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Saiyan-Tastic Battles Are Headed to Nintendo’s Portable Console System as BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. Brings DRAGON BALL FighterZ to the Nintendo Switch

June 12, 2018

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 12, 2018--Leading anime video game developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announces DRAGON BALL® FighterZ for the Nintendo Switch®. DRAGON BALL FighterZ is the critically acclaimed anime fighting game combining classic 2D fighting game dynamics with the beloved DRAGON BALL universe; one of the most popular and iconic anime franchises enjoyed by millions of fans around the world. DRAGON BALL FighterZ for the Nintendo Switch will be playable at the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. E3 2018 booth (number 1647) in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center and in the Nintendo E3 booth located in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

DRAGON BALL FighterZ for the Nintendo Switch is in development at Arc System Works, a renowned Japanese videogame developer of classic 2D fighting titles. With DRAGON BALL FighterZ for the Nintendo Switch , the development team is now taking the signature action-packed explosive gameplay of DRAGON BALL FighterZ and combining it with the portability of the Nintendo Switch. DRAGON BALL FighterZ for the Nintendo Switch will also feature easy-to-pick-up-and-play controls in support of single Joy-Con® play along with support for Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for serious competitive play. All the classic 2D fighting visuals and advanced 3D character models that look and feel as if they are ripped straight out of the DRAGON BALL anime series can now be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.

DRAGON BALL FighterZ for the Nintendo Switch, will enable fans of all skill levels to truly feel like their favorite DRAGON BALL character. Featuring 3 vs. 3 battle mechanics, both new and seasoned players alike are sure to experience the epic scope of DRAGON BALL as they build their team and take them into battle. In order to build the strongest team possible, players will need to train and master more than one fighter and style; only then will their skills be strong enough to take down the competition.

“ DRAGON BALL FighterZ has rocked the fighting game genre and players around the world; now we’re coming back with another knockout hit with DRAGON BALL FighterZ for the Nintendo Switch,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “The Nintendo Switch provides the premier portable console platform from which to deliver all the power, personality, and over-the-top action DRAGON BALL FighterZ is known for and we can’t wait to see players enjoying the game everywhere they go.”

DRAGON BALL FighterZ for the Nintendo Switch will be available in the Americas in 2018. DRAGON BALL FighterZ for the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One® video game system, and PCs via STEAM® is available now. For more information regarding DRAGON BALL FighterZ and additional titles from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., please visit: https://www.bandainamcoent.com, or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS, or https://www.facebook.com/DBZ.videogames/. 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

The DRAGON BALL FighterZ for Switch announcement trailer can be found at the following YouTube link: https://youtu.be/7lH7PYLWNDI

DRAGON BALL FighterZ for Switch assets are available on the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America press room site at: https://bneapressroom.com/

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Denny Chiu

dchiu@bandainamcoent.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT ELECTRONIC GAMES TECHNOLOGY OTHER ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE TEENS CONSUMER

SOURCE: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

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