"Super Saiyan 3 Spirit Bomb" Confirmed for Dragonball Xenoverse

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Dragonball Xenoverse, the upcoming game based on the anime, is taking the series' excess to a new level.

A video was posted on Youtube earlier this week showing gameplay from the title. The move featured in the clip was Goku's "Super Saiyan 3 Spirit Bomb."

Fans of the series know the spirit bomb; it's the move Goku used on: Vegeta, Frieza, Majin Buu, and (if you follow the non-canon GT series) Omega Shenron. He learned the move from King Kai on his marble of a planet, and it is Goku's trump card when he's on the wrong side of a beating.

It involves him assuming an unadvisable fighting pose as he tries to collect energy from other life forms. This has worked to varying degrees, and he has only managed to kill an opponent once when using this apparently devastating technique.

But one thing has never mixed with the Spirit Bomb: Super Saiyan. Even in the previous Dragonball games, Goku could only use his trademark attack when he was in his base form.

This, however, will change in Xenoverse; Goku will be able to use the attack in his Super Saiyan 3 form. In the video, Goku finishes off Majin Buu with the technique, and the hosts streaming the game applaud.

Dragonball Xenoverse is scheduled to launch in America on February 17 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. For more about the game, visit its official website here.