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Registration NOW OPEN for Closed Network Test scheduled for 6 & 7 August 2022
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

21 July 2022 – Leading video game developer and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. announced today that DRAGON BALL: THE BREAKERS will be available from 14 October 2022.

The game will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC, and will be compatible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

Physical pre-orders on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC will be available with select retailers. Digital pre-orders will be available at a later date.

DRAGON BALL: THE BREAKERS will be available in three different editions:

  • The Special Edition is available to pre-order now physically, and digitally at a later date.

It will contain the full game as well as the Special Edition Pack with a Customisable costume, the “Two-Handed Good” victory pose and the “Dragon (Yellow)” vehicle skin.

Pre-orders for this edition will also unlock the “Android 18 Transphere” and “Scouter (Blue)” accessory.
  • The Limited Edition will be exclusive to the Bandai Namco Store. In addition to the Special Edition content, the Limited Edition will have a Steelbook, 3 Raider stickers and the Cell Shell Figure, as well as the “Potara (Green)” in-game accessory, which is a timed exclusive Bandai Namco Store bonus.
  • The Standard Edition will be digital download only and will contain the game. Pre-orders for this edition will unlock the “Android 18 Transphere” with the “Wall Kick” skill and the “Scouter (Blue)” accessory.
Taking place in the DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE universe, DRAGON BALL: THE BREAKERS will pit a team of seven Survivors trying to escape one Raider. The Raider,  one of the major antagonists from the franchise, will have to use their overwhelming power and increasingly powerful evolutions to hunt and defeat the Survivors.

Survivors are regular civilians that have been caught in a “Temporal Seam”, trapping them in a place where space and time are in disarray. The main objective of Survivors is to escape the Temporal Seam using various gadgets, the most valuable of which are Transpheres, that contain the souls of Super warriors and grant special abilities and powers when used.

In this dangerous environment that Survivors share with the Raider, the hope is to use the Super Time Machine to evade the Temporal Seam before their enemy becomes unstoppable.

A Closed Network Test will be held on all platforms on 6 and 7 August 2022!

Players can register here to try and get access to the Closed Network Test. During this CNT, Frieza, the newly announced Raider, and Cell will be available to play. Avatar, Oolong Survivor Skin and Bulma Survivor Skin will also be available to play as Survivors.

The CNT will be playable at the following times:

  • Saturday       6 August 2022         – 3:00 a.m. –   7:00 a.m. BST
  • Saturday       6 August 2022         – 1:00 p.m. –   5:00 p.m. BST
  • Saturday       6 August 2022         – 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. BST
  • Sunday         7 August 2022         – 3:00 a.m. –   7:00 a.m. BST

An Open Beta Test will be organized at a later date with more details to be announced soon.
For more information on DRAGON BALL: THE BREAKERS and other products from Bandai Namco Europe please visit:

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About Bandai Namco Europe S.A.S.
Bandai Namco Europe S.A.S. is a leading global publisher and developer of entertainment content for platforms including, but not limited to, all major video game consoles and PC.

Bandai Namco Europe is producing intellectual property for a global audience, and is building its reputation with franchises such as LITTLE NIGHTMARES™, PARK BEYOND™, and the upcoming UNKNOWN 9™ Awakening - developed by the recently acquired Reflector Entertainment based in Montreal, QC.

Bandai Namco Europe serves as the Headquarters of Bandai Namco Holdings Inc. for mainland Europe, which is known for creating and publishing many of the Toy & Entertainment industry’s top franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TAMAGOTCHI™, GUNDAM™, TEKKEN™, DARK SOULS™ and the recently released ELDEN RING™.
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