Bandai Namco's eagerly awaited new Dragon Ball fighting game is under three months away, the publisher reported today. Dragon Ball FighterZ's release date has moved from an obscure "mid 2018" to an exact date: it dispatches January 26, 2018 in the United States and Europe on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Created by Arc System Works, the studio in charge of Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, FighterZ is a sleek 2D fighting game including a huge amount of characters from the universe of Dragon Ball, who are rendered in 3D. Recently announced characters include Nappa and Captain Ginyu, Android 16, Future Trunks, Krillin, and Piccolo. 

Notwithstanding the aggressive parts of the diversion, FighterZ highlights a "what if" story mode where Android 16 is restored and the Z-Fighters are logically slaughtered off. Players will take control of an alternate character from part to section.

Pre-order bonuses for the physical copy, including the standard version of the game, will get two early unlockable characters: Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta. You'll additionally get early access to an up and coming FighterZ open beta. Bandai Namco has additionally declared FighterZ's DLC season pass, which includes eight new playable characters. You can pre-order the game here.