Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero Confirms Local Multiplayer Feature

Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero Confirms Local Multiplayer Feature

6. June 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero, contrary to previous rumors, will indeed feature local multiplayer upon its release.

Fans of Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero can rejoice as recent updates confirm that the game will include both online and local multiplayer at launch. This news comes as a relief to many who were concerned about the absence of a local multiplayer mode, a staple feature in anime fighting games.

The Rumor Mill

Initially, there were rumors suggesting that Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero would launch without a local multiplayer option. These concerns were fueled by listings on PlayStation and Steam that indicated the game was for single-player only. The absence of any mention of local multiplayer led to widespread speculation and disappointment among fans.

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Confirmation of Local Multiplayer

The speculation was put to rest when SLOplays, a user on X/Twitter, discovered an updated listing for Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero on the PlayStation store, which confirmed the inclusion of local multiplayer. This finding was later verified by IGN, further solidifying the credibility of the update.

  • SLOplays’ discovery: Provided initial evidence of local multiplayer.
  • IGN verification: Confirmed the accuracy of the PlayStation store listing.

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Implications for Fans

This confirmation is significant for several reasons:

  • Enhanced Gameplay Experience: The inclusion of local multiplayer ensures that players can enjoy the game with friends and family in the same physical space, enhancing the overall gaming experience.
  • Maintaining Tradition: Local multiplayer has always been a core feature in Dragon Ball fighting games, and its inclusion in Sparking! Zero maintains this tradition.

Awaiting Official Release Date

While the confirmation of local multiplayer is exciting, fans are still eagerly awaiting the official release date for Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero. Many are hopeful that the Summer Game Fest will bring the much-anticipated announcement.

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Key Features to Anticipate:

  • Local Multiplayer: Play with friends on the same console.
  • Online Multiplayer: Compete with players worldwide.
  • Classic Dragon Ball Combat: Engage in intense 3D fighting action.

New Trailer for DRAGON BALL: Sparking! ZERO Stuns with New Characters and Warrior Fusions


The confirmation of local multiplayer in Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero has set the stage for an exciting release. As fans await the official launch date, the inclusion of both local and online multiplayer modes promises a robust and engaging gaming experience.