Publisher Bandai Namco and developer ILCA shared a new trailer for One Piece Odyssey introducing its gameplay systems.
Here’s a rundown on the gameplay mechanics, plus the new trailer:
- Master the strengths of each Straw Hat member in battles that never play out the same way twice. Scramble Areas add a new dimension to combat, while Dramatic Scenes spice up encounters with unexpected events.
- Field Actions give every Straw Hat a role while exploring. Cut through iron bars with Zoro or build bridges with Franky.
- Craft combat items like Usopp’s Trick Balls or buff your party with Sanji’s delicious dishes to gain the edge in tough encounters.
- Power up your characters any way you want with the flexible equipment system that lets the player customize and improve equipment as they see fit.
Here’s a rundown on the game:
One Piece Odyssey
Adventures Are Never Forgotten. ONE PIECE ODYSSEY is an RPG project filled with the unique elements of adventure from ONE PIECE that has been highly desired by fans. This project has been in the works for many years so that fans can truly touch the world of ONE PIECE and now is ready to be unveiled!
Join this brand-new RPG featuring new character and monster designs produced by Eiichiro Oda, the author of ONE PIECE. The game is also complemented by the beautiful music of Motoi Sakuraba, a composer well known for his various contributions to video games such as the Dark Souls and Tales of series.
A broken Thousand Sunny… Scattered crew members… Luffy’s missing straw hat…
During their voyage, the Straw Hats, led by Monkey D. Luffy are swallowed by a huge storm at sea. They end up on a mysterious island full of nature amidst the storm and become separated from each other. The crew sets out on a new adventurous journey filled with wonders of a raging nature, powerful enemies, and strange encounters with island locals. Work together with Luffy and his crew to set sail once again!
- A MYSTERIOUS ISLAND – Luffy decides to scout the island to meet up with his scattered crew members. They come across various mysterious ruins and never-before-seen monsters. Although excited to scout the island together, things soon take an unexpected turn. Discover and experience an original storyline!
- STRAW HATS AS ONE – Defeat new enemies, unravel mysteries, and unearth a whole adventure with your favorite Straw Hats! In addition to Luffy, you can play as Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Chopper, Robin, Frankie, and Brook!
- RPG WITH A ONE PIECE TWIST – Experience quests and dungeons all with an authentic ONE PIECE twist. Enjoy what you love about RPGs but with your favorite characters and an original touch from the ONE PIECE universe.
One Piece Odyssey is set to launch on January 12th, 2023 across Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.