On October 4th, Bandai Namco will conduct a “Network Test” for Dragon Ball Xenoverse on PlayStation 3, during which PS3 users will be able to play the game. The test will run from 5 am PDT on October 4th to 8 am PDT on October 5th.
On October 3rd, Namco will post a code to their official Facebook page for Dragon Ball Z games, which 20,000 participants will be able to redeem on a first-come, first-served basis. These 20,000 users will be able to download the game client after 9 am on October 3rd, and begin playing once the test goes live on the 4th.
Specific timings for America and Europe are as follows:
EUROPE: from October 4th at 11:59 AM CET to October 5th at 3:00 PM CET
AMERICAS: from October 4th at 5:00 AM PDT to Oct 5th at 8:00 AM PDT
Registration in Europe has already closed, and codes will be sent by e-mail on October 1st. American users will need to wait for the Facebook giveaway on October 3rd.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse is in development for PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.