Dragon Ball Z Kakarot Release Date Announced, Pre-Order bonus & Collector’s Edition

Today, Bandai Namco Entertainment announced its launch plans for the highly anticipated Dragon Ball Z Kakarot. The Action RPG has fans waiting on the edge of their seats for any info coming out of Japan – and I’m one of them! Without further ado, the release date has been confirmed for the 17th January 2020. To go alongside this announcement, the publishing giant also revealed a variety of different physical and digital releases, to be made available at launch.

Standard physical Edition (digital only for PC) £49.99

  • A standard copy, which won’t come with any additional content (though pre-order bonuses will be available at participating retailers). However, pre-ordering the standard version digitally will guarantee you the bonus – I’ve covered this in detail further down this article.

Digital Deluxe Edition – PS4, Xbox One & Steam £64.99

  • Full game
  • Cooking Item that gives your character permanent Ki-ATK and HP Stat boosts
  • Season Pass – the Season Pass adds 2 original episodes, and a new story

Digital Ultimate Edition – PS4, Xbox One & Steam £74.99

  • Full game
  • Cooking Item that gives your character permanent Ki-ATK, Ki-DEF and HP Stat boosts
  • Season Pass (2 original episodes and a new story)
  • DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT – MUSIC COMPILATION PACK (11 additional songs from the anime, available Spring 2020)
  • The Tao Pai Pai Pillar (available Spring 2020)

Collector’s Edition – PS4 & Xbox One (currently available exclusively via the Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe store priced at £219.99)

  • Full game
  • Season Pass (2 original episodes and a new story)
  • Exclusive diorama (20x20x20cm)
  • Game Art Book (25x30cm)
  • SteelBook
  • World Hub Map (48x31cm)

Also, a pre-order bonus was announced (detailed below) – though it appears all digital purchases will come with it, air on the side of caution with physical releases, as it will only be available at participating retailers.

Pre-Order bonus

  • A Cooking Item that gives your character permanent Ki-ATK and HP Stat boosts
  • Early access to training with Bonyu – a new character designed by Mr. Akira Toriyama
  • An original sub-quest, where we see how Goku’s friends celebrate his return from the planet Yardrat!

Finally, the Majin Buu Arc was officially confirmed, and to celebrate this, we were given a new trailer straight from the Tokyo Game Show, and some screenshots featuring Majin Vegeta, Majin Buu & Great Saiyaman!

Dragon Ball Z Kakarot will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam for PC on 17th January 2020.


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Lee Shellum
Lee Shellum

I've been playing games since the late 80's, started with the Spectrum 48K!. First console was a NES. Used to work for GAME & Gamestation many moons ago. Big anime fan - Dragon Ball & One Piece mainly. I'm also into Manga, Football (Liverpool FC) & WWE. I'm a former Bandai Namco Entertainment Forum moderator and was a part of their J-Patrol team. I love the Yakuza series from SEGA, and most anime games. You can follow me on twitter @Shellum_Lee


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