The Germany international's decision to leave BVB for one of their biggest rivals caused uproar among Dortmund supporters, but the 21-year-old feels people should also look at it from his perspective.
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"One should also look at it from my side, though. I want to keep on developing as a player. People should look at it from that angle, too.
"It was a combination of things that convinced me to join Bayern. There were a lot of reasons for me. The coach, the club and I wanted to try something new."
Gotze made his Bayern debut in the 4-1 friendly win over Gyor on Sunday, netting twice during his 30 minutes on the pitch.
Bayern beat Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League final at Wembley last season to complete an historic treble, with former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola now in charge of the Bundesliga champions.