Did anyone not expect a free to play mobile Dragon Ball Z game not to do amazingly well? Dragon Ball prints money, and it’s apparent this trend is continuing with the series’ first official mobile game entry. The English version of Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle has already reached 6 million downloads in just over a month.
Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle reached the 15 million downloads mark in Japan even before its international release on July 17th. The international download numbers have reached just over a third of the Japanese numbers, and in a mere 32 days. That’s no joke.
While most gamers will take a look at its simplistic gameplay and turn up their nose, Dokkan Battle is a feast for Dragon Ball Z fans. Characters from all of the series’ arcs can be both obtained and fought against. The battles themselves are packed with action art stills and animations to get the player pumped. This Japanese trailer illustrates this far better than I can explain it: