This Japanese announcement of One Piece Odyssey appeals to nostalgia

The promotion of One Piece Odyssey It’s going from strength to strength just a week away from its release date. Behind the almost ten trileres published so far, the Japanese division of Bandai Namco Entertainment, the publisher of the title, has released a short video (which will probably be used as advertisement on television) where one of the attractions of the JRPG: the nostalgia for the work of Eichiro Oda.

In the video, also shared by the medium GamingBolta young adult is shown, who wears an austere suit, arriving at home after job: in the mailbox he finds an envelope with One Piece Odyssey in physical format for PS5. The somber tone of the footage changes when he begins to play, as reminisce about the adventures of the Straw Hats what law in the sleeve (or saw in the anime) during the last 25 years.

As we told you in our impressions with the first hours from the Japanese role-playing game developed by ILCA (Pokémon Shiny Diamond / Shimmering Pearl), One Piece Odyssey take Luffy and the rest of his crew to Waford, a mysterious island where a new story will be narrated supervised by Oda himself. However, part of the plot will consist of recall key events of manganime: alabasta, Water 7 and many others.

Another notable point of One Piece Odyssey since we could play it briefly at Gamescom 2022 it’s in your turn based combat systemwhich has several curious mechanics that mix the positioning, elemental weaknesses and the classic rock-paper-scissors of games like Fire Emblem. Bandai Namco explained in more detail the ins and outs of the clashes in this trailer.

On January 10 there will be a demo for PS5, Xbox Series and PS4

One Piece Odysseyan RPG that aims to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the popular saga of comics, animated series, movies and countless other things. merchandisingbe available on January 13, 2023 for PC (Steam), PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PS4; the January 10 there will be a demo for consoles.