Bandai Namco pegs Aug. 9 as the start date for Dragon Ball FighterZ on Nintendo Switch.
For those looking to participate, the company has released the following details:
August 3rd: Release the Open Beta on the eShop for pre-load only (players will be able to begin downloading the Open Beta client on this day).
August 9th (9:00pm PDT): Official release of the Open Beta on the Nintendo eShop and start of the Open Beta session (all players can now launch the game and have access to the online game servers).
August 11th (11:59pm PDT): The Open Beta period ends.
During the beta, players will be able to choose from 23 Dragon Ball characters and take them into battle in Arena Match, Ring Match, and Ring Party Match modes. Players can also choose to spend some time in Practice Battle Tutorial mode to get some training in before taking on real life opponents.
Dragon Ball FighterZ on Nintendo Switch is slated to launch in the Americas on Sept. 28, 2018. The game is rated "T for Teen" by the ESRB.