As more Dragon Ball games release by the year, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 remains a constant presence. Despite numerous Dragon Ball games coming out since Xenoverse 2's 2016 launch, publisher Bandai Namco has not stopped supporting one of the most popular titles based on Akira Toriyama's beloved Manga series. For fans still invested in the timeline warping adventures of the Time Patrol, they won't have to wait long for the next bit of content.
Souya Mikumo, a producer on Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, confirmed that the Legendary Pack will be releasing this month. The announcement came from the recent Dragon Ball FighterZ Battle Hour which confirmed the March 18 release date for the Legendary Pack DLC. The pack will feature new story missions as well as add Pikkon and the recently confirmed Toppo to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2's roster.
Apart from just providing a release date for the DLC, Mikumo also made sure fans knew that the Legendary Pack would not mean the end of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 support. Mikumo announced that Xenoverse 2 will get more DLC in the form of "Legendary Pack 2" which is scheduled to release in Fall 2021. While Mikumo didn't say much, they did confirm a trailer will be released on March 16 to tease what will be coming in that update.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 remains one of the best Dragon Ball games in the franchise history, still bringing in players even over four years after release. The mix of mission based battles tied to an original story made a big impact on the fanbase. While the original Xenoverse introduced a lot of the mechanics, Xenoverse 2 undoubtedly fixed many of the original's faults.
So with Legendary Pack 2 on the horizon, fans can return to speculate on which characters from Dragon Ball's immense cast will join the time travelling battles. Despite boasting a massive roster, there are still some notable omissions fans want in the game and hopefully Legendary Pack 2 can fill the gaps.
Recent years have seen the release of some of the best games in the Dragon Ball franchise to date, with Dragon Ball Xenoverse and FighterZ coming out as some of the strongest contenders in the series. However, while the Xenoverse series had a strong opening, with two games releasing over two years, some fans have found it strange that Bandai Namco never moved forward with a Dragon Ball Xenoverse 3.
At this point, it's looking worse and worse for the chances of actually getting a new entry in the Dragon Ball Xenoverse series as Bandai begins focusing on newer titles including the characters like Jump Force and FighterZ. Granted, considering the success of the series and where the last game ended before the additional content, there is plenty of room for a new game to cover more of the Dragon Ball animated and manga series, namely with Super.
Aside from dipping into Dragon Ball Super, a Xenoverse 3 could also expand into areas that previous DLC campaigns tiptoed into, such as introducing a proper Dragon Ball GT game. So, with so much of Dragon Ball still on the table, it only makes sense for developer Dimps and publisher Bandai Namco to push the brand forward and complete the set with all of the extended material the previous games haven't quite touched on yet. It's clear that those in charge are still ready to make new content for Xenoverse as well, seeing as the series continues to receive updates even four years after the last titles release.
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