Namco Bandai announced today that an HD Collection for the PS2 Budokai series is heading to the Ps3 and Xbox 360 this winter. Bundling Budokai 1 and 3 (mysteriously not the second one), Budokai: HD Collection will feature updated graphics and achievements/trophies. Below is the official press release followed by a picture of the box art (click to enlarge).
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today announced the return of two of the finest Dragon Ball Z games in the history of the franchise. PlayStation®2 titles Dragon Ball Z Budokai and Dragon Ball Z Budokai 3 are being enhanced and re-mastered in HD, and will be released together as Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in Europe this winter.
Originally released in 2002 and 2004 respectively, both games deliver highly charged, unforgettable gameplay experiences, making Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection an essential purchase for new Dragon Ball Z fans as well as those who want to relive the furious battles from the original games. With its intense gameplay and thrilling fight action, Dragon Ball Z Budokai 3 went on to become the highest rated Dragon Ball Z title on Metacritic, a position it retains to this day.
With enhanced and re-mastered HD visuals, alongside full Trophy and Achievements support, Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection brings two legendary anime fighting titles to the PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360® for the first time in one great package. No fan of the series can afford to miss it.
Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection will be powering its way into Europe this coming winter.