One Piece Odyssey: everything we know so far – T3 Latam

While Bandai Namco’s latest One Piece video game has been pushed back to 2022, there’s still a lot about One Piece Odyssey to get excited about. Sure, fans of the franchise will have to wait a little longer for this one. new game.

One Piece Odyssey was first announced on March 28, 2022 by developer ILCA and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment. The upcoming JRPG sees the Straw Hats stranded on the mysterious island, Waford, and forced to explore it to find out what’s going on with it, and themselves, as they seem to regress in their ability after arriving.

Release date

The One Piece Odyssey release date is scheduled to officially launch on January 12, 2023 for PC gamers and January 13, 2023 for those of you looking to play on consoles. It’s unclear why Bandai Namco has set two different cross-platform release dates, though since One Piece Odyssey has already suffered a delay, we’re happy to see fixed dates.

Platforms One Piece Odyssey

One Piece Odyssey will release for PC via Steam, PS5, PS4, and Xbox Series X. Notably, the upcoming JRPG will not release for Xbox One. While it’s becoming more common not to release for the older generation, it’s a bit strange that One Piece Odyssey is still releasing on the PS4 but not the Xbox One.

One Piece Odyssey gameplay

There are different abilities and characters that level up to get stronger in traditional JRPG fashion, but Bandai Namco has also been promoting a system it refers to as “the dramatic scene system” where unexpected scenarios can arise where, for example, Usopp you might feel intimidated. by an enemy and need to be rescued.

Overall, the plot seems to be about collecting the skills and memories of the crew on Waford Island. This essentially translates to leveling up over time to become more powerful, ultimately ending up at the power level the Straw Hats had before they were stranded on the island.

Is One Piece Odyssey multiplayer?

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There is no multiplayer in One Piece Odyssey. All information released by Bandai Namco indicates that it is for one person to play.

One Piece Odyssey characters

Notably, One Piece Odyssey features the vast majority of the Pirate crew as playable characters. That includes Luffy, Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Chopper, Robin, Franky, and Brook.

Each playable character has their own specific abilities in combat, as well as while exploring outside of combat. For example, Zoro can knock down barriers while Luffy can dash around a bit. In short, there will be reasons to use each crew member in combat and out.

One Piece Odyssey includes two new One Piece characters: the humans Adio and Lim. While information about Adio has been relatively scant, it is known that Lim will play a significant role.

One Piece Odyssey Developers

One Piece Odyssey is being developed by ILCA and published by Bandai Namco. The developer is perhaps best known for making Pokémon Shining Pearl and Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, as well as developing Pokémon Home, the app that allows Pokémon to be transferred between different modern titles alongside Pokémon Go.

While this is the first One Piece game developed by ILCA, it has a lot of experience working on 3D RPGs. Prior to One Piece Odyssey, the most recent major One Piece video game was 2020’s One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 by Koei Tecmo’s Omega Force. Prior to that, Ganbarion developed 2019’s One Piece: World Seeker.