRAGON BALL Z story arcs, enabling them to meet beloved friends, battle powerful enemies, and resolve some long-running mysteries from the DRAGON BALL Z universe along the way. The game’s expansive campaign – bolstered by contents from the Boss Battle Episodes “A NEW POWER AWAKENS Parts 1 and 2” from DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT’s original release – will feature player-adjustable difficulty settings, sub-quests enabling players to play as Vegito and Gotenks, as well as an abundance of side quests offering endless hours of action and exploration that can now be experienced on-the-go anywhere and anytime on Nintendo’s Switch portable video game system. Beyond the epic battles, players can also experience daily life activities in the DRAGON BALL Z world as they visit memorable locations from the original Z saga and fight, fish, eat, and train as Goku.
“The adventures of Goku are legendary and we’re excited to finally bring DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT + A NEW POWER AWAKENS SET to the Nintendo Switch for fans to enjoy wherever their Switch takes them.” said Wilson Cheng, Brand Director at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “In the game, Switch players will master Goku’s superhuman techniques and form long lasting bonds with series regulars such as Krillin, Piccolo, and other popular DRAGON BALL Z heroes. This richness of this timeless adventure has captured the hearts of generations of manga, anime, and video game fans; we can’t wait for Nintendo fans to experience it for themselves.”
DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT + A NEW POWER AWAKENS SET will launch for the Nintendo Switch in the Americas on September 24, 2021. The game is available now in the Americas for the PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PCs via STEAM®. DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT + A NEW POWER AWAKENS SET will feature English and Japanese voice-over along with subtitles in Neutral-Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese. For more information regarding DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT + A NEW POWER AWAKENS SET or other products from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., please visit: https://www.bandainamcoent.com, or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS, or join the conversation on Twitter at: https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.
About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.
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