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Dragon Ball Z Kakarot has sold over 1.5 million units

It's safe to say that Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is a success - the playable retelling of the classic DBZ story has already sold over 1.5 million copies. The game released in January.

Bandai Namco revealed the news in an investor-focused news posting on its Japanese website, and goes on to say that beyond the 1.5 million copies already sold, the goal is to see the title reach 2 million copies sold this year.

Those numbers keep it in the same sort of ballpark as other successful Dragon Ball titles like Xenoverse and Dragon Ball FighterZ - though Kakarot has failed to dethrone the record set by FighterZ, with that title selling 2 million copies in its first week back in 2018.

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We called Kakarot "a great way to experience the classic story," though noted that the game is let down by pedestrian, bland area design and grindy combat.

Kakarot has a season pass, so the adventures aren't over - though Bandai Namco is yet to reveal what DLC content will be releasing for the game. Fan speculation pegs Dragon Ball Super as a potential focus for the DLC.

Elsewhere in Dragon Ball, Bandai yesterday confirmed that Dragon Ball FighterZ will get a full third season of DLC, including free updates to the game's system and UI and a paid season pass that'll add five new characters over the course of the year.

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