Dragon Ball Xenoverse news World Tournament is in its final stages; sequel coming June 2016?

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The Dragon Ball Xenoverse World Tournament has entered its finals phase.

According to the Gospel Herald, the final part of the competition commenced on Saturday, September 12, and will run until September 26th.

The tournament was opened to all players in the United States, Japan and Europe to compete using both default characters and original characters that they created in the game. The tournament also allowed players to compete on all platforms PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

The Franchise Herald added that players will be able to use downloadable content up until the last DLC released last June that introduced characters from the movie Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F to the game.

The opening rounds of the finals in Japan last Saturday were broadcast live via streaming through Twitch, Geek Snack reported.

As for the winner, Push Square said that Bandai Namco will award the victor with a profile badge that will declare the player as the Dragon Ball Xenoverse World Champion as well as use the champion’s avatar to create unique themes and backgrounds for PlayStation consoles.

In other news, the Gospel Herald revealed that Bandai Namco is ready to unveil details about the rumored sequel to Dragon Ball Xenoverse, tentatively titled “Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.”

According to the publication, Bandai Namco will make an announcement regarding the sequel in its appearance in Japan’s Tokyo Game Show, which is currently taking place up until Sunday.

The existence of the sequel was leaked when Twitter user NeoGAF New Threads posted an image of what is allegedly the title screen of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, the Christian Post said.

The screenshot carried the title “Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2” while a date at the bottom revealed what is possibly the release date, which is June 2016.

This is the second alleged leak of Dragon Ball Xenoverse’s sequel, as a Spanish website also posted a screenshot showing the sequel as a PlayStation 4 exclusive.

However, the Christian Post noted, fans debunked the screenshot as it carried an old and discontinued logo of the PlayStation Network.