Updated character select screen and alleged data mining discovery point to a possible third season of DLC for Dragon Ball FighterZ

A file by the name of 'CharaSelect_S3?' Hmm...

Posted by John 'Velociraptor' Guerrero • September 26, 2019 at 7:51 p.m. PDT

Dragon Ball FighterZ fans are plenty preoccupied with the newly-added Super Saiyan Blue Gogeta, but the increasingly common practice of data mining games after they update has revealed some new information that might point to a Season 3 of DLC content.

In addition to data mining findings, the game's character select screen has been updated in such a way that instead of completing three solid rows, it leaves jagged edges that almost ask to be filled in with more character thumbnails. While this is not enough to confirm a whole new batch of characters, it is similar to what we saw near the end of the game's first season as developers prepared to expand the roster with new fighters.

A Reddit user by the name of xDioxBrandox shared some peculiar findings from FighterZ's newest background files. Please remember to take all of this with a grain of salt as it's very much unofficial.

The post identifies a config file that directs the game to load and not load specific files. Amongst the lines of code found here, FighterZ is specifically instructed not to load a particular file titled "CharaSelect_S3."

In addition to this, miners have also found a folder titled "CmnBG_S3." This is in addition to a folder that has been present since the game's launch titled "CmnBG."

Below you'll find an image of the updated character select screen (in)complete with Gogeta. The second image depicts the Reddit post text as well as the two linked images showing the code in question:

DBFZ Char Sel image #1 DBFZ Char Sel image #2
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Rumors and hints of a third season for DBFZ have been floating around since August when other data mining efforts potentially unveiled additional character slots beyond the known Season 2 DLC comers.

With new gaps in the character select screen and the seemingly telling lines of code, how likely do you think a third season of Dragon Ball FighterZ is? Feel free to share any thoughts or reactions in the comments below.

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