Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi FAQ by Namco Bandai

On their official Facebook page for Dragon Ball Games, Namco Bandai Europe has posted a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and the official responses to them!

When will the game be released?
Europe and PAL territories: October 28 2011 (North America on October 25)

Can Quick Time Events (QTE) be deactivated during fights?
No it cannot. This is not possible to deactivate parts of the fighting system, no fighting game is doing that. QTE are done both create a faithfull Dragon Ball Z experience by providing a fast action gameplay and possibilities to fight back. This system is an effort to stop the attack spammers, and force players to learn how to avoid front assault that will always trigger a QTE. As an example, managing to get in the back of opponent won’t trigger the QTE and let you land combos without being countered.

What is covered by the Story Mode?
All the sagas from Dragon Ball Z, so from the arrival of Raditz to the Defeat of Buu. It also includes parts from movies and Dragon Ball GT.

What kind of characters can be created in Hero Mode?
You can create any kind of character in this mode but it has to be a male Saiyan because some key point of the specific story from this mode requires it, transformation for example. This mode includes specific enemies and missions completely different then Story Mode.

When will exclusive Capsule Pens be available as preorder gift?
Please check the product page Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi on your local Namco Bandai Games Website (http://www.namcobandaigames.com). The preorder offers are available from this pages.

What Kind of boss fight is there in Story Mode and Hero mode?
Each mode got its own fights. For example, there is Vegeta Giant Ape in the story mode and there is a regular giant ape in Avatar Mode. Boss fights are taken from Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT and Dragon Ball Z movies.

Is it possible to change the color of Auras and Super/Ultimate Attacks ?
You can change the colors of Auras through skill sets unlocked and created on Hero mode. These skill sets can be affected to any characters letting you have a Goku with Cyborg aura for instance.Colors of Super/Ultimate attacks cannot be changed.

How many characters can be created in the Hero Mode?
You can create up to 3 characters in the Hero Mode and develop them separately. However, each character have to be of one of the three type available – Heavy, regular, light. Each type have unique attributes regarding melee, range attacks and Ki control.

How many stages are available in Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi?
15 Stages are available in the game. You will be able to fight in well know places like Cell’s Game arena or Namek, detailed with an amazing amount of details. The destruction level is far more advanced than previous Dragon Ball Z games as Super and ultimate attacks will transform the landscape with enormous cuttings or craters.

How many characters is there in the game?
The game includes 41 characters from DBZ, movies and DBGT. In addition to these 41 characters, 3 additional slots are available for your to create your perfect Saiyan Heroes.
List of characters: GOKU, KID GOHAN, TEEN GOHAN, ULTIMATE GOHAN, PICCOLO, VEGETA, KRILLIN, YAMCHA, TEN SHIN HAN, TRUNKS, GOTENK, SUPER VEGITO, SUPER GOGETA, GOGETA SSJ4, BADDACK, RADDITZ, SAIBAMAN, NAPPA, VEGETA (SCOOTER), ZABON , DODORIA, PUI, GYNIU, RECOOM, BARTA, JEECE, FRIEZA, CYBORG 16, CYBORG 17, CYBORG 18, CYBORG 19, CYBORG 20, CELL, CELL Jr., MAJIN VEGETA, BOO, SUPER BOO, KID BOO, BROLY, JANEMBA, OMEGA SHENRON.

What is the ‘Strike Booster’?
The Strike Booster is a special temporary state accessible when your ki bar is fully loaded. Unleashing it will provide to your character an additionnal boost that will let you bypass any counter from your opponent. But this awesome extra power comes with a price: each activation will reduce the lenght of your ki bar for the whole fight.