Bandai Namco Entertainment America shared new gameplay details for One Piece Odyssey, an all-new JRPG based on the mega-popular series One Piece that delivers a storyline rooted in canon.
The latest look at the game delves into its features while revealing more moments from the Alabasta Kingdom, a fan-favorite storyline. One Piece Odyssey will launch on 13th January 2023, for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam, and is currently available for pre-order at on the games website.
One Piece Odyssey — Gameplay Trailer
Delve into the world of One Piece
In One Piece Odyssey, players explore new and familiar environments that are richly detailed and authentic to One Piece’s visual style, uncovering new areas and hidden treasures in their quest. The gameplay features classic and exciting turn-based battles that incorporate One Piece’s traits by letting players swap between their favorite Straw Hat Crew members and use their unique abilities to take on powerful enemies and massive bosses. In addition to the main storyline, fans can have an adventure in One Piece’s world by discovering hidden Side Stories and embarking on Bounty Hunts that pit protagonist Luffy against dangerous enemy pirates.
Master the Dramatic Scenes system
One Piece Odyssey’s exciting battles lets players use various attacks and items, as well as type-matching with different characters and skills to exploit enemy weaknesses.
The game’s epic battles feature a unique mechanic where players overcome situations typical in One Piece called Dramatic Scenes that occur with specific combat conditions that boost player progression, letting the Straw Hat Crew earn increased experience for completing tasks.
One Piece Odyssey transports the Straw Hat Crew to a mysterious new island where players embark on various challenges that connect the “past” and the “present” of One Piece, and fight powerful enemies and massive bosses in exciting turn-based battles.
The game will set fans out on a journey into a world of epic adventure drama, where an original story and new characters developed under the guiding hand of series creator Eiichiro Oda await to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the One Piece series.
So what is it?
Produced by Toei Animation and based on the top-selling manga title of all time by creator Eiichiro Oda, the One Piece series first premiered on Japanese TV in October 1999 and follows Luffy and his Straw Hat Crew on their epic quest to find “One Piece,” the legendary treasure of the former King of the Pirates, Gol D. Roger.
Today, One Piece is now a global franchise that encompasses 15 feature films including the soon-to-be-released “One Piece Film Red” on November 4 for the United States and Canada, home videos, video games, and an ever-growing catalog of licensed merchandise that includes accessories, toys, games, novelties, furniture, housewares, apparel and more.
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