Get ready, FighterZ! We’re pleased to announce that Dragon Ball FighterZ will be available to Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (with Xbox Live Gold included in your membership) members for free during Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days! Experience the spectacular battles, fast paced, exciting and easy-to-learn gameplay that made it a hit worldwide.

The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, August 1 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through to Sunday, August 4 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Download Dragon Ball FighterZ today by clicking on the Gold Member area on the home dashboard or directly from the Microsoft Store and take the stage in one of the most dynamic fighting games to date!

Xbox Live Gold members can also pick up Dragon Ball FighterZ at a discount during this period and enjoy this fighting game frenzy beyond the Free Play Days period. If purchased, you can continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event.

 Featuring a roster of your favorite Dragon Ball characters with a 3vs3 tag/support system, relive some of the most epic battles from the anime or craft your own story with the large assortment of characters. Create a team with classic fan-favorite characters such as Goku, Vegeta, and Piccolo, or mix and match with villains such as Cell and Frieza.

With a free switching battle mechanic that adds another element of strategy to the gameplay, Dragon Ball FighterZ boasts a level of complexity that delivers a unique fighting experience, elevating it amongst its peers. By mastering everything from dynamic aerial combat capabilities to adrenaline-inducing combos, players can stand out amongst the best in this action-packed thriller. However, epic combat isn’t the only thing Dragon Ball FighterZ offers, fans of the series can also enjoy famous scenes from the anime reproduced in 60 fps and 1080p resolution, with higher resolution supported on Xbox One X!

If you’re looking for some inspiration or just want to get hyped up for your battles, be sure to tune in to the Dragon Ball FighterZ Twitch stream on  from August 2-4 to watch players duke it out at EVO 2019.

Don’t miss out on this exciting weekend event for Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! Learn more about Free Play Days here and stay tuned to Xbox Wire to find out about future Free Play Days and all the latest Xbox gaming news.

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Game Description: DRAGON BALL FighterZ is born from what makes the DRAGON BALL series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its all-powerful fighters. Partnering with Arc System Works, DRAGON BALL FighterZ maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay.

Purchase DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – FighterZ Edition for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – Ultimate Edition for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Arc System Works
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO 
Twitter: @ArcSystemWorksU / @BandaiNamcoUS

DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – FighterZ Edition – The FighterZ Edition includes the game along with the FighterZ Pass, which adds 8 new mighty characters to the roster.

DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – Ultimate Edition – The Ultimate Edition includes the game, FighterZ Pass (8 new characters), Anime Music Pack (available by March 1st 2018) and Commentator Voice Pack (available by April 15th 2018).

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Game Description: Join the OPEN BETA now to get a first punchy glimpse at what DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ has to offer. Go head to head in the VS Online with no less than 11 characters (Super Saiyan Goku and Vegeta, Gohan, Frieza, Cell, Kid Buu, Krillin, Piccolo, Nappa, Android 18, Beerus) and 7 stages. But don’t forget to also stop by the Tutorial to sharpen your skills and master all kinds of devastating techniques!

The Open Beta servers are scheduled to be on at the following times:

January 13, 2018 at 00:00-23:59 (PST) – for those with early access

January 14, 2018 at 00:00 to January 15, 2018 at 23:59 (PST) – for everyone

Download DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – Open Beta for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Arc System Works
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO 
Twitter: @ArcSystemWorksU / @BandaiNamcoUS

It’s almost time for gamers to descend upon downtown Seattle once again for PAX West! The convention, running from September 1 through September 4, is one of the largest gaming events in North America, and Xbox has something for everyone planned throughout the weekend. Read on for details on the gameplay and activities you’ll find in our booth, multiple panels, Mixer streams, and PAX West sweepstakes.

Xbox Booth
North Hall, 4th Floor, Booths 403, 411, 417

Experience Xbox One’s largest, most diverse games lineup in the Xbox booth! There will be 13 different titles available to play, including Forza Motorsport 7, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Sea of Thieves, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Super Lucky’s Tale, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Cuphead, and so much more. You’ll also get the opportunity to go hands on with our newest and most powerful console: the Xbox One X!

In addition to games, try your hand at the Super Lucky’s Tale Claw Machine, take a picture in the Minecraft Experience, design a custom controller with Xbox Design Lab, learn more about Game Pass and Xbox Live, and see the Xbox One X up close. The Xbox Booth will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Monday and is only available to PAX West badge holders.

In addition to the activities found in the Xbox Booth, you can meet with Xbox employees and learn about some amazing non-profits in the Diversity Lounge, and sign up to test new Xbox products at the Microsoft User Research booth in the Skybridge Lobby!

North Hall, 4th Floor, Booth #425

Come meet some of our most influential partners and streamers at the Mixer booth! We’ll have two streaming pod stations decked-out in high-tech PC and Xbox gear, where our partners will be streaming from the Mixer booth on the PAX West show floor. There will be a “fan zone” behind the streamers as well, so attendees can engage with and be a part of the streaming action!

The Mixer team will also be streaming a steady flow of developer interviews, gameplay from some of this year’s most anticipated titles, including other unique content via our streaming living room at center stage, and via our mobile camera crews walking the PAX West floor.

Can’t make it to PAX West in person? No problem! Watch all the action happening at PAX West via And don’t forget to stop by the Mixer booth to sign up for your Mixer account and to secure the first ever Mixer Pinny Arcade pin!

Xbox PAX West Panels

Come hear from members of the Xbox team at a variety of panels at PAX West. Check them out below!

The Evolution of the Gaming Industry: Fresh Voices in Gaming

Friday, September 1
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sandworm Theater (Sheraton, Level 2)

The gaming industry has evolved a lot over the years as new and emerging voices are calling for change and the industry is beginning to listen. Join Xbox’s Gaming for Everyone team as they host a discussion with industry influencers who are working to make gaming fun for everyone.

Helping Others Level Up: How Gaming Supports Healthcare

Friday, September 1
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sandworm Theater (Sheraton, Level 2)

Video games and virtual reality have incredible therapeutic potential within the hospital environment. In this panel, including Aaron Greenberg, you’ll learn how games can be used to support the healing process, and how YOU can make a difference at your local hospital.

Streaming 101: Starting Your Quest

Saturday, September 2
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Hydra Theater (Grand Hyatt, Level 1)

Every streamer has to start somewhere. Seasoned streamers share the tools you need to begin your journey into the world of livestreaming. Join Mixer as we go over how to set up your channel, choose the right moderators, and go live with style.

Major Nelson Radio

Saturday, September 2
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wyvern Theater (Westin, Level 4)

We’ve been here since the beginning of PAX in the mid 2000’s. Over a decade later we’re still being allowed in. Quick, come see this live show before someone figures our scam out! Join Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson, lollip0p, and JEF United as we record an episode of the award winning officially unofficial Xbox-centric podcast Major Nelson Radio LIVE in front of you, our studio audience. It will be an hour of awkward audience participation, Xbox prizes, guests, and maybe some fun. Maybe.

Details here!

Git Gud Ally: Beyond 101

Saturday, September 2
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Hippogriff Theater (Grand Hyatt, Level 1)

Design, development, and community folks across Xbox, Mixer, and Gaming for Everyone go beyond Inclusive 101 and share the exciting projects and initiatives they’re working on. The panel will discuss what their work means for you and what kind of dialog needs to continue to create the best inclusive experiences for gamers. This is a moderated panel with a focus on Gaming for Everyone followed by audience Q&A.

PAX Xbox Design Lab Sweepstakes

PAX West Controllers Image

Enter for a chance to win one of 10 Xbox Design Lab controllers, influenced by some of our favorite games. Xbox Design Lab allows you to create your own personal controller from over a billion different color combinations, metallic finishes, and rubberized grips. Check it out and design your own controller at

There are two ways to enter:

  • Take a photo of your favorite Xbox Design Lab controller in the Xbox booth and share via Twitter using #XboxPAX #Sweepstakes. Don’t forget to follow @Xbox while you’re at it!
  • Follow @Xbox on Twitter and retweet one of their tweets mentioning the sweepstakes, including #XboxPAX #Sweepstakes.

You have until September 4 to enter. The contest is open to anyone from the US or Canada. Click through for the Official Rules.