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

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

4. June 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

Dragon Ball is one of the most beloved entertainment franchises worldwide. The recent passing of its creator, Akira Toriyama, left fans in mourning, making new updates on the series bittersweet.

However, the best way to honor his legacy is through his creations. Dragon Ball: Sparking! ZERO is the latest game in the Dragon Ball series, and Bandai Namco has unveiled a new trailer that introduces a fresh lineup of characters.

Thematic Trailers: Masters vs. Apprentices

Bandai Namco, in collaboration with Spike Chunsoft, has adopted a unique strategy for their promotional content, releasing trailers with specific themes. The latest trailer highlights the Masters vs. Apprentices theme, showcasing powerful mentors against their pupils.


Confirmed Masters:

  • Piccolo
  • Master Roshi
  • Adult Gohan
  • Whis
  • Future Gohan

Confirmed Apprentices:

  • Kid Gohan
  • Krillin
  • Yamcha
  • Videl
  • Beerus
  • Sword Trunks

While some of these characters have been seen before, the trailer marks the debut of Videl and Future Gohan in the game.

Character Variations and Costumes

Fans of the Dragon Ball Budokai Tenkaichi series, to which this game belongs, will be pleased with the detailed character variations and costumes confirmed in the trailer.

For instance, while Sword Trunks has been shown previously, this trailer highlights his appearance from Dragon Ball Super. This suggests that certain characters will have multiple entries in the roster based on their series appearance.

Notable Character Entries:

  • Android 17: Shown in his Dragon Ball Z attire, distinct from his Dragon Ball Super version. Both are treated as a single character in the game’s roster.

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New Additions to the Roster

The new trailer expands the playable roster to 82 characters, with promises of more to come. Here are the latest additions:

New Characters:

  • Kid Trunks
  • Kid Trunks, Super Saiyan
  • Goten
  • Goten, Super Saiyan
  • Caulifla
  • Caulifla, Super Saiyan 2
  • Kale
  • Kale, Super Saiyan
  • Gotenks
  • Gotenks, Super Saiyan
  • Gotenks, Super Saiyan 3
  • Kefla
  • Kefla, Super Saiyan
  • Kefla, Super Saiyan 2
  • Vegito, Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan
  • Gogeta (Super)
  • Gogeta (Super), Super Saiyan
  • Gogeta (Super), Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan
  • Fused Zamasu
  • Fused Zamasu (Corrupted)

Release Date and Platforms

Dragon Ball: Sparking! ZERO does not yet have a confirmed release date but is expected to launch in 2024 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC.

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Final Toughts

Dragon Ball: Sparking! ZERO is shaping up to be a monumental addition to the Dragon Ball gaming franchise. With a vast roster and thematic trailers, it promises an engaging experience for fans. Stay tuned for more updates and prepare to relive the epic battles and fusions of the Dragon Ball universe.

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