Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butouden(Japanese: ドラゴンボール改 アルティメット武闘伝,Hepburn: Doragon Bōru Kai Arutimetto Butōden?, Dragon Ball Revision: Ultimate Fighting Legend) Dragon Ball Z Kai: Ultimate Butouden is video game based on the manga and anime series Dragon Ball for the Nintendo DS. It was released in Japan on February 3, 2011.
The game is a 3D fighter that allows players to take on the role of one of their favorite Dragon Ball characters.
News of the game first broke when it was announced that distributor Namco Bandai had applied for patents in Japan for two titles, Ultimate Butouden and Zenkai Battle Royale. This raised the question of whether or not another Dragon Ball was on the horizon. This was put to rest when a full announcement was featured in the following issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump. The announcement stated that it would be exclusively for the DS, and the Japanese release date would be for February 3 of the following year. Featured with the announcement, were several screenshots showing that the game would be a fighting game with 3D graphics and that the story mode would extend to at least the Cell story arc. In the December issue of V Jump featured more screenshots of the gameplay and touch screen menu, showing that players can execute signature attacks by tapping the stylus.