Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. today released an all-new trailer highlighting how players will have adventurous moments from one of ONE PIECE’s beloved story arcs, the “Water Seven” saga, in the upcoming RPG ONE PIECE ODYSSEY. The title promises to be the most epic game based on the franchise ever, with a thrilling new story rooted in canon and exciting gameplay that puts players in control of their favorite characters from the Straw Hat Crew. ONE PIECE ODYSSEY will launch on January 13, 2023, for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via STEAM®, and is currently available for pre-order at www.bandainamcoent.com/games/one-piece-odyssey.
The new video showcases Bond Arts, powerful special attacks made by three characters that must be unlocked by completing Memory Link Quests. This allows players to resolve frayed memories in the World of Memories, and experience the bonds between the Straw Hat Crew. The trailer also explains part of the training system that lets players collect Cube Fragments in various locations, which can be used to enhance the Straw Hat Crew's skills to gain the upper hand in battle.
ONE PIECE ODYSSEY is sure to retain the charm, humor, and chemistry of the anime with its colorful artistic style and stunning visuals, and by starring the series’ original Japanese VO actors.
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 recently released “One Piece Film Red” in 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.