Dragon Ball: Sparking Zero Blasts Back – Release Date, Platforms, and Confirmed Characters

Here’s a breakdown of everything we know so far about Dragon Ball: Sparking Zero, from pre-order options to the confirmed character roster:

Dragon Ball: Sparking Zero Release Date

The wait is over! Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero is set to launch on October 11, 2024. Gear up for epic battles on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. The game is already wishlisted on Steam, PlayStation, and Xbox stores, so you can secure your spot for launch day.


For PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X warriors, the battle lines are already drawn! Pre-orders are live at major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, and Target, so you can secure your physical copy and be among the first to unleash your inner Z-fighter. PC and Xbox Series S players, don’t fret – your chance to pre-order will likely arrive soon, so keep your ki charged and your senses sharp.

As of now, a Standard Edition is the only option available, priced at $70. While details about any potential premium packages remain under wraps, the Standard Edition itself promises all the essentials for a satisfying Dragon Ball experience.


Sparking Zero stays true to its roots! The gameplay we’ve seen so far closely resembles its predecessors. Players will choose from a vast roster of iconic Dragon Ball characters and clash in sprawling arenas. Battles will erupt from the ground to the sky, with fighters unleashing their signature moves to dominate their opponents.

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Story Mode Confirmed, Split-Screen Out (For Now)

Sparking Zero will feature a story mode, though details remain under wraps for now. Trailers point towards the inclusion of popular sagas from Dragon Ball Z (Saiyan, Frieza, Android, and Majin Buu) and potentially Dragon Ball Super. Fans of fusion characters like Gotenks and Vegito can breathe a sigh of relief – they’re confirmed for the roster!

Who’s Ready to Fight? Confirmed Characters

While a complete roster hasn’t been officially revealed yet, the recently released trailer gives us a glimpse of the warriors joining the fray. Here are the confirmed playable characters so far:

  • Goku
  • Vegeta
  • Master Roshi (Max Power)
  • Nappa
  • Burter
  • Hit
  • Super Saiyan Kale (Berserk)
  • Toppo
  • Dyspo
  • Frieza
  • Broly
  • Super Trunks
  • Gohan
  • Trunks
  • Videl
  • Beerus
  • Jeice
  • Super Saiyan Broly (Full Power)
  • Kakunsa
  • Whis
  • Master Roshi
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The trailer also hinted at a few other familiar faces, but their playable status remains unconfirmed. Here’s who might be joining the battle:

  • Majin Buu
  • Bergamo
  • Android 17
  • Yamcha
  • Trunks (Future)
  • Android 18
  • Piccolo
  • Krillin
  • Tien
  • Perfect Cell
  • Mr. Satan
  • Jiren

While local split-screen multiplayer won’t be available at launch due to complications with Sony and Microsoft, the developers haven’t ruled it out entirely. They’re aware of its popularity and may integrate it in the future.

Stay tuned for more updates as we approach the fiery release of Dragon Ball: Sparking Zero!