VIDEO GAMES LAUNCH
Madrid, March 28 (EFE).- Luffy and the straw hat pirates from “One Piece” return to the world of video games in 2022 with “One Piece Odyssey”, a turn-based role-playing game inspired by the universe of this popular Japanese comic and will go on sale for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X | S and PC, Bandai reports in a statement.
“One Piece Odyssey” will have its own story and new characters created under the supervision of series creator Eiichiro Oda. The graphic style of one of the best-selling manga in history, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, will also be respected, and it will also maintain the humor and chemistry of the anime series that was born in 1999 and has already surpassed the thousand chapters.
The game will transport players to a fantastic world and, during the trip, the straw hat pirates led by Monkey D. Luffy will be surprised by a great storm that will make them stranded on a mysterious island that will appear in the very eye of said storm.
They will end up separated from each other in this natural environment, with the Thousand Sunny completely destroyed, so the crew will have no choice but to set out on a new adventure full of wonderful environments, powerful enemies and strange encounters with the islanders.
Katsuaki Tsuzuki, producer of Bandai Namco Entertainment, is “delighted” to be able to participate in the celebration of the 25th anniversary of “One Piece” with the launch of this game for PlayStation, Xbox and PC.
“We have joined forces with Ilca Inc (Japanese game development studio) and collaborated with Eiichiro Oda to create a grand adventure around the ‘One Piece’ universe that we hope will far exceed the expectations of gamers and fans of the game. series,” adds Tsuzuki.
“One Piece Odyssey” is not the first game inspired by this franchise, which already had more than 20 titles on the market since “One Piece Round the Land” was released for PS2 in 2004.