"Prepare...to face the most powerful Dragon Ball Z heroes and villains."
|Dragon Ball Z Budokai|
|Rōmaji||Doragon Bōru Zetto|
|Literal English||Dragon Ball Z Budokai|
|Video Game Info|
|Playable on||PlayStation, Xbox 360, GameCube|
|Next||Dragon Ball Z Budokai 2|
|Japanese||February 13, 2003|
|English||November 2, 2002|
Dragon Ball Z Budokai, localized as Dragon Ball Z (ドラゴンボールZ, Doragon Bōru Zetto) in Japan, is a game developed by Dimps, and published by Infogrames the United States and Australia — with Bandai Namco serving as publisher in Japan and Europe. It is playable on the PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and GameCube. It was released February 13, 2003 in Japan, and November 2, 2002 in the United States. It features a retelling of the series from the beginning of the Saiyan Arc to the end of the Cell Arc.
Dragon Ball Z Budokai was, fittingly, the first in the Dragon Ball Z Budokai video game series, and would be followed by Dragon Ball Z Budokai 2.