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  WORLD RENOWNED EDM DJ STEVE AOKI TO CONTRIBUTE HIS MUSICAL TALENTS TO BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT INC.’S DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 LAUNCHING ON OCTOBER 25, 2016
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07/01/2016
 


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Grammy Nominated DJ and Producer Hits the Recording Studio to Remix Famous Dragon Ball Z Theme Songs Including “Cha-La Head-Cha-La” and “We Gotta Power” for Upcoming Sequel to the Best Selling Dragon Ball Game in History

SANTA CLARA, Calif., (July 1, 2016) – BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. the premier publisher of anime videogames today announces its special collaboration with DJ Steve Aoki to contribute his musical talents to DRAGON BALL® XENOVERSE 2 , the most expansive Dragon Ball® videogame experience to-date. DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 is scheduled to launch in the Americas on October 25, 2016 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One. The STEAM® for PC version of the game will be available on October 28, 2016.

The special collaboration between BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. and DJ Steve Aoki adds musical depth and a new dimension to the DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 experience that will surely delight players and Dragon Ball® fans. DJ Steve Aoki will remix a selection of famous musical tracks from the Dragon Ball Z universe including fan favorites “ Cha-La Head-Cha-La” and “We Gotta Power”. As an additional bonus to this collaboration, DJ Steve Aoki will make his debut appearance in a Dragon Ball® videogame when he appears in DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 as a non-playable-character (NPC) that players will be able to interact with in the game’s hub city of Conton.

"Having grown up with  Dragon Ball, I jumped at the chance to contribute my talents and leave my personal impact on the series.” said Steve Aoki, Grammy nominated DJ and Producer.  

DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 is shaping up to be the biggest and best Dragon Ball videogame experience to date.” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “Both the contribution of DJ Steve Aoki’s musical talents and his in-game likeness will add a fun new dimension to the DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 experience that fans will appreciate.”

DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 is currently rated “RP” for Rating Pending by the ESRB. The game will be coming to the Americas for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on October 25, 2016 with the STEAM® for PC version to follow on October 28, 2016. To find out more about DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 , head over to http://www.dragonballxenoverse2.com . To learn more about BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.’s other products go to: http://www.bandainamcoent.com/home.html or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/bandainamcous .  

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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN ®, GALAGA ®,TEKKEN ®, SOULCALIBUR ®, and ACE COMBAT ®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z ®, and ONE PIECE ®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS .

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