Dragon Ball Xenoverse Gets 30/40 As First Review Score

The hype for Dragon Ball Xenoverse is real, fans worldwide are looking forward to Bandai Namco and Dimps latest DBZ adventure as the one who will surpass the great Budokai 3 and Tenkaichi 3 fighters. Well, the first review for Dragon Ball Xenoverse is in, courtesy of popular Japanese magazine Famitsu. What score did they give it? A 30 out of 40! How did they come up with that score? Well, Famitsu generally has 4 staff members play the game and then give their opinion of it in the form of a score out of 10. The sum of their individual scores is the total score for the game. In other words for Dragon Ball Xenoverse, two staff members gave the game a 7/10 and two have it an 8/10 for a total of 30/40.

That’s kind of a low score, a 75%! In terms of comparing Xenoverse on equal ground with other Dragon Ball games Famitsu has reviewed, it stands two points lower than last years Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z. We at Anime Games Online are certainly disappointed as we did enjoy the network test. Then again, this is just one publications thoughts on the final version of the game and our as well as your opinions may differ from them. We’ll have to try it out for ourselves once the game is officially out.

  • Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (PS3/360) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
  • Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (PS3/360) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Wii) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z (PS3/360/Vita) – 8/8/8/8 (32/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (PS2) – 8/8/8/8 (32/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (PS2) – 8/7/8/8 (31/40)
  • Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (PS3/X360) – 8/8/8/7 – (31/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi (PS3/360) – 7/8/8/8 (31/40)
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse (PS4/PS3/XONE/360) – 7/8/8/7 (30/40)
  • Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo (Wii) – 6/6/5/6 (23/40)


Dragon Ball Xenoverse will be making it’s way to the PC, PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360. It will offer in-game transformations, characters with the most detailed facial expressions ever seen in the Dragon Ball universe and new cel shaded graphics. Players will be able to create their own character and take it into battle to fight against familiar faces from the world of Dragon Ball and the created characters of other players online. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse is in development by Dimps (the company behind the Budokai series) and will be published by Bandai Namco Games in Japan on February 5th, North America on February 24th, and Europe on February 27th.