One Piece Odyssey – 18 minutes of gameplay

Publisher Bandai Namco and developer ILCA premiered 18 minutes of direct-feed One Piece Odyssey gameplay during an Anime Expo 2022 live stream on July 2.

The companies also shared the following information during an Anime Expo 2022 panel on July 1:

Game Artwork

Artworks that bring the charm of One Piece into an RPG.

The art team at ILCA Inc. created artwork through a process of imagination and trial and error and the world-view settings unique to this title based on designs provided by Eiichiro Oda and the various settings of the long-running One Piece series.

Based on these numerous artworks and settings, we created One Piece Odyssey an exciting adventure for players.

Drama

Waford, a mysterious island that appears in ancient writings.

During their voyage, the Straw Hat Crew are swallowed by a huge storm at sea. They end up on a mysterious island Waford full of nature amidst the storm.

A broken Thousand Sunny…. Scattered crew members…

Luffy and his crew set out on a new adventurous journey to escape from the storm-plagued island! What awaits them there are wonders of a raging nature, powerful enemies and…

Adventure

use the unique skills of the Straw Hat Crew to explore the world of One Piece!

To unravel the mysteries of the Island Waford, the game features an adventure system that allows players to move forward by utilizing the unique actions of the Straw Hat Crew.

Use Luffy’s Gum-Gum abilities and Franky’s construction techniques to explore the world of One Piece!

Battle

One Piece x Command Battle System: The Straw Hat Crew in action!

While the familiar royal command battles are the mainstay of the game, a new battle experience with the unique One Piece system which aims for victory through the actions of the Straw Hat Crew has been achieved.

Enjoy “Scramble Area Battles” in which you move around and select an area according to the situation at the start of the battle, and “Dramatic Scenes” in which trouble can occur at a certain area.

Key Characters

  • Lim – A mysterious girl who hates pirates. She lives on an island called Waford, where the Straw Hat Crew drifted ashore.
  • Adio Suerte – An explorer living on Waford. He is a castaway himself and takes on the role of a guide for the Straw Hat Crew.

One Piece Odyssey is due out for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam in 2022.

Watch the footage below.

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