Updated #3 [Sun 21st Aug, 2022 03:30 BST]: This is another reminder that the Dragon Ball event in Fortnite is currently underway. This includes ‘Dragon Ball Adventure Island’, which is now also live. In this area, players can explore Dragon Ball locations such as Kami’s Palace, Goku’s House and the Room of Spirit & Time. There’s also an open PvP arena.
Update #2 [Tue 16th Aug, 2022 11:00 BST]: This event is now live, here’s a cinematic along with a gameplay trailer:
Son Goku, Vegeta, Bulma and Beerus have arrived – they come with new gameplay items, quests, Dragon Ball islands and much more.
This includes a Dragon Ball Super episode festival (August 16 – September 17) where players can watch DBS with their friends, the new ‘Dragon Ball Adventure Island’ (starting August 19) and even a special Dragon Ball item shop.
Learn more on the Fortnite blog.
Update #1 [Tue 16th Aug, 2022 01:30 BST]: Well, it seems the official trailer for this upcoming crossover has leaked online. It’s a very rough upload, but it’ll give you enough of an idea of what to expect, if you are eager to see see more before 16th August.
See the original teaser below:
The social account shared a picture of what appears to be Shenron – teasing a start date of 16th August 2022. There’s not much else to say at this point, although some supposed leaks suggest Goku and friends will be making a cameo as skins.
In somewhat related news, the new Dragon Ball movie Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero premiere took place this week, with its theatre debut opening next week on August 19th. The voice of Mario, Charles Martinet, is also involved – voicing the character Magenta. He wore a matching outfit on the red carpet:
The one and only Charles Martinet, voice of Mario and Luigi, at last night’s LA premiere of “Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero,” which will debut in N. American theaters starting August 19. ( (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Crunchyroll) pic.twitter.com/7IHO9hoOus— cartoonbrew.com – Animation News (@cartoonbrew) August 11, 2022
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