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Update: Which characters do you hope and expect to see announced during today's Dragon Ball FighterZ Show?

Update: Voting has ended for the Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3 polls, so you can see the final results from the community just ahead of today's upcoming showcase.

The anticipation is building. We're only one day away from the Dragon Ball FighterZ Show which will delve into the future of the popular fighting game and reveal at least one more of its upcoming DLC characters.

With a history spanning over 36 years at this point, there's no shortage of fighters who could make the cut for Season 3, but certain characters would definitely bring in more hype from the players than some others.

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Would Raditz be a good addition to Season 3 of Dragon Ball FighterZ? Here's how Goku's brother might play if inserted into the game

We'll admit this video is a tad old, but since we're still waiting on Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC character reveals and Goku's brother Raditz still remains one of the most charismatic Dragon Ball Z characters not on DBFZ's roster, we figure it's still more than relevant.

Raditz is the main focus of one of the earlier entries in Globku's DBFZ Season 3 character and move set prediction videos, and while the evil Saiyan hasn't had as much screen time as many others, Globku does have some interesting ideas based on the little we have seen.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Show scheduled for August 16 with exclusive trailer confirmed for event

Dragon Ball FighterZ players are eagerly awaiting news for their game going on almost three months now, and it appears as though we know when the next ball is about to drop for content.

Bandai Namco announced today that the Dragon Ball FighterZ Show revealed almost two weeks ago will be taking place on August 16 along with some of what's going to be shown and discussed during the event.

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Dragon Ball is taking a pretty big financial dip for Bandai Namco but still remains the company's biggest breadwinner

We in the fighting game community know Bandai Namco for games like Tekken and Dragon Ball FighterZ, but the company deals in plenty more than just fighting games. Bandai produces a lot in the way of anime action figures and collectibles and while it's surely profitable to be working with the likes of Pokémon, Mobile Suit Gundam, KAMEN RIDER, and ONE PIECE, it should come as little surprise that the mega successful Dragon Ball is by far the company's biggest cash cow in this avenue.

That said, the recently released financial report reveals that Dragon Ball is taking a significant monetary dip this fiscal year.

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Despite Tapion never fighting in Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon, Globku managed to theorize a moveset for him in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Globku recently released a video that theorizes moveset ideas for Tapion in Dragon Ball FighterZ. This proved to be quite the challenge as Tapion was never actually seen fighting in the Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon movie.

Still, Globku managed to come up with a number of ideas that revolve around Tapion's sword and his enchanted ocarina. Inevitably, some ideas for Tapion's move list had to come directly from Xenoverse.

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Ultra Instinct Goku's wild reversals making you too afraid for Oki pressure? This option select covers almost all of the Saiyan's wake up options

Ultra Instinct Goku's been in the hands of Dragon Ball FighterZ players for over two months at this point, and many immediately called out how strong of a character he'd become.

One of the problems some users have run into since the latest Goku's launch is all of his counter and reversal options that makes them worry about pressuring the Saiyan on his wake up.

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Over 50 percent of console fighting game players use Wi-Fi for online matches according to Katsuhiro Harada

As the focus of the fighting game community shifted this year towards almost exclusively online play, the players have pushed more and more the importance of using a wired connection in an age where wireless tends to rule all.

Following the announcement that Tekken 7 would be receiving updated online features soon in Season 4, longtime series director Katsuhiro Harada revealed the majority of fighting game players still primarily use Wi-Fi for matches.

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Next Dragon Ball FighterZ announcement coming later this month

We've now crossed the two month mark from when Dragon Ball FighterZ saw its last update with the release of Ultra Instinct Goku though it's honestly felt like longer due to the lack of new reveals. That's going to change soon, however.

Naoya Yasuda from Bandai Namco's eSports division appeared on the Japanese fighting game roundtable last night to announce that new announcements are coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ sometime this month.

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If Master Roshi became a character in Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 3, these are some techniques that he should have access to

With Ultra Instinct Goku and Kefla already available, there are still three DLC fighters remaining for Dragon Ball FighterZ's Season 3 pass. Based on his popularity during our Dragon Ball FighterZ character wish list poll, we think that Master Roshi might be the perfect candidate.

While Master Roshi isn't quite as powerful as someone like Ultra Instinct Goku, Kefla, Beerus, or Jiren in terms of the canon material, the Turtle Hermit's importance can't be overstated considering that he was the martial arts teacher for the series' main character.

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Capcom, Bandai Namco, SNK, and more fighting game publishers holding roundtable live stream on August 1, Guilty Gear Strive reveal confirmed

Several major fighting game publishers are gathering together this weekend for a roundtable discussion live stream. Representatives from Capcom, Bandai Namco, Arc System Works, SNK, Arika, and Koei Tecmo will sit down together on Friday/Saturday at 5 p.m. PT (July 31) / 8 p.m. ET (July 31) / 9 a.m. JST (August 1) for the “Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable.”

The broadcast will see fighting game producers and directors discussing topics chosen by fans before the live stream — which will be airing on the Tekken, Arc System Works, Capcom, and Dead Or Alive YouTube channels. According to Gematsu, we'll be hearing about things such as the fighting games themselves, eSports, and more.

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Ultra Instinct Goku needs no starting meter and only one assist to begin this touch of death combo in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Although Ultra Instinct Goku has only had a couple of months to develop in Dragon Ball FighterZ's Season 3 meta, the overall impression right now is that Ultra Instinct Goku is a top tier. On our community voted tier list, Ultra Instinct Goku is currently ranked as the second best after Bardock.

While Ultra Instinct Goku is well known for his amazing defensive techniques, he's also armed with some powerful touch of death sequences. BDG|Kane Blueriver recently posted touch of death with Ultra Instinct Goku that requires no meter to initiate.

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Would Whis be a good fit for Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC? Here's how he might play if added to the game

The Dragon Ball FighterZ community is still awaiting the arrival of a few more DLC characters to round out Season 3, and though figures like Master Roshi or Majin Vegeta may be the most likely picks, there are plenty of other characters who are worth considering.

In his most recent video Globku takes an in-depth look at one of the least combative and most powerful characters in all of Dragon Ball: Whis. How might this angelic being play if he were chosen as DLC?

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C Assist beams in Dragon Ball FighterZ can cover so many options it's kinda crazy: The Cool Kid93 shows off the underutilized tech in new guide

When Dragon Ball FighterZ first launched its Season 3 update with additional Z Assist functions, many players initially wrote off C Assists due to their long recovery times though they have been growing in popularity more recently.

The Cool Kid93 was one of the few competitors to spread the gospel of the C Assist for months now, and he's recently put together a new tech breakdown covering all of the options that the beefed up beam attacks can offer in useful match situations.

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Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath featured in PlayStation's Summer Sale alongside other hot fighting game discounts

The summer months used to mean a sparse release line up for video game players which has evolved over the years into an event that presents some of the best sales of the year, and that includes fighting games too.

PlayStation's digital Summer Sale is now underway which includes the first big discount for Mortal Kombat 11's Aftermath expansion that we've seen for the platform.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ player receives one of a kind birthday present from the FGC: a heart-warming combo video dedicated in his honor

This year's been quite a difficult one for the fighting game community for a number of reasons including the absence of regular tournaments, preventing us from seeing our friends and rivals around the world that we've made.

Dragon Ball FighterZ player KalsKingdom recently celebrated his birthday, and his compatriots got together to present him with a one of a kind gift that is a reminder of why this community is so great in the first place.

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HookGangGod releases Season 3 tier list for Dragon Ball FighterZ

Dragon Ball FighterZ is now in its third year of competition, and while the game might be the closest its ever been in terms of overall balance, there are still those who shine above the rest for a number of factors.

Eduardo "HookGangGod" Deno quickly emerged as one of the best DBFZ players in North America and the entire world, and he recently released his Season 3 tier list for the game he's called home along with a video breakdown for his choices.

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Base Vegeta lands five command throws in a row in the ultimate 'playing with your food' Dragon Ball FighterZ clip

There's a lot of dirt that can be done in competitive fighting games, and some of the filthiest plays we see come from team-based titles such as the Marvel vs. Capcom series and Dragon Ball FighterZ. In games where you have multiple characters on a squad and the ability to call assists, players are able to set their opponents up for some truly nasty things, but sometimes the threat of that alone is enough to give someone an upper-hand and the ability to play with their food.

A clip from AxiomSirrah on Twitter shows their Base Form Vegeta (backed by his two teammates) taking on a solo Vegito online. With the opponent's health low, Vegeta lands five command throws in a row making for a clip that's almost too impressive to believe.

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