Bandai Namco released the latest trailer “Memories” for the One Piece Odyssey RPG. A demo of the game will be released on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on January 10, 2023.
The trailer showcases how Luffy will lead his Straw Hat Crew through a world built from their extraordinary memories and experience quintessential scenarios from the series including Marineford and Dressrosa, in addition to the previously-revealed Alabasta and Water Seven.
Revealed during Jump Festa 2023 in Japan, the latest trailer gives fans a deeper look at how the game introduces dramatic variations to fan-favorite narrative arcs that involve the Straw Hat Crew.
The gameplay weaves together original stories that take place within key scenarios depicted in the anime with deep RPG gameplay, where players can take on the role of all their favorite Straw Hat Crew members during combat. By revisiting the four locations, players can directly involve themselves in these memorable moments rooted in the series canon.
One Piece Odyssey will also collaborate with the four One Piece mobile titles from December to January, while the original characters of One Piece Odyssey will arrive in the games; One Piece Bounty Rush, One Piece Treasure Cruise, One Piece Grand Collection, and One Piece: Thousand Storm as playable characters.
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 the Official Site.
The standard edition will come with a pre-order bonus of starting consumables, along with the Traveling Outfit set, giving the straw hat crew their original outfits!
Meanwhile, the Deluxe edition also includes two rare accessories and Usopp’s Sniper King outfit! In addition, it also comes with the Adventure Expansion pack, giving you even more accessories and berries to start the game with, and future DLC.
There is also a Limited Edition Bundle, which comes with a special figure featuring Luffy and Lim, a steel box for the game, and all of the previously mentioned bonuses!
▍One Piece Odyssey Gameplay
One Piece Odyssey will feature an original story and players can take on the role of nine of their favorite pirates, including Luffy, Zoro, Nami, Franky, Sanji, Usopp, Nico Robin, Chopper, and Brook. Players will follow the Straw Hat Pirates to solve the mystery of a newly discovered island with a system that utilizes their unique actions and a command battle system.
In the adventure part, players can explore the environments and get past obstacles using the unique skills of the Straw Hat Pirates. Players will have to utilize the qualities of different characters, for example, Luffy’s rubber body or Frankie’s ability to improvise tools, in order to overcome the obstacles in their adventure.
The game also features an original turn-based command battle system, where players take victory by using their favorite Straw Hat Pirates, and each character plays an active role in different situations.