Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 update 12 first details and screenshots, shipments and digital sales top seven million

Pikkon joins the fray.

Bandai Namco has released the first information and screenshots for its newly announced 12th free Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 update due out in spring 2021, which will add Pikkon as a playable character, as well as announced that worldwide shipments and digital sales have surpassed seven million units.

Get the details below.

■ The Strongest Warrior of the Western Galaxy, Pikkon, will join the fight as a playable character!

The Strongest Warrior of the Western Galaxy, “Pikkon,” will become available as a playable character!

Pikkon fiercely fought against Goku in the Other World Tournament and was a powerful and reliable supporter during the battle against Janemba! The game will show his unique Ki Wave moves that you will find links with his Martial Artist-like charge attacks. Please check them out after the release!

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

■ New Costumes for Bardock and Gine from Dragon Ball Super: Broly!

Clothes of Bardock and Gine from Dragon Ball Super: Broly will be available as new costumes!

Accessories of Gine Wig and Tail sets will be added, and you can fully customize your character true to the entire outfit of Gine!

Enjoy creating epic scenes of the original work or taking photos in your favorite situation with Photo Mode, by immersing yourself into Bardock and Gine!

In addition to that, new costumes will appear through the game update, so look forward to follow-up information!

In the Bardock (Dragon Ball Super) clothes photo image, the character is wearing Goku Wig. Gine (Dragon Ball Super) clothes is a costume for female avatars only.

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

■ Introducing a CC Mascot, Janemba!

Janemba will be available as a new CC Mascot! The game will show his unique actions true to the film, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, such as his impressive overhead kick and firing of Ki Blasts!

Cute motions of villainous Janemba will relax you for sure!

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

As for details on the 12th game update, please wait for follow-up information.

■ 7-Day Consecutive World Tournament Going Live to Commemorate 7 Million Units Shipped Worldwide!

Online tournaments called “Character Tournament & Theme Tournament” will go live from December 21, 2020 to December 27, 2020! In these tournaments, players can use specified characters only. The tournaments will determine who is the strongest expert of characters in Xenoverse 2. The participants of the tournaments will receive World Tournament Tracksuit (Five-Star Dragon Ball)! In addition to Supreme Kai of Time, who became playable through the latest update, we will hold Janemba and Gogeta (Super Saiyan) Tournaments in tribute to Pikkon, the new playable character in the update! On the last day, Avatars Only Tournament will go live to determine the strongest avatar! Come and join us!

■ Outline of Character Tournament & Theme Tournament

Character Tournament & Theme Tournament are player-versus-player / one-versus-one tournaments held online where players fight battle using specified characters defined by its theme. During the event, you can participate in the tournament at the in-game Reception inside the World Tournament Stage.

Players will compete in the ranking by the amount of points they earn during the event.

■ Character Tournament Event Schedule

  • Supreme Kai of Time Tournament
    • December 21, 2020 to December 22, 2020 at 18:00 JST
    • December 21, 2020 to December 22, 2020 at 10:00 CET
    • Winner Rewards: Nickname: Supreme Being
  • Janemba Tournament
    • December 23, 2020 to December 24, 2020 at 18:00 JST
    • December 23, 2020 to December 24, 2020 at 10:00 CET
    • Winner Rewards: Nickname: MVP
  • Gogeta (Super Saiyan) Tournament
    • December 25, 2020 to December 26, 2020 at 18:00 JST
    • December 25, 2020 to December 26, 2020 at 10:00 CET
    • Winner Rewards: Nickname: Naughty

*Please note that schedule may change without notice.

■ Theme Tournament Event Schedule

  • Avatars Only Tournament
    • December 27, 2020 from 00:00 to 23: 59 JST
    • December 26, 2020 from 16:00 to 15: 59 CET

*Please note that schedule may change without notice.

■ Participant Rewards

  • TP Medals (x77)
  • World Tournament Tracksuit (Five-Star Dragon Ball)

*All players who join a Tournament (mentioned above) from December 21, 2020 to December 27, 2020 will receive each reward.

*Rewards will be distributed later, and it may take time.

■ Point Rewards

  • Avatars Only Tournament: Paragus’s Clothes (Upper Body, Lower Body, Hands, and Feet).

*Players who have 1000 QP will receive rewards.

■ Ranking Rewards

  • 1st to 100th Place: TP Medals (x200)
  • 101st to 1000th Place: TP Medals (x100)
  • 1001st to 5000th Place: TP Medals (x50)

To join a Character Tournament or Theme Tournament, you need to have completed both the Saiyan Threat and Ruckus on Planet Namek in Time Patrol. During the event, you can participate in the tournament at the in-game Reception inside the World Tournament Stage.

During the Character Tournament & Theme Tournament, players will compete in the ranking by the amount of points they earn through ranked matches dedicated to the Character Tournament & Theme Tournament event.

Players who are deemed to have taken actions (several times) such as leaving the room after a matching or intentionally fighting battle against the same player may be disqualified for rewards, or his/her account may be banned.

To join a Character Tournament or Theme Tournament, you need to connect your game console to the internet. As for the PlayStation 4, you need to have a Sony Entertainment Network account and be registered on PlayStation Plus. As for Nintendo Switch, you need to be registered Nintendo on Switch Online (paid).

Schedule and rewards may be subject to change without notice.

These rewards may be distributed through another event or measure.

■ New Year Dragon Ball-set Gift!

All players who login to the game from December 28, 2020 to January 12, 2021 will receive a Dragon Ball-set gift!

  • December 28, 2020 at 00:00 to January 12, 2021 at 23:59 JST
  • December 27, 2020 at 16:00 to January 12, 2021 at 15:59 CET

*Rewards will be distributed later, and it may take time.

■ Golden Raid Boss Festival to Celebrate the New Year Holidays!

Raid Boss Festival will go live from December 28, 2020 to January 12, 2021. In the event, you have to keep defeating villainous bosses that will become more challenging as you defeat them. In each Raid Boss Battle, players can receive a variety of golden costumes appeared before as completion rewards. Join us and get rewards!

Raid Boss Battle is an online event. Players have to defeat Raid Bosses that start with Level 1 up to Level 99 through their growth.

After Level 99, battle will become “Infinite Raid Boss Battle” in which players keep fighting against Level 99 enemies endlessly.

Raid Boss will be the most challenging mission in the game.

Though you lost a battle, points you have earned through the battle will be added to the Ranking system.

⬩ Raid Boss Battle (vs. Android 21)

  • December 28, 2020 at 20:00 to December 31, 2020 at 22:00 JST
  • December 28, 2020 at 12:00 to December 31, 2020 at 14:00 CET

How to Join

  • Participate in the “Time Rift” (large blue hole floating in the sky) floating in the air.

Rewards

  • Participant Rewards: Hercule Badge (Common) (x1) / TP Medals (x50)
  • Individual Target Rewards
    • Damage Dealt 5,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: More / Android 21’s Lab Uniform (Gold) (Upper Body)
    • Damage Dealt 15,000: TP Medals (x50) / Android 21’s Lab Uniform (Gold) (Feet)
    • Damage Dealt 30,000: TP Medals (x50) / Android 21’s Lab Uniform (Gold) (Hands)
    • Damage Dealt 50,000: TP Medals (x50) / Android 21’s Lab Uniform (Gold) (Lower Body) / Android 21 Wig and Glasses
    • Damage Dealt 100,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: Avenger

⬩ Raid Boss Battle (vs. Super Baby 2)

  • January 1, 2021 at 20:00 to January 4, 2021 at 22:00 JST
  • January 1, 2021 at 12:00 to January 4, 2021 at 14:00 CET

How to Join

  • Participate in the “Time Rift” (large blue hole floating in the sky) floating in the air.

Rewards

  • Participant Rewards: Hercule Badge (Common) x 1 / TP Medals (x50)
  • Individual Target Rewards
    • Damage Dealt 5,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: More /Majuub’s Clothes (Gold) (Upper Body)
    • Damage Dealt 15,000: TP Medals (x50) / Majuub’s Clothes (Gold) (Feet)
    • Damage Dealt 30,000: TP Medals (x50) / Majuub’s Clothes (Gold) (Hands)
    • Damage Dealt 50,000: TP Medals (x50) / Majuub’s Clothes (Gold) (Lower Body) / Golden Scouter
    • Damage Dealt 100,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: Avenger

⬩ Raid Boss Battle (vs. Great Ape Baby)

  • January 5, 2021 at 20:00 to January 8, 2021 at 22:00 JST
  • January 5, 2021 at 12:00 to January 8, 2021 at 14:00 CET

How to Join

  • Participate in the “Time Rift” (large blue hole floating in the sky) floating in the air.

Rewards

  • Participant Rewards: Hercule Badge (Common) x 1 / TP Medals (x50)
  • Individual Target Rewards
    • Damage Dealt 5,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: More / Hercule Wig 2
    • Damage Dealt 15,000: TP Medals (x50) / Golden Great Ape Suit (Upper Body and Lower Body) / Super Soul Great Ape Baby) “Let’s see you handle THIS kind of power!”
    • Damage Dealt 30,000: TP Medals (x50) / Golden Great Ape Hat and Tail / Super Soul (Wu Xing Long) “Come to me, electric slime!”
    • Damage Dealt 50,000: TP Medals (x50) / Golden Great Ape Suit (Hands/Feet) / Super Soul (Jimizu) “Your time in this fight ends now!”
    • Damage Dealt 100,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: Avenger

⬩ Raid Boss Battle (vs. Zamasu / Goku Black (Super Saiyan Rose)

  • January 9, 2021 at 20:00 to January 12, 2021 at 22:00 JST
  • January 9, 2021 at 12:00 to January 12, 2021 at 14:00 CET

How to Join

  • Participate in the “Time Rift” (large blue hole floating in the sky) floating in the air.

Rewards

  • Participant Rewards: Hercule Badge (Common) x 1 / TP Medals x 50
  • Individual Target Rewards
    • Damage Dealt 5,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: More /Super Saiyan Rose Wig
    • Damage Dealt 15,000: TP Medals (x50) / Golden Turtle Hermit Gi (Hands and Feet)
    • Damage Dealt 30,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: Divine
    • Damage Dealt 50,000: TP Medals (x50) / Golden Turtle Hermit Gi (Upper Body and Lower Body)
    • Damage Dealt 100,000: TP Medals (x50) / Nickname: Avenger

Players can get up to one Super Soul in the game.

Schedule and rewards may be subject to change without notice.

These rewards may be distributed through another event or measure.

Caution: Please be careful if you want to change your Online ID prior to receiving event rewards after reward finalization.

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC via Steam, and Stadia.

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