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Who is Kefla and why is her inclusion in Dragon Ball FighterZ significant?

Kefla and Ultra Instinct Goku were unveiled to be the first new characters of Dragon Ball FighterZ's third DLC wave. While Kefla will be available on February 28 (two days earlier for those that own FighterZ Pass 3), Ultra Instinct Goku was stated to be releasing sometime in Spring 2020.

But who exactly is Kefla? Is she really relevant enough to make the roster of Dragon Ball FighterZ? Let's take a closer look at Kefla's identity and role in the Dragon Ball story in order to find out.

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Humble Bundle's Lovers x Fighters sale features big discounts for the biggest fighting games and dating sims around

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and what better way to surprise your loved ones, friends or even yourself than with some cheap fighting games and dating sims while also giving a little to charity?

Humble Bundle is currently running their special Lovers x Fighters sale featuring the biggest titles from both of the thematically opposed genres from Dream Daddy to Mortal Kombat 11.

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Three reasons why now is a great time to start playing, or get back into, Dragon Ball FighterZ

The hype wave for Dragon Ball FighterZ was immense when it first launched back in early 2018 and while we're still very much enjoying the three on three action, few community members would disagree with the sentiment that we could definitely use a tune-up to attend to a few lagging components.

What's been proposed and/or hinted at for FighterZ's upcoming third Season points to a development team that is well aware of the facets that need attention. Producer, Tomoko Hiroki, stated directly during last weekend's new season reveal that the general aim for Season 3 is to deliver a fresh experience. From what we can gather at this early stage, Dragon Ball FighterZ is about to offer a lot to a lot of potential players and so now is the time to get started or come back if you've been on the fence.

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Season 3 footage for Dragon Ball FighterZ reveals faster snapbacks to reduce 50/50 mix up situations

Snapbacks have always been an important mechanic in team versus fighting games like Marvel vs. Capcom. In Dragon Ball FighterZ, this was particularly strong as it basically guaranteed that the opponent would have to deal with one or numerous mix ups after being forced to switch out team members.

Footage of Season 3 has shown that the delay between a forced tag has been considerably reduced compared to Season 2. This obviously has a huge potential to affect the overall meta for Dragon Ball FighterZ in the game's upcoming third season.

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Kefla's Dragon Ball Super references in Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3

While fans watching the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals this past weekend were expecting a gameplay trailer for Ultra Instinct Goku, Bandai Namco surprised everyone with the reveal of a second, previously unknown character. The fusion of Caulifla and Kale, Super Saiyan Kefla, is joining Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3 on February 28, and we received our first glimpse of her in action during the Sunday action.

The Kefla gameplay trailer showcased a lot of what the character is capable of, and naturally several of her attacks and animations were inspired by the source material, Dragon Ball Super. HiFight has already put together a video that takes a look at all of the Kefla references in Dragon Ball FighterZ.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate currently leads in EVO 2020 entrants — registration leaderboard for February released

The official lineup for EVO 2020 was revealed just last week, and the fighting game community has been abuzz ever since. Tournament staples such as Tekken 7, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Street Fighter 5 all made the cut this time around, and a handful of surprises — such as a Marvel vs. Capcom 2 invitational event — have the people already feeling the hype.

EVO tournament organizer Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar took to Twitter this morning to update fans on the current entrant numbers for each game on the main lineup. While we don't get specific amounts here, we do have a leaderboard to show how each title is currently stacking up.

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Reactions to Ultra Instinct Goku and Kefla's announcements in Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3 are about as hype as you can expect

The Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals has arrived to an epic conclusion for Season 2. The third season appears to be kicking off with a bang as Ultra Instinct Goku and Kefla have been announced as DLC challengers. In addition, there are three more unknown characters that are also on the way.

While it's true that we are getting yet another Goku added to the game, Ultra Instinct Goku and Kefla are both fighters that have been heavily requested by the Dragon Ball fandom. As one can probably imagine, some hype reactions have resulted in these reveals.

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Kefla and Ultra Instinct Goku gameplay trailer revealed for Dragon Ball FighterZ, FighterZ Pass 3 announced

Following the epic conclusion of grand finals at the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals, Bandai Namco fully unveiled the next DLC characters coming to the game for its third season of content.

Producer Tomoko Hiroki took the stage to reveal Ultra Instinct Goku and the newly announced Kefla's gameplay trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ from the Tournament of Power arc of Dragon Ball Super.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

After a long season of qualifying events, the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour finals are happening this weekend in Paris, France.

Players qualified for the main portion of the event are CO|Go1, FOX|SonicFox, ASM|Wawa, CO|Fenrich, Dekillsage, BC|Kazunoko, VGIA|Shanks, Maddo, PG|BNBBN, EG|NYChrisG, Supernoon, FT|B, BC|ApologyMan, BC|Tachikawa and RSG|Seo.

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SuperNoon: I don't feel like Dragon Ball FighterZ is falling off at all, GT Goku is very strong but I don't think he's the best character in the game

Steve "SuperNoon" Carbajal has been working to make a name for himself in the fighting game community for pretty much 10 years at this point, but Dragon Ball FighterZ has lit a fire under him like never before.

He earned his way into the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals going on this weekend and even qualified for top 8 in the world by defeating last year's DBFZ champion BC|Kazunoko to add to his success at places like EVO and last year's Japan Saga.

Our own Jonathan "Catalyst" Grey had the opportunity to interview the reformed Marvel player during Capcom Cup 2019 where SuperNoon opened up on his growth as a player, what drew him to DBFZ over everything else, what he wants for new mechanics and his thoughts on GT Goku.

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GT Goku and Goku were everywhere in the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals and its Last Chance Qualifiers for Season 2

For Dragon Ball FighterZ fans, this weekend probably marks the biggest tournament for the year. I'm of course referring to the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals.

The competitors at this event are no doubt the best of the best when it comes to playing Dragon Ball FighterZ. Let's take one last look at the character usage stats for Season 2 right before Season 3 changes everything with features such as the Z Assist Select.

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Z Assist Select coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3 among other adjustments and features

During the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals, a video played that showcased the Bandai Namco game producer, Tomoko Hiroki, discussing upcoming updates that should be interesting to Dragon Ball FighterZ fans. Needless to say, the game's meta will probably be seeing a drastic change going into the third season.

The most notable addition that was mentioned was the existence of a "Z Assist Select" feature. As the name implies, players will now be permitted to choose one of three possible assists for their selected combatants at the start of every match.

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With Ultra Instinct Goku's gameplay reveal for Dragon Ball FighterZ coming this weekend, how will the Saiyan's attacks differ from his other versions?

The Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals are scheduled to go down this weekend in Paris, France though we already know what at least one of the big reveals is going to be at the event.

Bandai Namco previously confirmed that Ultra Instinct Goku will be the first new fighter shown for DBFZ's still unannounced Season 3 of DLC, but what does he have that could set him apart from the half dozen or so other Gokus already on the roster?

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'I am the strongest Go1 in Go1 history' - Two minutes of straight defense against Fenrich shows the EVO champ is in insane Dragon Ball FighterZ shape

We're mere hours away from the start of the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals in Paris, France, and while we know that 16 competitors will all be vying for the title of "best in the business," one is currently standing out as a clear favorite.

CO|Go1, this year's EVO champion, is going into this weekend with 1,750 tour points (second is CO|Fenrich with 1,500) and a considerable amount of momentum. He's also been posting snapshots of both progress and confidence via gameplay clips and dominant statements that almost certainly will have his competition worried.

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Think twice before you check out the super cool Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour trophy, because you're probably going to want one for yourself

The end of the competitive season for Dragon Ball FighterZ is quickly approaching as this weekend will see the World Tour Finals play out in Paris, France.

Bandai Namco has posted an image of the trophy the winner of this weekend's brawl will walk away with, and it's quite impressive as it could easily be a collector's item for fans to proudly display at home.

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'How EVERYONE reacted to the EVO 2020 lineup' — Mighty Keef returns with another spot on and hilarious comedy skit

The EVO 2020 lineup was revealed earlier this week, and much like it always does the announcement sparked discussion within the fighting game community. NetherRealm Studios' major modern fighting title, Mortal Kombat 11, we nowhere to be found, while Marvel vs. Capcom 2 sees a return in the form of an invitational event to celebrate the game's 20th birthday and EVO legacy.

There are a lot of reactions online right now, but The Keef Crew's newest video has to be the funniest and most accurate of them all. The comedy skit shows how each game on the EVO lineup responds to the news, and there's an appearance from someone that the other games didn't really want to see...

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One game edges out Street Fighter 5 and it's not Smash Ultimate; see which titles got the most votes in our EVO lineup hopefuls poll

Update: Voting has ended and you can view the results by clicking the jump.

Earlier: With EVO Japan now out of the way, the fighting game community can begin looking forward to what will undoubtedly be the biggest FGC event of the entire year with EVO 2020, and we'll soon know exactly what games to start preparing for.

EVO organizer Joey 'Mr. Wizard' Cuellar revealed earlier this week that their team will be announcing the full EVO 2020 lineup on February 4, but what titles do the community expect to see come back / join the roster? And what ones do they WANT to see?

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