“Dragon Ball Z: Budokai spans from the Saiyan Saga through the Cell Games Saga and allows players to experience the fantastic DBZ universe. The game features five heart-pounding fighting modes including Story Mode where players reenact some of the most exciting fighting scenes from the animated series and Tournament Mode where players can face off to crown a single DBZ fighting champion. The game includes 23 of the most famous DBZ heroes and villains in full 3D spans 29 levels and features over 60 different combo moves per character including some of their patented attacks from the animated series.
- Story mode: Collect skills while playing the Dragon Ball Z story
- Battle mode: Allows you to fight with custom-edited characters
- Practice mode: Perfect key attack combinations in preparation for battle
Skill Edit mode: Edit or exchange acquired skills
- Tenkaichi Budokai mode: You must win gold medal at the tournament to access this mode PLUS an extra hidden mode that the player must unlock