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Dragon Ball FighterZ to get rollback netcode on PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC

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After releasing Lab Coat Android 21 and a stability patch with no communication on its future, Dragon Ball FighterZ will obtain next-generation upgrades and rollback netcode. After the EVO 2022 prime eight occasion, Bandai Namco and Dragon Ball FighterZ producer Tomoko Hiroki took the stage. Through a translator, she introduced next-generation variations of the favored fighter have been coming quickly and rollback netcode was coming with it.

The announcement got here after the grand finals, which ran late into the early Sunday morning hours. No trailer or footage was launched of the native next-generation variations. The announcement mentions rollback netcode will solely be coming to the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, and PC variations of the game. Upgrade paths are coming for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One customers when these updates launch.

Since Dragon Ball FighterZ’s launch in 2018, rollback netcode has been a extremely requested function. With the game’s frantic three versus three motion, delay-based netcode induced many points for gamers attempting to struggle others on-line.

The lack of rollback netcode turned a focus of the neighborhood through the pandemic. With offline occasions canceled, on-line tournaments struggled to fulfill the neighborhood as a result of delay-based netcode impacting participant efficiency.

Earlier this yr, Lab Coat Android 21 was launched and instantly turned the game’s greatest character. After months of neighborhood event bans, Bandai Namco launched a patch with slight nerfs to her skills and changes for the remainder of the cast. No point out of addressing netcode criticism was talked about, with the EVO announcement coming as a shock to the neighborhood.

During the transient announcement, producer Tomoko Hiroki introduced that no future characters, content material, or stability patches can be coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ.

Thus far, EVO 2022 has featured a number of combating game bulletins, comparable to rollback netcode coming to Samurai Shodown, a Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Arcade 1up official rerelease, and Skullgirl’s subsequent character reveal.