Bandai Namco has released an eleven minute trailer explaining how upcoming asymmetrical multiplayer game Dragon Ball: The Breakers works.
As was established in the reveal, one player will take on the role of the Raider and the others a Survivors. The latter have no powers, and must activate a Super Time Machine to escape the map. They’ll have to defend the start-up system from the Raider before they can escape the field of play.
To do this, the survivors will have to find Power Keys dotted around each area of the map. They’ll then have to these keys to a certain point. The more keys found, the less time they have to defend the time machine before it’s ready. If the raider manages to destroy the Super Time Machine, players can call on an emergency time machine. Only one of these latter ones can be in play at any time, and the player who calls it can choose to save just themselves or risk helping their friends.
Meanwhile, the Raider can win Dragon Ball: The Breakers by destroying the time machine, or the survivors themselves. They’ll get more points the more survivors they take down. Each raider can evolve to gain new powers and skills. One example given is Cell, who starts as a larva and can evolve by absorbing downed survivors and NPCs. It also has special powers unavailable to the Survivors.
To go with this, Bandai Namco has revealed the times for the game’s upcoming closed beta on PC. It’ll run from December 3 at the times in the tweet under the video below. You can sign up for a place on the game’s official website before November 30. Dragon Ball: The Breakers is set to land on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC in 2022.
Check out the Closed Beta Test schedule for #DBTB which will be held on STEAM!
— Dragon Ball: The Breakers (@DBTB_EN) November 24, 2021