The Straw Hat Pirates will return in a new and original video game called ”One Piece Odyssey”. Under the vision the creator of the anime himself, Eiichiro Odathe game developed by ILCA Inc, is a JRPG that plunges us into a massive new adventure in the ”One Piece” universe, which will allow players to explore dungeons, complete puzzles, endless quests, and will have a classic turn-based combat game mode.
Players will be part of the group commanded by Luffy, being able to take on the role of well-known anime characters, reaching new islands, sailing through mysterious oceans under the ever watchful eye of the Five Elders.
Although not much more is known about the title, “One Piece Odyssey” has released an announcement trailer where we can see everything that the game contains, to live an authentic pirate adventure. The trailer highlights some of the team’s finishing moves and the synergy between them, with platforming, exploration, and puzzle-solving mechanics, the trailer does an excellent job of showcasing all that “One Piece Odyssey” has to offer.
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The trailer was released on March 28 during One Piece’s 25th anniversary celebrations. The game has been in development for at least three years, but the time seems well spent as the trailer shows off impressive environments. Fans of the series can listen to the work of the renowned composer during the preview Motoi Sakurabawho has worked on the ”Tales” and ”Dark Souls” series.
The game will allow players to take control of the entire group of Straw Hats, making use of the legendary Luffy, and of course Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Chopper, Robin, Franky and Brook, without a doubt being quite an experience. for those who have followed the ”One Piece” anime for a long time.
The story of ”One Piece Odyssey” was developed in part by Eiichiro Oda and will be canon in the main ”One Piece” timeline. Fans of the series can look for a story and a world created not only by the creator, but also by fans dedicated to his long-standing work.
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“I hope to deliver an epic dramatic Straw Hats adventure that both ‘One Piece’ fans and JRPG fans alike can experience and enjoy,” said the game’s lead producer, Katsuaki Tsuzuki.
”One Piece Odyssey” is planned to be released sometime in 2022, and will be available for PlayStation, PC and XBOX, and will be the video game that fans have been waiting for so long, celebrating in a unique way the great impact of one of the most iconic anime series of all time.