A new android is joining the team.
20 Sep 2017 - 5:40 PM  UPDATED 20 Sep 2017 - 5:46 PM

Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama has created a new original character for Dragon Ball FighterZ.

According to Siliconera, Android 21 is an android scientist with an intellect rivaling her creator Dr. Gero, who was also behind Cell and the other androids. It’s unclear what kind of character she’ll be but according to Namco Bandai, she will play an important role in the main story’s 'what if' scenarios alongside Android 16. Dragon Ball veteran characters Yamcha and Tien were also announced for the game.

Dragon Ball FighterZ is an upcoming fighting game by Namco Bandai and the studio behind the Blazblue series, Arc System Works. In the game, you select three characters and engage in hyper-stylistic 3v3 battles. 

In other Japanese fighting game news, Final Fantasy XV’s Noctis will be coming to Final Fantasy Dissidia NT. Japan’s video game showcase Tokyo Game Show is being held this weekend so expect more news on Japanese games in the coming days. PlayStation TGS opening presentation announced a worldwide Monster Hunter World release of January 26, a new trailer for The Last Guardian PS4 remaster, and Left Alive, a new project by Square Enix and Metal Gear Solid artist Yoji Shinakawa.

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